Vol. 12.22.2019 | Sunday Selects

JEWEL TONES

The work of Hunt Slonem is lush with jewel tones and rich layered color. When selecting objects and accessories for spaces with deep rich color, organic objects add tremendous depth.  

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ELECTIC COLLECTION

One of our favorite ways to pair art and objects is to repeat the texture and depth in each piece in a palette that reflects natural color tones.  This way the collector has the opportunity to create a very warm and luxurious space that exudes sophistication while also being very comfortable.

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NATURAL ABSTRACTION

Artists like Julie Sneed, Jamie Kirkland and Patrick Adams interpret nature in their paintings that illustrate their observations in abstract ways.  Their unique perspective creates engaging paintings in rich tones.

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USING NONCOLOR

Artists such as Robert Ryman and Agnes Martin spent their entire careers exploring the variations or non color to express their artistic vision.  Using noncolor can create a calming and tranquil space.

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A mural at Bemelmens bar in New York City and people sitting in the bar.

A BAR REVERED FOR ITS OLD FASHIONED CHARM AND WITTY MURALS

Bemelmans Bar on the Upper East Side is synonymous with both timeless New York glamour and a beloved children’s book.

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RED VELVET CAKE

Red Velvet Cake is beloved throughout the South. It’s sweet and moist, with a deep-crimson hue that comes from the addition of red food coloring to the cake batter. In the old days, folks used beets or red cabbage to dye their cakes! Red Velvet is a buttermilk cake, which is one of the reasons it’s so moist; there’s also cocoa in the batter.

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SINGAPORE SLING COCKTAIL

The Singapore sling is a classic gin-based cocktail that every cocktail connoisseur needs to taste. The story goes that it was developed by Ngiam Tong Boon at the Raffles Hotel in Singapore sometime around 1915. It is a smooth, slow, and semi-sweet cocktail with a complex flavor that has remained a favorite for over 100 years.

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IMMORTAL VENICEHARRY’S BAR

One of the most celebrated restaurants in the world, and home to some of its driest martinis, the locale has been a favorite among Hollywood celebrities and literary notables since opening in 1931. Today the Ciprianis helm a veritable empire of clubs and restaurants across the globe, and the family’s original venue was declared a national landmark by the Italian Ministry of Cultural Affairs in 2001.

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DID THAT REALLY HAPPEN? HOW OUR MEMORIES BETRAY US.

“A paleontologist uncovers a fossil, just as we have to uncover a memory….but that paleontologist doesn’t have all of the pieces,” she says. “And what that individual has to do is fill in the gaps with best guesses and prior experience.”

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