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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 […]

Spray by Alva Noto

Alva Noto: Sound Architect

Posted Posted in Arts & Culture, People

“When I define polarities in my work, I actually create the space between things. I point to the question I am actually interested in, without naming it.” ~ Alva Noto   Alva Noto Architect of Sound Alva Noto is the stage name of sound and visual artist Carsten Nicolai, born in Karl-Marx-Stadt, East Germany. He […]

John Lennon and Yoko Ono for peace

Give Peace a Chance (Reverb)

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Forty-three years ago from May 26th to June 2nd, John Lennon and Yoko Ono staged one of their infamous bed-ins at The Fairmont Queen Elizabeth in Montreal. The peaceful protest instantly grabbed worldwide media interest, not surprising since John and Yoko spoke to over 150 journalists every day during the weeklong bed-in. In the US, […]

Selma Hayek modern chaise

Mid-Century is Modern (Again)! ICFF 2012

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Adroyt noticed an interesting reverb at the International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF) on Tuesday with a theme that emerged. We’re wondering if the popularity of Mad Men has brought mid-century modern (MCM) design full-on again. It wasn’t just the major players in the style, like Knoll and Artek, showing off their iconic designs; less storied brands were getting in […]