The Artists Giving New Life to Fake Flowers

Common in Victorian London, handmade paper blooms have sprouted once again.

#2020-t-design, #art, #design, #flowers-and-plants, #gupta-sourabh, #handicrafts, #turner-tiffanie

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How Shouting, Finger-Waving Girls Became Our Conscience

Young yet preternaturally wise, figures including Malala Yousafzai and Greta Thunberg have changed the face of activism.

#2020-t-design, #gonzalez-emma, #thunberg-greta, #visbal-kristen, #women-and-girls, #womens-rights, #yousafzai-malala, #youth

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When Invasive Species Become the Meal

Is dining on nature’s predators an act of environmentalism — or just a new way for humans to bend the world to our will?

#2020-t-design, #conservation-of-resources, #cooking-and-cookbooks, #invasive-species, #lai-bun, #national-oceanic-and-atmospheric-administration, #oceans-and-seas, #thomas-robert-a, #wildlife-die-offs, #world-health-organization

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A Tiffany Necklace That Transcends Time

The diamonds perched atop Elsa Peretti’s fluid gold mesh collar, which the house recently reimagined, resemble droplets of dew.

#2020-t-design, #diamonds, #elsa-peretti, #gold, #jewels-and-jewelry, #tiffanycompany

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On Long Island, a Beachfront Haven for Black Families

In the 1930s, a group of trailblazing African-Americans bought plots for themselves in Sag Harbor, establishing a close-knit community that’s spanned multiple generations.

#2020-t-design, #black-people, #historic-buildings-and-sites, #long-island-ny, #race-and-ethnicity, #sag-harbor-ny, #sag-harbor-hills-ny

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T’s Design & Luxury Issue: Safe Havens

In praise of homes that are worlds unto themselves, reflecting their owners’ unique tastes while offering shelter from all manner of storms.

#2020-t-design, #black-people, #design, #discrimination, #historic-buildings-and-sites, #sag-harbor-ny

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Murano Glass, an Ancient Art Revived

A new generation of artisans is adding to the long history of the Italian craft, known for its strange shapes, odd colors and secretive techniques.

#2020-t-design, #design, #glass, #handicrafts, #murano-italy, #scarpa-carlo

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In Connecticut, a House That Blurs the Boundaries of Time and Place

At her family home, the textile designer Nathalie Farman-Farma has drawn from ancient Eastern and Western influences with scholarly respect and stylish abandon.

#2020-t-design, #connecticut, #france, #greenwich-conn, #interior-design-and-furnishings, #iran, #nathalie-farman-farma, #paris-france, #russia, #textiles, #wharton-edith

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André Gregory: Actor, Director, Artist

He’s been in the theater world for decades, but painting, he says, has taught him a new way of seeing.

#2020-t-design, #art, #berliner-ensemble, #chelsea-manhattan-ny, #gregory-andre, #lower-east-side-manhattan-ny, #matisse-henri, #shawn-wallace

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In the Heart of Mexico City, an Ever-Evolving Townhouse

By continuously buying and selling the antique furniture, art and kitschy objects that fill its rooms, Dirk-Jan Kinet keeps his home dynamic and grand.

#2020-t-design, #interior-design-and-furnishings, #kinet-dirk-jan, #mexico, #mexico-city-mexico, #olvera-enrique-chef, #real-estate-and-housing-residential

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Design for the Future When the Future Is Bleak

Amid pandemics and environmental disasters, designers and architects have been forced to imagine a world in which the only way to move forward is to look back.

#2020-t-design, #agriculture-and-farming, #brand-stewart, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #design, #eames-charles, #eames-ray, #earth, #greenhouse-gas-emissions, #guggenheim-solomon-r-museum, #international-flavors-and-fragrances-inc, #koolhaas-rem

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A Colorful Homecoming for a Milanese Designer

After living around the world, Nicolò Castellini Baldissera has returned to the city in which his family — and his heart — has always resided.

#2020-t-design, #castellini-baldissera-nicolo, #design, #furniture, #interior-design-and-furnishings, #italy, #milan-italy

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The Belgian Rose Garden That Inspires Two Fashion Designers

In Antwerp, the mother-daughter duo behind Bernadette spend quality time at their Provençal-style family home.

#2020-t-design, #antwerp-belgium, #becdg-ltd-bernadette, #de-geyter-bernadette, #de-geyter-charlotte, #fashion-and-apparel, #gardens-and-gardening, #interior-design-and-furnishings

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A Painting Depicting the Precarity of a Single Figure, and of Us All

In this new work by Marcus Jansen, the subject must contend with two threats: rising walls and rising waters.

#2020-t-design, #art, #jansen-marcus

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A Pandemic-Appropriate Show Ends Its Run in a Newport Cemetery

Piotr Uklanski’s new paintings of Pre-Raphaelite muses closes with a private performance that conjures “Eyes Wide Shut” and Roy Orbison.

#2020-t-design, #art, #cemeteries, #uklanski-piotr

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