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There were plenty of exciting looks on the Met Gala red carpet, but none captured the spirit of the “In America: A Lexicon of Fashion” theme like ASAP Rocky’s custom ERL quilt. Since colonial times, crafts have been an integral part of the American experience, and quilts have served as historical records, family keepsakes, and …

Since the creation of Studio Biskt in 2018, Charlotte Gigan and Martin Duchêne have combined their skills – Gigan is a ceramicist and Duchêne an industrial designer – to push the possibilities of their favorite material. “We want to take clay out of its usual shape of cups and vases to show that it is …

“Listening: Music, Movement, Mind” is the first book by Swiss jazz pianist Nik Bärtsch. Published this summer by Lars Müller, it is the first time that Bärtsch explains in detail the workings of his own creativity and the democratic process of the various groups he has led for 20 years, including Ronin and Mobile. Swiss …

ST. PETERSBURG – For years, residents of St. Petersburg and beyond have been waiting for the opening of the Museum of the American Arts and Crafts Movement. On September 7, it was revealed to the public – and it’s mind-boggling. Founded by collector Rudy Ciccarello, the museum is the first in the world dedicated to …

The Cold Ash Horticultural Society hosted a summer berry show with fruits, flowers and fun this weekend. It was a slightly different summer show for the company, with additional elements of the spring show included. There were the usual vegetables, fruits, flowers and photographs, but also crafts and floral art, which are normally part of …

It seems natural that Michael Kors would include Ariana DeBose among his guests at his Met Gala table on Monday night, not only because DeBose surprised attendees at his Friday parade with a live performance, but also because she plays the role of Anita in the directed Steven Spielberg West Side Story (slated for a …

In hall 4 of Maison & Objet Paris 2021, three installations presented new products for the home, security and connectivity. Maison & Objet Paris invited three guests to create a universe within the event that would touch on the notion of leisure (the installations are in hall 4 of the show). Elizabeth Leriche focused on …

Click to enlarge Skye Barker Maa, Founder of Factory Five Five. Photo of the hip photo When you see a great outfit, it’s hard to imagine the work it takes to put it together. Businesswoman and founder of the new Factory Five Five art collaboration, Skye Barker Maa knows how mysterious the process is to …

Patek Philippe combines irreproachable watchmaking know-how with rare and refined artisan techniques in three new exceptional timepieces. Held earlier in June at the historic Geneva headquarters of Patek Philippe on rue du Rhône, the Rare Handcrafts 2020-2021 exhibition was a rich showcase with a vast selection of more than 75 pocket watches, wristwatches as well …

Madonna, Jean-Paul Gaultier, Kylie Minogue, Dita von Teese, Rose McGowan, Isabelle Huppert and Catherine Deneuve – the most iconic stars of their time have all come under the lens of Pierre Commoy, 71, and the brushstrokes by Gilles Blanchard, 67 years old. , who retouches and beautifies each photo by applying real paint on canvas, …