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Month: July 2019

How the Hamptons’ Sole Surviving Art Fair Outlasted the Competition

How the Hamptons’ Sole Surviving Art Fair Outlasted the Competition

Keith Richards, the notoriously hard-living Rolling Stones guitarist, offers a crisp reply to the standard “Great to have you with us today” welcome he gets from hosts and interviewers. “Great to be anywhere today,” he shoots back with a grin. In a sense, the opening of this year’s Market Art + Design fair in Bridgehampton suggests an art fair version of Richards’ brand of rock and roll survivalism. Founded by Max Fishko, the art fair impresario who is both son…

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Architectural design for buildings that create more energy than they consume

Architectural design for buildings that create more energy than they consume

While the cost of incorporating this technology into a new house wouldn t significantly add to its price, Malkawi and his team are still developing the software to make it ready for the mass housing market. As people become more concerned about their carbon footprint, many elements could become standard in architectural design. What’s it like to start working for Focus? Brett: We very much intentionally hire people who want to be lighting designers. We really don’t hire draft smiths and…

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Getting to know rising Irish fashion star Katie Ann McGuigan – and her 90-piece collection

Getting to know rising Irish fashion star Katie Ann McGuigan – and her 90-piece collection

A total of of her ready-to-wear pieces go on sale next week at the CREATE show which is in its ninth year at Brown Thomas in Grafton Street and is a celebration of the very best of Irish design. The six- week show opens on Tuesday and includes the work of designers across ready-to-wear, millinery, jewellery, accessories and homewares. Shelly Corkery, group fashion director, interviewed a total of hopefuls for inclusion and it’s fair to say there’s considerable interest in…

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