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The Clean Lines of Hiromu Kira

September 20, 2013

Hiromu Kira, (1898-1991) well known for his photo (above), “Man on Steps, Bowl (The Thinker).” As a Japanese-American photographer belonging to the pictorialist movement of the 1920s and ‘30s, Kira’s key design elements were geometric backgrounds and clean lines. When asked why he was a photographer, Kira responded,

Let the Meteor Showers Rain!

August 15, 2013

If you think that Gibeon meteorite looks out of this world, then it probably is. The iron-nickel metal crystallized roughly 4 billion years ago. It has a chemical composition of 90 percent iron and 8 percent nickel. CED custom Gibeon meteorite cufflinks sterling silver with white sapphires pave’.

Coco Chic

July 26, 2013

Every woman has that go-to pick in her wardrobe. That one outfit that makes us feel empowered, gorgeous, fierce. For most of us, it’s our beloved, Little Black Dress. Each LBD has a different twist and each woman’s personal style helps to individualize her look.

Do not copy: Create new style

July 3, 2013

“I was the first woman, who did clear painting and that was the success of my painting and the galleries began to put me in the best rooms, always in the center, because my paintings attracted people. It was neat; it was finished.” — Tamara de Lempicka

Posh Goes Punk

May 17, 2013

Bill Cunningham..says the original punk movement was anti-establishment and had nothing to do with couture. Imagine that. Punk started in the music industry but the new exhibit, PUNK: Chaos to Couture, at the Met brought more celebrities with couture punk inspired clothing

Minimalistic Master

May 8, 2013

A master at conveying a message using as little as possible. Today’s Google doodle was an homage to Saul Bass, the ultimate minimalist with the powerful and telling graphics for movie title, advertising and logos.

Holiday Baubles and Things

December 7, 2012

The holidays bring so many good things. Some come in edible form, some wearable and some are just stare-able. Like these fabulously modern ornaments!

15 Million? Pocket Change…

October 24, 2012

On Nov. 13, Christie’s will hold an auction containing one of the most famous and coveted diamonds, the Archduke Joseph Diamond, weighing in at 76 carats.

The Ultimate Diva: Cleopatra

October 19, 2012

Cleopatra is one of the most well known women of all time. Her legend emanates strength and power. Disregard her indiscretions, Cleopatra was the diva of all divas.