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Swedish design showcased

While the European Fashion Weeks rage on, Washington embassies are playing host to a number of fashionable events. Proving there's more to Swedish design than ubiquitous IKEA, the House of Sweden at the Embassy of Sweden launched their anticipated art...

By Katherine Boyle  | March 1, 2011; 10:23 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Design  
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Appelbaum selected for exhibit design at African American museum

Ralph Appelbaum Associates, the award-winning museum design firm, has been selected to create the exhibitions for the National Museum of African American History and Culture. Appelbaum's work is well-known in Washington, beginning with the evocative displays he created for the...

By Jacqueline Trescott  | February 10, 2011; 6:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Design, Jacqueline Trescott, Museums, Smithsonian  | Tags:  National Museum of African American History and Culture, Ralph Appelbaum  
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Gopnik's Daily Pic: The "Normandie" pitcher

The latest feed from my morning musings about art and objects at www.blakegopnik.com. (Courtesy the British Museum) The "Normandie" water pitcher, launched on the American market in 1935 by German designer Peter Müller-Munk. Museums all over - the Baltimore Museum...

By Blake Gopnik  | November 16, 2010; 11:11 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Blake Gopnik, Design  | Tags:  Daily Pic  
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National Gallery Gets a Gift of Decorative Arts

Although the National Gallery of Art is not the usual destination for decorative arts, a gift of important American furniture will likely change that notion in the next few years. The Gallery announced Friday that George M. and Linda H....

By Jacqueline Trescott  | November 12, 2010; 12:01 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Design, Jacqueline Trescott, Museums  | Tags:  Early American Furniture, George and Linda Kaufman, National Gallery of Art, gift to National Gallery  
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Gopnik's Daily Pic: Martian aestheticism

By Blake Gopnik The latest feed from my morning musings about art and objects at www.blakegopnik.com. (Courtesy the Baltimore Museum of Art) An 1880s plant stand by the Bradley & Hubbard Mfg. Co. and Longwy Faience, recently added to the...

By Blake Gopnik  | November 4, 2010; 8:09 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Blake Gopnik, Design  | Tags:  Daily Pic  
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Art and law, by Allan Gerson

By Jacqueline Trescott For a long time Allan Gerson has been a go-to guy for legal advice. Now Gerson is positioning himself as the go-to guy for unusual and exquisite jewelry. Yes jewelry, from the tall man with the booming...

By Jacqueline Trescott  | October 29, 2010; 4:54 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Design, Jacqueline Trescott  | Tags:  allan gerson, jewelry, photography, washington lawyer  
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Older Entries in This Category »

Gopnik's Daily Pic: Braun's kitchen icon, Blake Gopnik , October 27, 2010
Gopnik's Daily Pic: The ultimate watering can?, Blake Gopnik , October 19, 2010
Gopnik's Daily Pic: Mexican Design, Blake Gopnik , September 28, 2010
Gopnik's Daily Pic: Dan Steinhilber, Blake Gopnik , September 27, 2010
Furniture with teeth, Blake Gopnik , September 22, 2010
Modern design and an empty storefront, Blake Gopnik , September 20, 2010
 
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