Ciao Bloggisti, Here is the latest post from Ariella: Over the past few months I have explored art in Rome from a historical point of view, as well as its current and future purpose. While Rome is known for masterpieces by some of the world’s greatest artists such as Michaelangelo, Caravaggio, and many others; the … Continue reading Art and Architecture with Ariella – Contemporary Art in Rome
I saw on Instagram that Nathan Turner was shooting an online series for The Design Network. What a fun idea. Nathan is a very talented interior designer but he’s also known for being quite the host. For this series, he has invited several of his design friends to cook a little something, something in the … Continue reading Snack Chat – A Summer Treat with Nathan Turner
*Kind of. I cannot stress how excited I am about this news! METROPOLITAN HOME was one of my favorite shelter magazines. While many of its competitors focused on big suburban houses, MH zeroed in on city living and contemporary design. During the massive financial and housing crisis of 2008, MH and several other magazines shut … Continue reading Metropolian Home is Back*
I’m not sure why I started blogging ten years ago today. The blogging world has changed a great deal since my first post POST. Back then nobody was making money from blogging. It was way to communicate, connect, and create. I rarely read old posts. Some make me cringe (and not just because of all … Continue reading My Ten Year Anniversary.
Hold up, how is it October already? One of my friends in the States was complaining about seeing Thanksgiving decorations already. I guess we should be grateful they weren’t for Valentine’s Day 2016. I have started my apartment search. It’s, well, a trip. I don’t know what some of these landlords are thinking. The bathroom … Continue reading Design Inspiration – Bar Luce – Prada Fondazione, Milan
First, I’ve just returned to Rome from a business trip to the States and the Caribbean. Below are some random observations: Los Angeles traffic continues to get worse. How is this possible. Target is great. J.Crew. What is happening? I’ve been a fan since the 80s. Something is amiss. Why is Ben and Jennifer’s former … Continue reading Life in Rome – This Time I am Ready for Ferragosto
I was feeling the ’70s vibe during New York Fashion Week. I’m curious to what London, Paris, and Milan will bring to the runway. While there were some truly horrific get-ups in the ’70s, it’s one of my favorite fashion decades. Some of the silhouettes were so chic, sexy, and timeless. A few years ago … Continue reading Weekend Inspiration – Frame Denim – NYFW f/w 2015