Tag Archives: Collecting

Resolution: Reconsider the Bookstore

Daunt Bookstore in , image via Daunt Books.

By Regina Connell. It’s time we rediscover the bookstore, for real. There’s something magical about them: they’re doorways to discovery, dreaming, new possibilities. They’re not just about expanding your head: they’re about expanding your psyche, your soul, maybe even changing … Continue reading

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The New Luxury: Are You A Collector?

Paul Braga’s Snuff Bottle Collection, image via Bonhams

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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Profile: Peggy Loudon

Photographic Credit: Hap Sakwa

Sometimes, objects deafen you with their silence. Walking around at a juried crafts exhibition, there was, as usual, a good deal of visual stimulation (some good, some, well, just ok). And then, suddenly, I had one of those movie moments … Continue reading

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Profile: Emil Yanos

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We first saw Emil Yanos’s ceramic sculptures at an opening at Ruby’s some months ago, and couldn’t get them out of our heads. Even in a place like Ruby’s the work was a stand out: inspired, elemental, powerful and oddly … Continue reading

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