Jan. 23

 

I Need Your Help

by Lynn Byrne

Ok so here it is loyal readers. I just found out I am one of 5 finalists for Best Writing on a Design Blog for the Design Bloggers Hall of Fame.  I am very honored.  This award is chosen half by a jury and half by a popular vote. I work diligently Read more [...]

Jan. 23

 

Seduced by Pattern: the Artwork of Giuseppe Riviera

by Lynn Byrne

Guiseppe (or Joseph--depending on what mood he is in) Riviera is a creative scavenger.  He squirrels away old photos, stamps, Japanese papers, pages from old books,  packing slips, scraps of wallpaper--all sorts of ephemera.  Eventually Read more [...]

Jan. 22

 

DESIGNER WHO’S WHO: Edward Wormley

by Lynn Byrne

"Modernism means freedom—freedom to mix, to choose, to change, to embrace the new but to hold fast to what is good."--Edward Wormley  I wrote a post on Edward Wormley about a month after I first started blogging and it remains a good read. Read more [...]

Jan. 19

 

DESIGN DICTIONARY: Klismos Chair

by Lynn Byrne

"If you are going to walk the walk, you should talk the talk." "The beginning of wisdom, is the definition of terms"--Socrates Klismos Chair: A form of chair first developed by the  Ancient Greeks and seen on pottery and stone from that period. The Read more [...]

Jan. 12

 

Painterly Palette

by Lynn Byrne

Is there anyone who doesn't love this painting?  Or is it just old sentimental me?  Though I have never seen the movie (time for Netflix!), I devoured Tracey Chevalier's novel of the same name. A few fun facts about the work.  Its not technically Read more [...]
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