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Up to 50000 London homes to be built in brownfield scheme

Up to 50,000 new London homes are to be built on 20 brownfield sites, in a £400m scheme announced by the Treasury. The homes will be built on "housing zones", where planning restrictions are removed to get homes built quickly. The new zones are in line …

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Thomas Tait RTW Spring 2015

Levi Palmer and Matthew Harding stepped out of their comfort zone, delivering a polished collection that offered much more than their signature shirts. ….. L'Occitane en Provence · L'Oreal SA · L.L. Bean Inc. Lane Crawford (HK) Limited · Levi Strauss …

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Sears proposes redevelopment of Aventura Mall store into open-air center

SB Architects designed Esplanade at Aventura to include shading and cooling spaces to make open-air shopping and patio dining more comfortable. Sears hired JLL to lease it. "With a location adjacent to one of the most successful malls in the nation, we …

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Trademark RTW Spring 2015

Organic by John Patrick RTW Spring 2015. John Patrick's spring collection for Organic underscored what he's always done best: accessible, comfortable clothes with enormous visual appeal. ….. Limited Brands, Inc. Lord & Taylor · Lotte Shopping Co. Ltd …

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Driehaus Museum Announces Lineup of Holiday Programs

CHICAGO, Nov. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Driehaus Museum offers fascinating concerts, tours, family events and more! The lineup for 2014 holiday programming follows: Twinkling trees, sparkling lights, and evergreen garlands add holiday …

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Shooing birds from bridge could cost millions

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Efforts to relocate protected birds so the old eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge can be torn down could cost the state more than $30 million, a newspaper said Monday. Transportation officials are trying to move …

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AZ Storytellers storytelling nights: 2015 schedule

More at arizonacocktailweek.com. Wednesday, March 4: Theme: Stories of a Stylish Life, from fashionistas, models and retailers, in partnership with the Arizona Costume Institute Nouveau Chapter, in the Cummings Great Hall at the Phoenix Art Museum.

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Review: Tampa's Café Martí gets to the heart of Cuban food

There was quite a large German colony in Tampa — it turns out what they did was design the cigar boxes and paint those beautiful art nouveau designs — I've heard the pickle is a German influence. We use the pork that we used to eat with our dinner …

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The Gershwin is Dead, Long Live The Evelyn

The new rooms have been designed by Silvia Sofio, and reference Art Nouveau (we would have guessed Deco, tbh, but what do we know). So think sweet, sinuous lines, natural materials and old-style telephones (although we're not sure what Art Nouveau …

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10 best cases for iPad Air and Mini

Liberty's iPad cases don't have any special features but the appearance more than makes up for that. Decked out in a beautiful Art Nouveau pattern, in a range of different colours, for both iPad sizes, Liberty's cases are not just nice looking — they …

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The top 10 food and drink holidays in Spain

A morning in Valencia's splendid Art Nouveau market sets the standard for an independent gastronomic tour of a lesser-known swathe of Spain. From Valencia, you drive along empty roads through exceptional landscapes to hilltop villages, sampling local …

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The Millie season: YOU interview with Millie Mackintosh

She's passionate about her fashion line (hence her concern about wearing those shorts), is an accomplished cook (she reached the semifinals of this year's Celebrity MasterChef) and is planning her own range of jewellery. Funny, focused and open, she …

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BOOMTOWN RAP: State must fight abuse in schools

The sexual abuse of a minor, allegedly by a non-teaching staff member at a reputed international school in Bangalore, has opened a can of worms for the Karnataka government. The government has to fight to save face due to the increase in the number of …

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Michelle Young pursued her divorce settlement for seven years – so far …

Among the microscopic detail was Michelle's assertion that for her 40th birthday, Scot bought her a Graff diamond set worth £1 million. He countered that the jewellery was from a place called Giraffe and cost a more modest £150,000. It was one of many …

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China fines Audi, Chrysler on monopoly charges

BEIJING (AP) — China on Thursday announced it will fine Audi $40.5 million and Chrysler $5.2 million in a sweeping anti-monopoly probe of the auto industry that has prompted complaints foreign businesses are being treated unfairly. Regulators have …

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On sale: a night at the Parisian department store

Famed for its glass and steel Art Nouveau dome and upmarket fashion brands, Parisian department store Galeries Lafayette is offering six people the chance to stay overnight next month. Social networking service Airbnb is listing the one-night stay on …

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Demi Lovato in feathered dress after her Royal Variety Performance

She completed her glamorous look with perfectly applied make-up, which accented her cheekbones and brows, and minimal items of jewellery, including pearl earrings. The American superstar seemed to be on a high after performing in front of the British …

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Top Shops June 2014: Making a Mistake

In January, Cesar Garcia, LAXART's former associate director and senior curator, opened his own Los Angeles gallery and called it the Mistake Room (www.tmr.la)—a moniker inspired by Glenn Kaino's performance art piece by the same name. The new …

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8 luckiest bargains after graffiti artist Banksy sold paintings worth £20000 …

It seems some people are just born lucky – and none more so than a passer-by who unknowingly bought a Banksy. The unidentified woman bought two paintings from a stall in Central Park, New York, set up anonymously by the artist. The works were sold for …

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Iconic Names Generate Strong Bids

An Art Nouveau vase by Zsolnay, 11" high and with Eosin glaze, more than doubled its presale estimates of $700/1000 when it sold for $2478. “This rare glaze by Zsolnay is very sought after,” Davis noted. Rare glazes, well-known images, desirable …

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Value of French antique desk is a shock for US family

Majorelle (1859- 1926) was popular around the same time as Louis Comfort Tiffany, and famed for making Art Nouveau furniture. His speciality was to embellish the designs he produced with life-sized lilies and orchids made of gilt bronze. Only a few …

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Liz Lochhead goes back to school for art class

She is turning back the clock again for this new exhibition, Competent At Peever, at Scotland Street School Museum, a Charles Rennie Mackintosh-designed building on Glasgow's south side. Lochhead, who studied at Glasgow School of Art (GSA) from …

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Scottish influences give touch of old country

Charles Rennie Mackintosh's elegant rose and Arts and Crafts motifs are interpreted in pretty lighting and window and wall stencils at JustMackintosh.com. Look for items with key, thistle, antler, knot and shield motifs. Sir Edwin Landseer's iconic …

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New £10 blood test that can detect a heart attack in just 30 minutes could …

Made In Chelsea's Ashley James unveils jewellery range as she opens up about her battle with depression and dreams of landing This Morning role · Picture Shows: Lauren Pope December 14, 2014\n \n 'The Only Fabulous in fur: ….. Chart-toppers take to …

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Conchita Wurst gets her burlesque on at Paris Crazy Horse

"I really feel comfortable being a lady on the stage, but … this kind of sexiness is something different. I mean they're real women (on stage), you know what I mean? So I really have to find also this side of my female character." Since winning …

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PNG wants Total to develop disputed gas field – energy minister

SINGAPORE, Sept 25 (Reuters) – Papua New Guinea wants Total SA to lead construction of a new liquefied natural gas (LNG) export project drawing gas from a disputed field instead of the gas being used to expand an existing giant project, the country's …

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Many sick in US Ebola patient's Liberia hometown

As 9-year-old Mercy Kennedy sobbed along with neighbors mourning news of her mother's death, not a person would touch the little girl to comfort her. Mercy's mother had helped to wash the pregnant woman's clothes, and had touched her body after she …

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Tom Parker Bowles: Gatto

A great Neapolitan dish and an example of the influence that high French cooking had on grand Neapolitan kitchens in the 18th century. The name is a bastardised version of 'gâteau', and this is a rare southern Italian dish in which potatoes are the …

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Megan Fox travels in style as she leaves Sydney wearing winter mukluks and …

The sexy brunette actress was seen holding a dream dictionary and was dripping in tribal jewellery, not to mention wearing comfy mukluks – soft winter boots worn first by Native North Americans. … But, switching from her high heels and glitzy body …

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Art Nouveau Art Deco Arts Crafts Jewelry Jewellery | white …

You still want to buy the Jewellery Jewelry Art Craft Design Drawing Drafting Template Stencil – Ornaments and Curves? .TheJewellery Jewelry Art Craft Design Drawing Drafting Template Stencil – Ornaments and Curves is …

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'The Nutcracker,' a New York Theater Ballet Production

The centerpiece of Gillian Bradshaw-Smith's Art Nouveau-inspired set is a large clock with adjustable, removable hands. In the overture, Godfather Drosselmeyer's nephew (Stephen Campanella, who also plays the Nutcracker Prince), opens the apparatus to …

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Protesters in Utah city fight for their right to dance

Dozens of people danced to the title track of the Bacon movie, Kenny Loggins' Footloose, as well as the Beastie Boys' (You Gotta) Fight for Your Right (To Party) and Men Without Hats' The Safety Dance, theSt. George News reported. Tiffany Barnes told …

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Mollie King struts her stuff in stylish culottes as she heads to Radio 1 after …

Rumours of a reconciliation between Mollie King and David Gandy have been circulating since July. And hours after MailOnline exclusively obtained the first picture of them holding hands whilst taking a stroll in London, the Saturdays beauty has stepped …

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Good Dutch Art Nouveau Jewellery Is Hard To Find …

Bert Nienhuis' designs are regarded as the most distinctive jewels of the Dutch equivalent of the international Art Nouveau movement; De Nieuwe Kunst, the movement that drastically ended the 19th century; historical styles …

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KaterinaPerez.com Fabergé Easter In Harrods And Beyond …

Stepping outside the pop-up boutique, I faced four museum-like displays with Karl Fabergé's art objects, jewellery, cigarette cases and some other exhibits that belong to the maison(see below). However, the most spectacular …

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