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Thursday, May 31, 2012

ROLL & HILL LIGHTING Celebration

reporter: Miguel Dominguez


On the same May 19th, after covering the Environment Furniture promo party (see previous article below) I was walking north on Bowery, when two blocks away there was another Interior Design happening I decided to crash, the going-ons inside were so interesting. This particular event was being done by Roll & Hill lighting, in what seemed to be a store front space the size of a football field, big enough to accommodate the dramatic oversize lighting installations being displayed.

ENVIRONMENT FURNITURE promotes "GREEN"

reporter: Miguel Dominguez


Environment is more than just a furniture company. With innovation at its core, Environment applies a clever sense of aesthetic to a diverse mix of sustainable materials and textures to excite the furniture consumer. It is with this in mind that Environment had a promo event on May 19th, at their NoHo Design District showroom. 

Environment CEO Davide Berruto with Showroom Manager Alyssa Prohias,
on the left, and Director of Marketing Camilla Trigano, right

Wednesday, May 30, 2012

HEART LIGHT SHADOW: Ingrid Michaelson Performance

reporter: Miguel Dominguez


On May 20th, inspired by Ingrid Michaelson’s song ‘Ghost,’ ABC Carpet & Home chose to realize that inspiration visually with the Heart, Light & Shadow installation and the ‘Ghost’ collection within it at their multi storied showroom, which is the sort of place that makes Ali Baba’s 40 thieves’ treasure cave seem like a dumpster. Ingrid was invited to perform in connection to her video for ‘Ghost,’ where she uses her body to translate her message and communicate the lyrics of her work. ABC Carpet & Home found true resonance in this creative revelation, as they believe that being at home in your own body is where home begins. Ingrid had been invited previously at ABC Carpet & Home when it hosted a Democratic Party fundraiser for President Obama back in March.



Sunday, May 27, 2012

ELLE DECOR / COUNTRY FLOORS Promo Bash

reporter: Miguel Dominguez


May 17th was the date when ELLE DECOR Magazine in conjunction with Country Floors, had a wonderful promo bash at their store right around the corner from Union Square, to showcase the very high end ceramic, glass and stone products that have made Country Floors the top choice of architects and interior designers when catering to the needs of their best clients.

ELLE DECOR Magazine Editor in Chief Michael Boodro with Country Floors
Creative Director Sylvie Atanasio and Owner Munik Turun

Saturday, May 26, 2012

ART DIRECTORS CLUB 91st Annual Awards Exhibit Reception

reporter: Miguel Dominguez



Every year since 1920, the ADC Annual Awards competition identifies and honors the best work of the year in visual communications, with 220 categories spanning all areas in print and broadcast advertising, interactive media, graphic design, publication design, packaging, photography and illustration.


Wednesday, May 16, 2012

NOTHING TO WEAR Body Paint Exhibit

reporter: Miguel Dominguez

Body painted models
April 27th was when the launch for Alfonsina Romero’s Closet Room collection of closets and accessories at Milan Luxury Home, in SoHo, took place.

Closet Room Designer Alfonsina Romero with Make-Up artist Lukas Bowman
and Hair Stylist Rolando Cevallos in front

Thursday, May 10, 2012

Spring Pottery Sale at The ADAMAH STUDIO

reporter: Miguel Dominguez

Alicia Benoist

On the weekend of May 3rd -5th, two very accomplished ceramicists, Alicia Benoist and Marsha Clark-Lind, displayed their beautiful wares for sale at the Adamah studio, which may be closing very soon, if the landlord has his way.

As the viewers can see for themselves, they are the high quality pieces one gets to admire at the most important Craft Shows.

Marsha Clark-Lind

Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Saturday, May 5, 2012

DVANDE Art Exhibit

reporter: Miguel Dominguez


On May 3rd at the Keyes Art Projects, located at 551 West 21st Street, 4th Floor, the 2012 exhibition of Daniel V. Anderson ("DVANDE") art work took place. It was a nice affair, with rather important people in the art world and the movie industry attending.

Artist Daniel V. Anderson and Julie Keyes of Keyes Art Projects

Wednesday, May 2, 2012

BEFORE THEY WERE FAMOUS: Behind the Lens of William John Kennedy

reporter: Miguel Dominguez


Officially, what took place on May 1, at 109 Norfolk street in the Lower East Side, one of the two trendiest art neighborhoods in the city, was a gallery opening, but the restricted guest list at the door, which made for a small and intimate crowd inside, composed of truly interesting, cultured people, made the exhibit of Before They Were Famous: Behind the Lens of William John Kennedy seem like a get together of old friends.


Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Excellent French Brasserie Cuisine at Café Un Deux Trois

review & photos: Miguel Dominguez


Owned by restaurant team George Guenancia and Gerard Blanes, who have had over 35 years of experience in the business from Paris to New York, Café Un Deux Trois is located half a block away from the constantly bustling Times Square, but one wouldn’t know it from the quiet, intimate and relaxed atmosphere one immediately experiences upon crossing the threshold from a very inconspicuous entrance.