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Uncategorized Jan 27, 2011

Sit and Read Launches New Site

Kyle Garner, interviewed here, has announced the launch of a new site for his Sit and Read Furniture. The shop specializes in mid-century wares, and Kyle is especially adept at new upholstery – just check the collaborative effort with New… Read more
Uncategorized Dec 15, 2010

Gothic Ivories Project

Some quick museum news for today, www.gothicivories.courtauld.ac.uk is now online. The site makes available the first 700 objects from a database that already numbers more than 3,000 ivories. A detailed entry has been written for each… Read more
Uncategorized Aug 23, 2010

Video | Cool Hunting takes on Brimfield

The good folks at Cool Hunting have produced a duo of videos exploring the collector/dealer dynamic at Brimfield Antique Fair. As one of the United State’s biggest flea markets, Brimfield attracts a fair share of characters, some of whom… Read more
Uncategorized Apr 2, 2010

Wright Auctions Eames Auction

Eames fans take not – on April 8, 2010, Chicago auction house Wright will host a sale celebrating the good and unique designs of Charles and Ray Eames. Included is the above DKW chair in enameled steel, leather, and walnut. … Read more
Uncategorized Mar 25, 2010

Video | Object Lab – Blindfold

What can your senses – other than sight – tell you about an object? The Chipstone Foundation explores this idea in their blindfold object lab. I quite like this as an exercise, having always been interest in what thinking sound … Read more
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