After it was first created in 1978 for the Palazzo dei Diamanti in Ferrara, the Proust armchair became a historic and iconic symbol of twentieth century furniture design. Just a couple of years ago, designer Alessandro Mendini helped design Proust Geometrica for Cappellini – an explosive and colorful version of the original. I think you either love it or hate it . . . what do you think?
Teen rebellion in the sixties was the inspiration behind Dean and Dan Caten’s amazing fall campaign for DSquared. Shot at London’s Ragged School Museum, a good looking group of unruly students are defying all the rules while sporting brushed mohair sweaters, cropped pants, leather gloves, sparkly heels, and wicked cat eye glasses. Disorderly conduct at it’s best!
In just a couple of weeks, I’ll be going back to Greece – this time, we’ll be sailing on a catamaran through the Greek Islands. The first thing that comes to mind, when preparing to spend an entire week on a small boat, is WTF should I pack? So I thought I’d plan ahead and lay out a few things that I just won’t be able to be without. And yes, a feather pen is absolutely necessary . . . for writing postcards, of course!