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Gift & Art Expo Avoid the rush and begin holiday shopping at the Minneapolis Gift & Art Expo. Browse amid a variety of housewares, sculpture, textiles, pottery, paintings, apparel and one-of-a-kind gifts. Find holiday decor to add festive touches to living spaces and sample gourmet foods. Meet some of the skilled artists and makers who live, work and draw inspiration from the diverse Twin Cities communities. Hours: Noon-7 p.m. Nov. 2; 10 a.m-6 p.m. Nov. 3; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 4. $6; age 16 a..

dov ganchrow combines real and 3D-printed cow skulls in modular sculpture series

drawing upon man’s fascination with skulls, product designer dov ganchrow has created a series of works that combine real and 3D-printed cow skulls, altered in various ways with a playful design attitude. in a seamless progression from earlier projects, ‘the beast of the anthropocene’ seeks to highlight man’s ever-evolving need to reshape the natural to better suit our needs. cow skull with leather sheathed horns photos by moti fishbain dov ganchrow collected the cow skulls over several years o..

Biologist blends passion for nature with fabric and wallpaper designs

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — An internationally award-winning designer from the United Kingdom is coming to Wilmington to share how she blends her passion of nature with creating designs used in textiles and wallpaper. Susy Paisley was a renowned conservation biologist who found herself fascinated by Charles Darwin’s renderings of extinct, rare and endangered plants. - Advertisement - “I used to illustrate all of my field photos as a biologist and I begin to think… why can’t they be the tens of thousands of species that need conservation help, why can’t we share with them some love,” Paisley said. This was a springboard for Paisley to launch her own company called Newton Paisley. She has since been the recipient of three top awards during the International Contemporary Furniture Fair in New York. As Paisley was launching her design career, she teamed up with Big Sky Design founder and principal interior designer Jennifer Kraner. “We were introduced to Susy’s beautiful work and we’r..

Holly Willoughby unveils Marks and Spencer winter collection – fans are LOVING it

“I'm gonna be so poor” Instagram fan Holly’s edit will include tartan prints, bold colours, staple tops and a checked, belted midi-skirt. The mum-of-three has also got a rust-coloured animal print shirt that she claims is “perfect for the party season and a chic alternative to the LBD”. As well as this, Holly has accessorised each look with a collection of bags and heels, including a mustard bracelet-handle style and a pair of brown wooden heel mules. Fans have been going wild over he..

Art Directors to Honor ‘LA Confidential’ Production Designer Jeannine Oppewall

The four-time Oscar nominee will receive the ADG Lifetime Achievement Award on Feb. 2. Four-time Academy Award-nominated production designer Jeannine Oppewall will receive the Art Directors Guild's Lifetime Achievement Award during the 23rd annual ADG Excellence in Production Design Awards, which will be held Feb. 2 at the InterContinental Los Angeles Downtown. Oppewall earned Oscar nominations for L.A. Confidential, Pleasantville, Seabiscuit and The Good Shepherd, and her more than 40 film credits also include Catch Me If You Can, Wonder Boys, Rules Don’t Apply, Snow Falling on Cedars and The Bridges of Madison County. “Jeannine is one of our most treasured production designers whose 40-year career continues to flourish, right up to the current Best of Enemies," ADG president Nelson Coates said Thursday in a statement. "She is a most deserving recipient of our Lifetime Achievement Award." Oppewall's first film was Paul Schrader’s Blue Collar (1978). Tender Mercies (1983..

Fashion Nova is selling VERY bizarre jumpsuit – you’d have to go NAKED to...

In recent months, Fashion Nova has made it clear that they’re not afraid to experiment with bold styles. The online retailer has become famous for its out-there looks and this latest one will definitely turn heads. Sharing a photo on their Instagram, the “Watch Me Work” jumpsuit features full coverage on the back – with the front completely laced up. But you'd had to go completely naked to wear this – would you try it? “Looking like a grilled sausage” Instagram user The $54.99 (£41.90..

Meghan Markle BANNED from wearing flip-flops on the beach – this is why

While most of us can’t wait to slip into sandals and flip-flops on the beach, pregnant Meghan Markle kept it chic in a pair of flat pumps. The 37-year-old and her husband Prince Harry were joining barefoot lifeguards – all dressed in shorts – for a beach clean-up in Melbourne, Australia. The Duchess of Sussex ditched her nude heels for a pair of black pointed flats by Rothy’s, £79, and held onto Harry’s arm as they walked over the sand. Since joining the royal family, Meghan has had to abide by ..

Architects pitch ideas for Polar Park ballpark in Worcester

WORCESTER - The Designer Selection Board wrapped up two days of interviews Thursday with seven prospective architects for the city's minor league ballpark project. After interviewing three firms Wednesday and four on Thursday, the board went behind closed doors late Thursday afternoon to discuss the merits of the proposals. In addition to the five board members, among those who participated in the lengthy interviews and discussions were several other city officials and representatives of the Pawtucket Red Sox and Skanska USA Building Inc., which has been selected as the owner's project manager. The Designer Selection Board will rank the proposals and make a recommendation to City Manager Edward M. Augustus Jr., who will ultimately make the decision on awarding the design services contract, in conjunction with input from the team. Christopher J. Gagliastro, chairman of the Designer Selection Board and the city's purchasing director, said it's possible the board will ..

Project Architect/Designer

wHY Employer: New York, NY, USLocation: Thu, Oct 11 '18Posted on: Full-timeType: wHY NY seeks Project Architect/Designer Based in Los Angeles and New York, wHY was founded by Kulapat Yantrasast in 2004 and has established itself in the international design vanguard for widely-acclaimed projects that serve the arts, communities, and the environment. The 20+ person practice is structured as four workshops focusing on ideas, buildings, grounds and objects—allowing us to approach projects from multiple angles to develop holistic, experience-driven solutions that are also provocative and unique. We continue to build “Ecology of Disciplines”— and expand our network of diverse thinkers both within and beyond the studio. We believe everyone has the potential to bring a unique perspective multiplying the possibilities of a collaborative work environment. We are looking for Project Architects and Designers who have strong design skills and technical experience. Specifically, th..

Chicago fashion designer showcases new line in ‘Kinky’

From Amyr Heard Oct 11, 2018 Robert Ri’chard and Dawn Richard in “Kinky” Self-taught Anre’ Brownlee creates and directs wardrobe looks for Fifty Shades-esque erotic drama starring Vivic..

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