Carsten Nicolai at Pace Gallery

Adroyt Around Town

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  Kawara at the Guggenheim through May 3 I came across a post on Art21, an organization now affiliated with PBS, titled The Walker Curates the News: 02.09.15 that shares what we at adroyt consider two important artistic mentions: Ben Davis’s visit to the Guggenheim’s On Kawara—Silence, which he wrote for artnet (the show is up through May […]

Jonglez Secret New York

The Secret of Travel Success

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I am a serious fan of the JonGlez Publishing Secret guides, which are written by local experts for local inhabitants of cities and curious travelers alike. The places they feature in these beautifully crafted books filled with fabulous photography are unusual and unfamiliar so that anyone using them can step off the beaten track. Secret London […]

The Brizo Rook Faucet Collection newly released at KBIS 2015.

Brizo Faucets Unveiled at KBIS

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The Kitchen and Bath Industry Show (KBIS) recently wrapped in Las Vegas and one of my favorite faucet manufacturers, Brizo®, released some sensuous new products at the 2014 show. I have this company to thank—along with Paul Anater—for some of the most remarkable design industry relationships I’ve ever made. They introduced me to Carmen Natschke, […]

A rendering of Michele De Lucchi's La Passeggiata

Anticipating Salone del Mobile 2015

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On January 15th, I attended a press conference at the Italian Consulate announcing the details for the Salone del Mobile 2015, which takes place in Milan in April. After so many years of dire financial news the world over, I was heartened to hear Italy, such an important player in the US design industry, share promising economical […]

Alexandra Williams Fun Fit

The Nomad Goes Fun and Fit!

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Fun and Fit Goes the Nomad! We’re suckers for great design with a philanthropic bent. When we heard about the good the founder of O’Sun, Alain Gilles, a Belgian designer, was accomplishing in poor communities on the African continent where 600-million people live without electricity by providing off-the-grid villages with Nomad lanterns, we decided it would be […]

Stephanie Odegard Rugs

Nobel Peace Prizes Awarded

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GoodWeave Founder Honored When the Nobel Peace Prizes were awarded in Oslo today, the committee referred to both laureates, Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi, as “champions of peace.” Yousafzai, who is the first Pakistani and youngest person to ever receive the award, noted she was there to advocate for the rights of forgotten or frightened […]