COLLECTING

Shaking the House: Seeking Out “Ugliness”

By Regina Connell. It’s not just Marie Kondo and Martha Stewart anymore. It seems that these days, everyone’s cottoned onto the idea of a good spring clean. There are even apps that help you with it. Please. Each major culture has a … Continue reading

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Noticed: Design Miami/

By Heather Palmer. The ceramic presence at the Design Miami/ show this year confirmed that (love it or hate it) the “trend” of ceramics is still here. Certain markets appear saturated with ceramic work that feels, at times, too similar. … Continue reading

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The New Luxury: Are You A Collector?

By Regina Connell. It seems to be that if you like the finer things in life, and are far enough along to have a lot of the basics taken care of, at some point you will confront the “c” word. … Continue reading

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The New Luxury: The Thing About Things

By Regina Connell. At long last, I’m weighing in on the unlikely book that blew the minds of publishers everywhere: a book from a little known (in the West, at least) Japanese home organization consultant. I’m of course talking about … Continue reading

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