Month: July 2016

Signs and Symbols Add Intrigue and Excitement

Keith Haring blog July symbols

Published: July 29th, 2016

Texts, images, and emoticons… we are living in the age of signs and symbols. A modern hieroglyphic transmits more and more about ourselves in a swarm of visual code. Is it any wonder that that these are finding their way into art, fashion and design? I am mesmerized by this trend which can add intrigue […]

What Defines Luxury? (A Pecha Kucha Coup!)

blog group photo july

Published: July 29th, 2016

Last week, the River North Design District invited five designers including yours truly to provide a Pecha Kucha-style presentation on the topic of “What Defines Luxury?” at Studio41. Pecha Kucha is a format in which the speaker presents 20 slides at the rate of 20 seconds per slide…

Friday Fifteen with Friends: Johanna Grange

Johanna Grange blog post fashion

Published: July 29th, 2016

Johanna Grange is one of the most well heeled bloggers in the city. Her blog, “101 Things I Love” is a cornucopia of great style ideas and interest pieces. Of course, you can find her at most high visibility events about town. In addition, she recently launched Oak Street Social – a social media company […]