The Maison Perrier – Jouët Strand Garden by Andrew Kudless at Design Miami/ was an oasis of serenity and calm in the midst of the biggest design show in North America. Drawing from Perrier-Jouët’s history with Art Nouveau, San Francisco based designer Andrew Kudless combined those elements with those involved in the ritual of serving champagne: “I […]
This year’s edition of Design Miami/ brings the best in design from galleries and exhibitors from across the globe and includes such highlights as: The launch of Building Legacy: Designing for Sustainability, a partnership between Design Miami/ and the United Nations Dean & DeLuca unveil Stage by German architect Ole Scheeren, a new food retail concept […]
Guild Handcrafted Eyewear is one of my fave design finds for October! Their frames are just what a discerning eyewear connoisseur, like moi, needs to stand out from the rest. Trying to find frames that stand out and are well-made has been one of my missions ever since I started wearing glasses in college. Over […]
Even as I type these words, I cannot believe that one of the greatest architects in the world, Zaha Hadid, died today at age 65. It seems impossible that this powerful, talented phenomenon of a person can be stilled. It is also striking to me that one of my most cherished idols, passed away here […]
The Met Breuer media preview took place yesterday and what an amazing preview it was! Formerly the home of the Whitney, the Met Breuer in New York City is now the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s new home for its modern and contemporary art collections. The Met Breuer’s program spotlights modern and contemporary art in dialogue with historic works […]
This week the contemporary and modern art and design worlds turn their focus on to Miami Beach, Miami and its surrounding areas in South Florida and yours truly, Mone Knows, will be out and about taking a look at at the main shows as well as the myriad of events, happenings, parties and openings! Plus, I will be taking pics […]
Modernism Week 2016 from February 11th – February 21st is on my design event #wishlist! I really do wish I will have the opportunity to check out some of this 10-day celebration of midcentury architecture, design, fashion and culture.