Posts tagged Museums
Framed Staircase

UK designer Stuart Haygarth created a manicured pathway along marble steps of the entrance inside the Victoria & Albert Museum for the London Design Week. Collaborating with custom framers John Jones, he uses over 600 meters / 1968.5 feet of custom painted frames, hence the artwork titled "Framed." The frames are of different profiles and sizes, which add to the three-dimensional quality.

Makes me think of Paul Smith, but only because that brand is so well known for its colorful stripes.

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Paris - Museums Galore
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Here's my overview of Paris from two trips, June and August 2008.

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Beijing Art Scene and Recommendations

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I've already done all the touristy stuff on past visits to Beijing, so this time I concentrated on arts and food. My last day at Hugo Boss was day after opening night of our collection exhibit in Metzingen, Germany. After last-minute shopping at their VIP/employee shop, I took the taxi to Stuttgart train station, boarded the ICE train (very nice!) to Frankfurt airport, and flew to Beijing to check out the Olympic grounds.

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