Tag Archives: Europe

Noticed: Marking Time

Photo by Father Ray Blake via Remodelista

By Regina Connell. Time’s been on my mind a great deal of late: lack of it, the passage of it, the shape of it. Time’s what you make of it, of course. But what do you make of time? A couple … Continue reading

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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: J. HILL’s Standard

J Hill's Standard

It’s no secret: the traditional handcrafts of the world have had a hard time of it. While individual makers and artisans have struggled, so have the larger enterprises that produced the work. In some sense, they don’t have the advantages … Continue reading

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