Marlies Hoevers was born in the Netherlands and got her bachelor of design at the Royal Academy of Art in 2006. She started her career as a certified interior architect with Merkx+Girod Architects, a leading architecture studio in The Netherlands, based in Amsterdam. It was during that time Marlies developed a strong fascination for materials, their appearance and their emotional effects on people.
Huszti elaborates his constantly changing topics with momentum and precision. He depicts historical times, special characters and places from the past, using all kinds of materials to express his interpretations.
JOHN PAUL PHILIPPE
John-Paul Philippe is a native Oklahoma born artist and designer splitting his time between New York City and Sharon, CT. John-Paul’s work ranges from paintings & murals to large scale interior design elements such as integrated metal sculpture in both commercial and private venues.
HOW JEAN GEORGE VONGERICHTEN WENT FROM NO GOOD KID TO 4 STAR CHEF
This is how it began, the career of one of the most versatile, ingenious and adventurous chefs in the history of American cuisine. Jean-Georges Vongerichten can pinpoint the day, the place, the words. His family had taken him to Auberge de l’Ill, a restaurant with three Michelin stars in Alsace, the French region where they lived, to celebrate his 16th birthday. To the table came the renowned chef Paul Haeberlin, and the boy’s father requested a favor.“My father liked to talk,” Mr. Vongerichten recalled. “He already had three glasses of wine, and he said to the chef: ‘My son is no good. Do you need somebody to wash dishes? He will do it.’ ”
LALLA ROOKH PIE
This celebratory pie is only as good as the quality of your ingredients: look for a premium ice cream and top-shelf liquor. English-style digestive biscuits have a distinctive wholemeal texture with a buttery richness and an undertone of brown sugar. They are addictive on their own, enhanced by the addition of browned butter and toasted walnuts. While graham crackers make a perfectly agreeable substitute, true digestive biscuits are a small luxury well worth tracking down.
BOURBON, ORANGE, AND GINGER
At the time of year when we’re gearing up to put ginger in cookies and quick breads, this cocktail is a reminder of the root’s bright spiciness.
HIDDEN DETAILS OF THE NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY
Noted historians serve as your personal audio guide through a virtual walking tour of the New York Public Library. Find out about hidden details of the famed NYC building as these expert reveal the history behind the Winnie the Pooh toys, the Rose Main Reading Room, the iconic lion statues Patience and Fortitude, the Stephen A. Schwarzman building, the Milstein Division, the map collection, the book train and more.