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Marie Davidson brings a blast of coldwave to SXSW, hits up TMT showcase …

Marie Davidson is the magical nouveau Francophone coldwave unicorn the world has been waiting for ever since… well… Francophone coldwave stopped being a thing. The Montreal-based artist has been active in experimental acts like Les Momies de …

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Hidden language of the streets

If a set designer wants to evoke an English street, a red phone box and postbox will do the trick; for New York, a steam vent and a hot-dog cart; for Paris, an advertising column and an art nouveau ironwork Metro exit. Street furniture and the in …

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Glasgow School of Art fire: Investigators reveal cause of inferno which tore …

Investigators from the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service have spent the past six months probing the cause of the inferno which damaged the 1909 building – considered by many to be Mackintosh's masterwork. It started in a basement studio as a student was …

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Chatty Man Alan Carr: Christmas Day isn't about me.. I just wake up and wonder …

“She's after Fabergé eggs and mink coats. She says, 'You earn £20million a year, I read it in the paper'. Trust me, mum, no I don't. And if I did, I wouldn't be spending it on you, I'd be off on a yacht.” Alan's no stranger to awkward moments, though …

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Keane singer Tom Chaplin threatens burglars as he appeals for return of wife's …

The lead singer of soft rock band Keane has threatened burglars who stole his wife's diamond ring and other jewellery. Vocalist and songwriter Tom Chaplin, 35, angrily tweeted to his 35,000 followers following a break-in at his home on New Year's Eve.

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Art Deco Everlasting: Toby Lynn GemsEAT LOVE SAVOR …

Despite our modern times, vintage and contemporary Art Deco jewellery still delights many collectors and fashion taste-makers. Art Deco Everlasting is a new series dedicated to discovering some of the most stunning Art …

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Synopsis | Art Nouveau Jewellery From Pforzheim By Fritz Falk

THE SYNOPSIS OF YOUR FAVORITE BOOK =— Where to buy this book? ISBN: 9783897902800 Book Synopsis of Art Nouveau Jewellery from Pforzheim by Fritz Falk I…

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Charles Rennie Mackintosh “Saltire” Bracelet | Silver CRMA604b

http://rennie-mackintosh-jewellery.co.uk/bracelets/ Charles Rennie Mackintosh Bracelet – Sterling Silver CRMA604b “Saltire” Cairn Scotland cubic zirconia & r…

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Semi Precious Stones & Stone’s Adornments

Brazil has high quality semi-precious natives stones, where the majority of the world’s semi-precious stones are mined. A gemstone or gem (also called a prec…

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Tiffany Lighting

Tiffany Lighting. . . . . . .The Tiffany Lighting Company: Tiffany Lighting & Lamps tiffanylightingcompany.co.uk/ It’s well known in interior design that cho…

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Rene Lalique: A History

When it comes to high quality glassware one name stands above the rest the late great French glass master Rene Jules Lalique. Known for beautiful glass creat…

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Today in History – March 16

In 1898, Aubrey Beardsley, an illustrator and designer whose work epitomized the Art Nouveau style, died. In 1900, Lord Strathcona's Horse, a unit of 537 mounted troops recruited in Manitoba, British Columbia and the Northwest Territories for the Boer …

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Feel the beat: how rhythm shapes the way we use and understand language

Hip-hop is not exclusive to British or US artists and similar rhythmic patterns echo in the work, for example, of Senegal-born French star MC Solaar, and his urban-setting take on the wild west, Le Nouveau Western (also sampling Gainsbourg, no less …

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Maiyet RTW Fall 2015

… partly because the collection's profile is based on working with artisans from far-flung locations, but also because it is still searching for an identity for its ready-to-wear. The jewelry and accessories, greatly expanded this season with 20 new …

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Montblanc E-Strap Turns your Watch 'Smart'

German luxury goods brand Montblanc have created an innovative strap that transforms mechanical timepieces into smart watches. The leather 'E-Strap' has been created for Montblanc's Timewalker Urban Speed collection of timepieces and can be tethered …

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How Mansur Gavriel Created the First Post-Recession It Bag

Booking a booth at the Capsule tradeshow in New York in February 2013 proved more fruitful: orders were placed by reputable American independent boutiques including Bird and Creatures of Comfort. But it was Gavriel's chance encounter with designer, …

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Art History: The Naples Art, Antique & Jewelry Show

Vendome Inc. specializes in fine antique, period, estate and signed jewelry – unique pieces that “can be worn, not sored.” Naples Art, Antique & Jewelry Show … Angela Cummings | Opal and Black Jade Suite for Tiffany & Co. Inlaid Opal, Black Jade and …

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Live Opera on the Big Screen

Daniel Dercksen: Opera lovers can indulge in the Met Opera's production of Offenbach's sumptuous Les Contes d'Hoffmann at Cinema Nouveau from March 7. … Erin Morley is a graduate of the Met's Lindemann Young Artist Development Programme.

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Check it out: The Principal Madrid

The corner hotel forms part of an avenue of art nouveau and art deco buildings but inside, the double-height ceilings, marble floors and large windows make the perfect backdrop for uncluttered modern interiors by Pilar Garcia-Nieto and Barcelona-based …

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Vienna Celebrates 150 Years of the Ringstrasse

Austrian Emperor Franz Joseph officially opened Vienna's Ringstrasse on May 1, 1865. The boulevard, which is 5.3 kilometers long and 56 meters wide, was an elegant promenade for the upper classes. This year Vienna is celebrating its 150th birthday with …

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Etchings: A Peculiar Mid-point Between The Grand Officialness Of Painting

Perhaps most famously for erotic sketchings Aubrey Beardsley embodied the Decadence of Art Nouveau and Oscar Wilde era high society, yet imbued the medium with a sophistication and “intellectual” validity through references to Japanese Shunga and …

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Glasgow Burrell Collection treasures draw 15000 visitors at London's Bonhams …

IT was the first time in almost 40 years that items from the collection had been exhibited in London. Share; Share; Tweet; +1. Glasgow City Council Burrell entrance 300dpi.jpg. Burrell Collection at Pollok Park. AROUND 15,000 people have visited an …

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Pride in perfection: Glenn Tutssel on finding design inspiration in everyday …

London's V&A, with its collections of ceramics, paintings, sculpture, jewellery, clocks, fabric and fashion, informs us with layers of creative inspiration. The demonstration of master craftsmanship is enlightening and it is refreshing today to see …

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Mary Katrantzou Hits Hong Kong, Beijing

ON THE ROAD: Mary Katrantzou is in Asia this week. On Thursday, the designer met with VIP customers at Joyce and hosted a dinner at NUR, a gastronomy restaurant in Hong Kong that was recently awarded one Michelin star. Joyce commemorated the …

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Panerai Auction in Paris Breaks Two World Records

Auction house Artcurial held a sale dedicated exclusively to Panerai watches recently – breaking two world records in the process. The Paris auction, which saw about 100 timepieces go under the hammer, raised over one million dollars, including two …

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College athletes ran tax-refund fraud scheme, netted $400K

There was no Louis Vuitton, no Mercedes Benz, no Tiffany and Co. jewelry. "I'm not even sure … There were no really nice cars, there was not a lot of fancy clothes, fancy jewelry things like that that would lead you to believe, 'How did you get that …

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What's happening on the local art scene this week

Art Nouveau Galleries, works by Harry Boardman, Justin Long, Robert Ciampa, Ward Van Haute, Meghan Reiff and others. 93 South West End Blvd., Quakertown. Open daily, except Wednesdays, at 11 a.m.; closes 8 p.m. Fridays; …. Includes new work from more …

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Nemetschek Vectorworks Announces Dates for 2015 Art in Architecture Webinars

That's why Nemetschek Vectorworks, Inc. is excited to announce the next episodes of its Art in Architecture webinar series, a Continuing Education program that explores great movements in the history of design through the lens of some of the world's …

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Bank hotels: cashier hall restaurants, teller counter bars, and bank manager …

The Art Nouveau cashier hall is now a gleaming restaurant, offices have become guest rooms, and the vault houses a gold-tiled swimming pool. The restaurant features an open-plan kitchen, while the cigar lounge is a cosy place to relax. The 143 rooms …

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Your A to Z guide to antiques: Starting with A…

The common definition of antique is a collectible object such as a piece of furniture, china, silver, sculpture or work of art that has a high value because of its considerable age. The customary definition of antique requires an item be at least 75 …

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Lego exhibition attracts thousands to Hamilton's Low Parks Museum

The primary one kids from St John's Primary went on a school trip to check out the miniature marvels and their imaginations were in overdrive as they got busy at the play tables to produce their very own Lego creations. Share; Share; Tweet; +1.

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Chanel, Met Gala Face Scheduling Conflict

It just might, given a scheduling snafu that has two of the industry's biggest power players — Anna Wintour and Karl Lagerfeld — on a calendar collision course. The two are mounting separate mega events on opposite sides of the globe on the same day …

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Putnam seeks entries for First Friday poster contest

The monthly themes include Art Nouveau, The Jazz Age, World War II and the Arts, Pop Art, Urban Art and Digital Art. Artists can find the rules of the contest on the Discover Putnam website. The winning poster will become the cover of the festival …

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Hopeful Havana

Head straight to the Plaza Vieja and enjoy the mix of Cuban baroque and art nouveau architecture around the square. Houses usually have their doors open and you can take a peak inside, Cuban domains are modest but clean and proud, with flowers on the …

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Empire Recap: This Means War

Several of them personally try to convince artists to stay with Empire (Cookie having a drinking contest with rapper Loyal-T was my favorite), while Jamal went about charming triple-platinum artist Delphine (played by British songstress Estelle) into …

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