Tag Archives: design

Camparisoda: The aperitif of fast, futurist art

I always thought Thursday was really the day to celebrate Happy Hour. Friday seemed so banal, so been-there-done-that. And so today, from my bookshelf to your eye: “Camparisoda: l’aperitivo dell’arte veloce futurista da Fortunato Depero a Matteo Ragni.”* * Camparisoda: the aperitif of … Continue reading

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Day 3: By hand, by heart

An experiment in blogging inspired by the signage in Cap Ferret. (This is for Ron.)

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Postcard #2: Farmacia Milanese

[The juxtaposition of textures and designs in this city is over-the-top. If your eyes are open, you cannot get bored. This pharmacy’s location is a perfect example. Pharmacies, in general, are a sensual treat here in Milan. More on that … Continue reading

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Ode to linen

Oh linen. One of the items that’s frequently on sale at the aforementioned vide-greniers is antique linen. As the value of this is well known, and the lighter weights are difficult to find, the prices may be higher than the … Continue reading

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The importance of blue

As summer draws to a close, I try hard to photograph with my mind’s eye all the textures and colors that I love so much here in Burgundy. It doesn’t take long to realize that the sheer uniformity of palette, … Continue reading

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