Galleries + Museums

What is Luxury? The V&A Explores…

Dominic Wilcox Skipping Stones

By Regina Connell. Given the interest in what we’ve been calling alternative luxury, I was delighted when I heard a few months ago that London’s Victoria and Albert Museum was going to be doing an exhibit on the much-maligned “L” … Continue reading

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Pick of the Week: Savage Beauty Comes Home

Birds Nest Headdress Autumn Winter 2005/6

By Regina Connell. Savage Beauty, a retrospective celebrating the life and work of Alexander McQueen was one of NY’s Metropolitan Museum’s most successful (and lucrative) shows. But as spectacular as it was, it’s nothing compared to what’s going on in … Continue reading

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Noticed: Molecule-Designing the Unseen

Fifth Floor + Art and Olfaction

By Regina M. Connell. Fifth Floor Gallery, located in LA, is one of our favorite galleries. Robert Apodaca, who founded and runs the gallery, has a commitment to making (since he is a maker himself) an unfailing instinct for what’s … Continue reading

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Pick of the Week: Sheer Audacity

Barber Osgerby at the V&A during London Design Festival 2014

By Regina Connell. We’ve always been fans of the UK design team Barber Osgerby, but this certainly took the cake. For the 2014 London Design Festival, the duo¬†created two huge reflective panels positioned end to end, suspended beneath the vaulted … Continue reading

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