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Holly Golightly Furnishes Her Townhouse

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There’s a candid scene in Breakfast at Tiffany’s during which Holly Golightly, portrayed so engagingly by Audrey Hepburn, navigates her tiny New York City apartment as she schools her neighbor Paul (a very handsome George Peppard) on the vicissitudes of angst. She cuddles Cat, pours milk into a champagne glass and places the needle on her […]

Before David Byrne founded "Talking Heads," he attended RISD. The avid civic planner is in the film.

Archiculture Debuts at Newport Beach Film Festival

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In accord with any classical arts training, the educational process for architecture students is rigorous, to say the least. A disciplined schedule, combined with private and public criticism, is crucial to a young designer’s training; the aim, of course, being a fulfilling career of practicing architecture, which is increasingly elusive. Through archiCULTURE, the audience at […]

Modern Tide midcentury Long Island

Modern Tide: Midcentury Architecture on Long Island

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This documentary came across our radar through Jake Gorst on Facebook. The film producer at Jonamac Productions in Northport (a wonderful town on the Long Island Sound) will be bringing Modern Tide: Midcentury Architecture on Long Island to its namesake locale next Thursday (July 12) at noon (details here).   Midcentury Modern Gets Its Fifteen Minutes The […]

The characters in the film Carnage

Carnage (or One Cranky Afternoon in Brooklyn!)

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Certain movies make you think, some more ponderingly than others. When I saw the film Carnage, the first thought to come to mind was how happy I was to be removed from that Brooklyn living room (which was actually a locale in Paris, France). The four characters, who were brilliantly conceived and acted, would have received […]

Soaps in Sabater Hermanos, Palermo, Buenos Aires © adroyt original

Power to the People

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Granted: Power to the People seems to be a basic premise in the brave new-ish world of social media, but many in conventional marketing eager to ‘capitalize’ on these convenient gatherings of prospects still “don’t get it.” They see a lucrative mass of leads, nicely grouped by demographic affinity, and proceed to carpet bomb them with […]