Winner of the 2016 “Best Department Store in the World” by Intercontinental Group of Department Stores (IGDS), the most prestigious international association of department stores, la Rinascente marks its 100th Anniversary.
One of the hottest “apps” right now is not a technology app at all; it’s a bullet journal. Yep, it’s not done on an iPad or your phone using some complicated program — it’s all written down on paper, which is why a lot of us who are paper and pen, old -school fanatics, love this.
Nestled in the foothills of the mighty Wasatch Mountains of Utah you will find Hobble Creek Craftsman, a small, home based shop that strives to offer products that cannot be found anywhere else. We strive to make items that have intrinsic value that can be passed down from generation to generation, friend to friend. (more…)
Paper Story is located inside the trendy Ebisu Mitsukoshi in Tokyo where exquisite boutiques and high end companies are the occupants. Apparel, lifestyle products, fashion, art, shoes, spas and restaurants… it’s the sort of place one could spend a day. (more…)
by guest blogger, Charlene Quint
“I have long thought that the world does not need more technology or money or advancements. What we need – what our hearts long for – is to be inspired by the good in others, blessed by thoughtful acts of kindness, and encouraged by gracious words”. Charlene Quint
The Polimoda Fashion Institute of Design & Business is situated beside the American Consulate in Florence. It is one of the most beautiful and prestigious of the famous Italian centers of design in Italy.
Although the tradition of gift giving has a long Christmas history, those gifts being presented in colorful paper and tied up in curls of ribbon is a relatively new practice. While Christmas cards began to be sent in the mid-nineteenth century it wasn’t until many years later that dressing up presents in Christmas finery caught on.
To call origami art could be in some people’s minds, stretching it. But take a look at the work Mariano Zavala B. creates… he has turned his passion for origami into complex sculptural creations. One could only call it contemporary art.