Mad Men Fever
Talk of the style-setting show Mad Men is rampant. The show's set decorator Amy Wells has created pitch-perfect early 1960s interiors representing Manhattan swank, Palm Springs modern (my fave) and suburban traditional. If you love the look, consider adding a touch of Mad Men style to your walls...
Interview With Guest Curator Elizabeth Bauer
Elizabeth Bauer is a noted interior designer and owner of the Elizabeth Bauer Design shop in New York. Her personal style is best described as modern in a traditional silhouette. Contributing writer Nancy Cost interviews Elizabeth for this month's guest curator piece.
Daily Dose of Maira Kalman
Long before I had kids I was collecting the award-wining, colorfully illustrated, and whimsically written books of Maira Kalman. If you know Maira you love her work. If you don't know Maira, chances are you may actually know her work without realizing it. Her drawings appear on covers of the New Yorker, and are often seen in the New York Times. Maira also illustrated the unlikely classic "The Elements of Style"...
The Philadelphia Art Hotel
Here's another cool way to get exposed to art besides visiting a gallery, art fair, museum, or your favorite on-line art marketplace (wink wink). Attend an artist-in-residence exhibit or open studio event featuring work by resident artists...