Full window pictures of the completed Bergdorf Windows in NYC, an update to my last post on the Bergdorf Windows, for everyone to enjoy and some behind the scenes videos! Appropriately named the The Carnival of The Animals, the windows house a grand menagerie brought to life in a range of beautiful materials- brass, wood, mosaic, fringe, paper.
I love Superheros, for many reasons. But its has always been the FLYING. Flying around with their long capes fluttering behind them. With the wind in your hair. I’d always imagine that I was flying when swinging at the playground. Or on a boat with the wind and water on my face. Who hasn’t wished that they could fly? Well, these guys (and gals) show you how they fly through a mix of highlining, baselining, base jumping, and bungee jumping. A few weeks ago, I saw this amazing trailer. And on 11-11-11 at 11am they released the film for free for a limited time. The film runs about 40 minutes. The “flights” and scenery is every bit as beautiful and breathtaking as the trailer. It’s an adrenaline rush just watching them. After watching, I ended up buying a copy for a friend. It’s amazing and you can download it here for about $7. And here are some more shots Continue reading
synonymous with Cabinet of Curiousities.
It’s a word that came up in college during a History of Design class. And I have never forgotten it. It describes these crazy collections that were put together during the Renaissance. Devotion is the fuel of collections. People collect things, even if they aren’t concrete. It’s slightly obsessive. But that’s what’s so compelling about seeing a collection of things. There’s a method to the madness. Collections are a collector’s story. Sometimes these groupings are hard to categorize. But there is a power to them.
These Wunderkammer are snippets from the Brimfield Antiques and Collectibles Show 2011 in Brimfield, MA.