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The House That Céline Built

In an elegant, round meeting room with parquet flooring, a UFO-like vintage Danish fixture lights a curvilinear, black vintage table, while in a reception space, an oversize brass chandelier from the Danish artist FOS (a.k.a. Thomas Poulsen) hovers …

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'Sagrada The Mystery of Creation' review: Gaudi's acclaimed Barcelona church

Gaudi's vision for the building was extraordinary, mixing Modern, Gothic and Art Nouveau forms. With three unique facades representing the Birth, Passion and the Glory of Jesus, the building, when finished, will also have 18 towering spires. Even in …

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Nouveau Flamenco guitarist returns to Ponte Vedra

Nouveau Flamenco began life as a self-produced local release called “Marita: Shadows and Storms,” copies of which local artist Frank Howell distributed in his art galleries. When the record found its way to radio stations and began generating a buzz …

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Art film 'Woman in Gold' doesn't glitter

Directed by Simon Curtis (“My Week With Marilyn”) and the scripting debut for English playwright Alexi Kaye Campbell, the film copies Klimt's dazzling fusion of classic and art nouveau techniques, but stops short of creating a masterwork. Maria's …

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A Spring Season of Music and Dance

The opera house's annual Mozart May festival this year features revivals of Mozart operas, including a modernist “Così Fan Tutte,” “The Magic Flute” (which reimagines the opera as a sort of feverish Art Nouveau dream) and a new concert version of the …

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Chiefs win to stay in play-off hunt

Mackintosh crossed in the first half to set the Hamilton-based side on their way and Retallick's score just after the hour mark gave them a comfortable cushion, with Aaron Cruden adding 13 points with his boot. That ensured Hadleigh Parkes' score …

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The best cities in the country for Valentine's Day

The number of jewelry stores, florists in the area, and chocolate shops in each city were also factored in. WalletHub also says that the best Valentine's Day weather is in Los Angeles, but you will get the best bang for your buck in Fremont, California …

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Emilio Pucci

The rest of the clothes referenced Stevie Nicks and Jimmy Page to bring everything into the orbit of Dundas' Seventies comfort zone. It made for a rich bohemian story, with moments of dandy glam in the swish of wide-leg trousers in navy and burgundy …

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Datebook: Top Lifestyle Auctions in April 2015

This auction will include a mix of Decorative Arts objects from the 1860 onwards, including a 'Victoire” car mascot, circa 1928, created in amethyst tinted glass by René Lalique (photo, est: £6,000-8,000), along with a Sandro Vacchetti Art Deco ceramic …

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Melilla: A Spanish Art Nouveau City in North Africa

Discovering North Africa's Art Nouveau Treasures in Melilla | Travel stories, world music, travel books, and a close peek at unique destinations.

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Marie Poutine's Jewels & Royals: Aquamarine Necklaces

… Vuitton (2) Luciano Marotta Gigli (1) lucie campbell (1) Lucien Gautrait (2) Lucien Picard (1) luis masriera (1) Lulu Frost (1) Luz Camino (1) marchak (3) marcus and co (4) margherita burgener (17) Marianne Ostier (1) Marice …

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Titan To Publish Nikopol Trilogy, Skydoll And More European Classics

His backdrops of gigantic structures inspired by Art Nouveau, Indian temples and Gothic cathedrals earned him the nickname of “space architect”. Six tales about Sloane's exploits were collected in Les six voyages de Lone Sloane in 1972, hailed by many …

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Piazza Sempione RTW Fall 2015

These included a pencil skirt paired with a matching boxy, cropped jacket as well as a T-shirt cinched with a thick leather belt and shown with comfortable cropped pants featuring high cuffs. The playful attitude carried over to a black suit composed …

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Jil Sander RTW Fall 2015

For his second women's collection at the creative helm of Jil Sander, Rodolfo Paglialunga showed an increased comfort level with the brand legacy. His lineup honored the German founder's minimalist credo with an ease and sense of movement that was …

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Glasgow School of Art to be restored by city firm Page\Park

Most of it was smoke damage – thanks to firefighters, 90% of the building was saved – but the Mackintosh library, one of the world's finest examples of art nouveau design, was completely destroyed. The historic status of the building makes its …

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Tate Britain director heads to Lisbon to run Gulbenkian Museum

… British-educated and largely Paris-based Armenian oil magnate, Calouste Sarkis Gulbenkian (1869-1955), works on show range from his antiquities, Islamic art and Old Masters to René Lalique jewellery—purchased so long as they were “only the best …

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Marie Poutine's Jewels & Royals: Danish Princesses

Prince Frederik and Princess Mary. Princess Mary and Prince Frederik in a formal photograph. Mary is wearing an impressive suite of diamond and ruby jewelry formerly belonging to Queen Ingrid. A portrait of Princess Marie, …

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MTG Hawke's Bays new director talks about the future.

Lalique is a French glass maker through the Art Nouveau and Art Deco period. I would love to get a collection of his work to display and I am currently speaking to the person who owns it. If we can pull it off I think it will be a beautiful exhibition …

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The Tastemaker – Giampiero Bodino's Milan

The city of Milan is both home and muse for one of haute jewelry's most acclaimed contemporary icons, Giampiero Bodino. … A former architecture student and car designer himself, Bodino is also impartial when it comes to neighborhoods, recommending a …

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How Hayley Thurston's passion for vintage tea parties blossomed into a business

From the Art Nouveau sugar canister in the kitchen (£1 at a car boot) to the large pastel-painted wardrobe in 3-year-old Elsa's room (£30 from Emmaus on the A10, pimped with a layer of emulsion), every single object has a story to tell. "It got to the …

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Fabergé thief jailed after walking out of jewellers with £800k of antiques

He is charged with two counts of burglary. In a previous hearing Tobin claimed to be Lee Harvey Oswald. The firm was nationalised in 1918 after the Bolsheviks swept to power, and fearing for his life the company's head, Peter Carl Fabergé, fled the …

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Attention Illinois Area Postcard Collectors: The Greater Chicago Postcard and …

In addition to postcard and paper ephemera dealers, specialists in Victorian ephemera and trade cards, plus vintage posters, art nouveau/deco perfume labels are scheduled to be on-hand. Attendees can browse through Valentines and Victorian greeting …

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Curlers, cuisine and that gluhwein glow in the Swiss Alps

… starting with a Swiss flight from Manchester and then travelling from Zurich via Bern – thanks to the Swiss Travel System – and arriving in Interlaken to stay at the rather grand 4* Royal St Georges renowned for its historic 1908 façade and art …

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Take a seat: the latest in furniture design for bars

When choosing the right furniture for a bar or pub, the key is to balance the needs of efficiency and aesthetics. “The two don't naturally go together, yet one without the other can spell disaster,” says Sally Huband, director of hospitality furniture …

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Kirkpatrick Chapel listed as one of most beautiful college religious sites

The other windows nestled into the walls were gifted by one of America's most acclaimed artists, Louis Comfort Tiffany, vice president and art director of jewelry company Tiffany & Co. and an American artist and designer best known for his stained …

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Marie Poutine's Jewels & Royals: Some Opal Necklaces

In the Middle Ages, opal was considered a stone that could provide great luck because it was believed to possess all the virtues of each gemstone whose color was represented in the color spectrum of the opal. It was also …

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Glasgow School of Art: Architect to be chosen for restoration

Each firm was asked to submit detailed proposals for how it would restore the art nouveau building which was badly damaged in the blaze last May. The art school is continuing with efforts to raise £20m towards the eventual cost of restoring the …

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Three sisters burned at family barbecue

A mother is in a critical condition in hospital after being engulfed in flames at a family barbecue. Joanne McMahon (46), from Castlemahon, Co Limerick, was at a family Confirmation after-party in Ardagh, Co Limerick, when the barbecue suddenly …

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How To Wear Antique & Vintage Jewelry

If you are looking for something new {antique} to add to your jewelry collection, I offer gorgeous Antique Jewelry from the Victorian, Edwardian, Art Nouveau and Art Deco period. You can see all our latest acquisitions here.

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Antique Art Nouveau ring realistic nude woman wrapped around finger. (Adin reference: 09360-4351)

http://www.adin.be/en/2ndpage.asp?dtn=09360-4351 Antique Art Nouveau ring realistic nude woman wrapped around finger brought to you by Adin Antique Jewelry, Antwerp Belgium. Click the link…

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Cairn Charles Rennie Mackintosh Watch M47PLC4

http://rennie-mackintosh-jewellery.co.uk/watches/charles-rennie-mackintosh-watch-m47plc4/ Cairn Charles Rennie Mackintosh Watch M47PLC4.

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Bentley & Skinner (Bond Street Jewellers) Ltd.

Bentley & Co was first established in Bond Street in 1934. For over 50 years the company was under the sole direction of the present Director’s late uncle John Sheldon, a connoisseur of Russian…

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Buy Tiffany Style Table Lamp

Visit to purchase: http://www.thedecor.co.uk/real-stained-glass-tiffany-style-large-table-lamp.html This lamp is hand-crafted using the same methods originat…

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Taf Schaefer at 2300°: March Madness

Inspired by the natural beauty of Cape Cod, designer Taf Schaefer designs sculpture and jewelry. She has designed works for Steuben Glass, as well as jewelry for the Jane Goodall Institute…

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Vichy, queen of spas, takes waters under the bridge

In the 1950s and '60s Vichy prospered with summer residencies by multiple Francophone potentates, plutocrats and their hangers-on. Those famous villas of varied architectural styles – Second Empire, art nouveau, art deco, even Savoyard – which had been …

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