A Spiky Red Block Wall

French artist Didier Faustino created this spiky red wall reminiscent of a cartoon explosion as an art installation on the grounds of a 1950’s villa designed by architect and sculptor André Bloc . We love it for the ideas it gives us about doorways and walls: a wall painted that fab red/orange would make a wondrous “welcome” OR…

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Marie Kondo’s Philosophy of Decluttering

Japanese decluttering expert Marie Kondo’s book “The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing has taken Japan and Europe by storm. And it seems, it is in the US as well. What sets Ms. Kondo off from other decluterring experts is her underlying philosophy that dictates the work of “tidying”. An…

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Creativity: “A Constant, Continual Process” that Defies Age (Carmen Herrera)

Yesterday’s Sunday Times Health Magazine was thin…but PACKED with stunning insight and images. Themed “The Fountain of Youth”, it asked and partially answered the questions: What does it mean to age? and What are the secrets to doing it well? The photo-essay Old Masters features luminaries 80 + years old who continue to be passionate about their work.…

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