October 14, 2008
the dynamic duo -pve design and Architect Design
I never imagined that as a keeper of a blog, that I would have the fortune to meet and build friendships along the way. Last Saturday, I had the pleasure of meeting Stefan from Architect Design in New York City for a delightful day. We both felt as though we were not meeting for the first time, there was a design connectivity and an appreciation for art, design and beauty. Truly, destiny, “by design” for a delightful day.
Atelier du viele Apt – an Earthenware cream pitcher $365 at Charlotte Moss
First we met at the Charlotte Moss Shop where I eyed this earthenware pitcher. I have a penchant for “green” and there was something about this marbleized finish that is so attractive. There is a sale going on, as the shop shall be closing so that Charlotte can devote her time to design. The pitcher did not come home with me as I am in a “saving mode.”
Afterwards we had a leisurely stroll through Central Park en route for a bite to E.A.T –
I learned that we both love chocolate chip cookies.
Images from the “House Proud” Interior watercolor collection exhibit
Arriving at the Cooper-Hewitt Museum to view an exhibit – “House Proud” a collection of interior watercolors and other fine objects. The attention to detail as well as the amount of patience was impressive. I need to brush up on trying my hand at some of these sorts of works.
Firstly, I will need some brushes with fine tips in order to get the amount of detail.
Then upstairs for some more eye feasting.
a motif from a vintage wallpaper, from the exhibit
a modern fine line “frame” wallpaper, perfect for today – of course I would want to illustrate in each frame a work of art! I loved this paper.
On the 2nd floor there are two other exhibits to view, a model for chinese affordable architecture
and a children’s wallpaper exhibit with vintage designs, “Wall Stories”
a wallpaper sample from the collection, animal motifs are still charming today.
The finale was the Fifth Avenue promenade leading us to “Bergdorf Goodman” – for a little window shopping and a mad dash to Grand Central for my train, otherwise, I may have turned into a pumpkin!
By design, a super Saturday to blog about.