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I am overwhelmed.
The incessant input of stimulation - ideas, conversations, revelations, objects, sounds, images, and reflections -…Continue
Added by Brigitte Martin on July 28, 2015 at 9:30am — No Comments
Such a lot going on and I've not posted again for two weeks. SO, since my last post, summer has been an intermittent affair of hot sun and cold rain and the last week or so, the weather has turned decidedly cool. On one of those cool…
Added by The Justified Sinner on July 25, 2015 at 4:30am — No Comments
Hope all you members are happy!…Continue
Added by Brigitte Martin on July 20, 2015 at 10:00am — No Comments
The Sosia sofa, a free-formable, adaptable piece by Milan-based designer Emanuele Magini, lets you configure its two seats and flexible fabric flap, to accommodate…Continue
Added by Brigitte Martin on July 16, 2015 at 8:00am — No Comments
© Photo: Ron Wood, courtesy of the Bata Shoe Museum (Toronto).
Italian, Ferradini, 1972-1975. Worn by Elton John
"This stage-worn shoe features a heel reaching seven-and-a-half inches in height. In the 1970s, men favored footwear with distinct heels rather than shoes with…
Added by Brigitte Martin on July 15, 2015 at 8:12am — No Comments
A V&A and Crafts Council Exhibition
What is Luxury? interrogates how luxury is made and understood. Luxury has a long history of controversy. More recently, the increase in prominence and growth of…Continue
Added by Brigitte Martin on July 14, 2015 at 8:00am — No Comments
This event is addressed to professionals, graduates, students and…Continue
Added by Brigitte Martin on July 13, 2015 at 10:00am — No Comments
Purseverance (#8), 2001, Deconstructed vintage handbag and wire, 3 1/4" x 5 1/2" x 3 3/4"
Photo - Susan Einstein
"For many years Iʼve been collecting things like…Continue
Added by Brigitte Martin on July 13, 2015 at 8:00am — No Comments
I have recently had cause to find a serious alternative to cross-border money exchanges since my spat with PayPal last summer which has left me relying on other methods to take payments for work. Google Wallet will only work within the country in which you are resident; a couple of other transfer services wouldn't identify my bank correctly; direct bank-to-bank transfers are costly if you are…Continue
Added by The Justified Sinner on July 11, 2015 at 12:30pm — No Comments
I must say, this is one of my favourite photos of our project so far!!
We are so very very delighted that we have managed to raise 105% of our target funds for our JUNK: rubbish to gold project. To date we have had 60 people pledge donations and our videos have been viewed by over 460 people. But there is still time to be part of it all! There is still just over 23 hours left to pledge your support, and to get an amazing book, wonderful jewellery and many other…Continue
Added by Jivan Astfalck on July 10, 2015 at 11:30am — No Comments
"Defenestration" was an original, local landmark in San Francisco, CA between 1997 and 2013. The artist behind the work is Brian Goggin.
The house/sculpture/public artwork was created to attract locals and…
Added by Brigitte Martin on July 7, 2015 at 12:30pm — No Comments
One of the things we are most proud about with JUNK: rubbish to gold is all the connections we have made with all our various partners.
We have partnered with ten Charities based in the UK and Ireland, who in return for all of their JUNK jewellery for our project, we will be donating a share of all our profits back to.…Continue
Added by Jivan Astfalck on July 6, 2015 at 2:30pm — No Comments