Salvador Dalí’s cookbook “Les diners de Gala”

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Salvador Dalí was, beside being a great artist, also a great epicurean. He specially loved good food. Less known is the fact that at young age he wanted to become a cook. Later, in the year 1973, he has captured his passion for cooking in the wonderful and rare book  titled ”Les Diners de Gala” in which he has featured 136 … Continue reading

David Gill Galleries at Pavilion of Art & Design 16 – 20 October 2013, Berkeley Square, London

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Now in its 7th year London’s Pavilion of Art & Design in Berkeley Square, coincides with the prestigious Frieze contemporary art fair and has become a hotly anticipated event in its own right with the top collectors and interior architects from around the world attending. The fair showcases unique and exciting arrivals from the world of … Continue reading

Henry Hargreaves, No Seconds Comfort Food and Photography

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ArtMovie – ItalianaComunicazione production in collaboration with the Province of Venice, Irscesc Foundation and San Servolo Services curated by Chiara Casarin Venice, Island of San Servolo, Museum of Madness 7th September to 24th November 2013 Opens: Friday, September 6th , 2013, 6.00 pm (by invitation) At the Museum of Madness of San Servolo, the first … Continue reading

The London Design Festival 2013 announces Design Destinations & Districts

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Over the past eleven years, a number of key design exhibitions have become an integral and vital part of the London Design Festival, each offering an exciting mix of designers, products, talks, installations, restaurants, bars and innovations housed under one roof. These Design Destinations are hubs for conducting business during the Festival, providing a focal … Continue reading

London Design Festival announces programme for 2013 (14 – 22 September 2013)

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September will see the eleventh year of the London Design Festival, one of the most important events on the global design calendar. The Festival will again present a programme that celebrates and challenges design, from large-scale landmark initiatives to an array of satellite destinations, districts and hotspots covering the breadth of London. Key features of 2013 … Continue reading

Musicians’ backstage as seen by photographer Henry Hargreaves

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Rider is a contract clause which indicates a series of conditions which have to be respected from at least two parts. Those, used by musicians, which indicate how they want to have prepared their dressing room and which food and drinks they want, can be also very entertaining. Let’s remember  This is Spinal Tap to imagine how … Continue reading

Fascinating monograph – Vipavska – colours, scents, flavours

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The valley of mansions, castles and farmsteads between the Kras and the Trnovo forest, Nanos plateau and the Soča River, offers a deep variety of characteristic colours, scents and flavours to expert as well as amateur lovers of wine and cuisine. Readers now have at their disposal a rich monograph titled Vipavska – colours, scents, … Continue reading

Perrier-Jouët unveils “Lost time” at Design Miami 2012

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Perrier-Jouët is proud to unveil Lost Time by Glithero for Perrier-Jouët, a newly commissioned installation and exhibition space by London-based designers Glithero*, at Design Miami/ 2012**. Perrier-Jouët, the exclusive champagne partner and first time exhibitor of Design Miami/, invited Glithero to create an installation inspired by the Art Nouveau movement, a prominent theme at this year’s Design … Continue reading

The graphic designers of Harry Potter launch fine art collection of the props they created for the film series

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Miraphora Mina and Eduardo Lima, the graphic design duo of the Harry Potter film series launch The Printorium, a new venture which explores the rich visual appeal of the iconic films from an artistic perspective to create a series of collectible fine art prints. After having met on Harry Potter film set in 2001, MinaLima … Continue reading

iPhone accessory kit that enables home testing of the ‘organicity’ of the food

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For consumers making the choice to buy organic foods, often at a markup, it can be difficult for them to know for sure that what they are getting is the real deal. A new app and iPhone accessory kit, Lapka, is offering a solution to that problem, enabling people to test the ‘organicity’ of their food … Continue reading