Category Archives: ART

Paris: Let’s Drop in on Galeries Lafayette

Source: Paris: Let’s Drop in on Galeries Lafayette

CLICK ON the above BLOG …….my friend, Theadora Brack, lives and writes and photographs Paris.

For years, Galeries Lafayette sold Tom’s art……….on placemats for the dining table.

It is still my favorite placer to shop in Paris.

DIFFA nyc, 2017• Tabletops

My friend, Michael, was at DIFFA on Sunday and took these photos.

The show on PIER 92 is a 5-day showcase of extraordinary tabletop designs for a worthy cause.

DIFFA: Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS raises awareness and grants funds to organizations that fight HIV/AIDS by providing treatment and direct care services for people living with the disease.

DIFFA DINES……….after the show • NYC 2017

 

DIFFA…..Dining by Design…….on the pier in the Hudson River.  After the show…….donors can dine in one of the dozens of room settings.

It is a wonderful way to raise awareness of individuals impacted by HIV/AIDS.

The event raised over a million $$$.

 

 

 

 

 

DIFFA…..on the pier • NYC • 2017

 

Dozens of New York Designers create tabletops for the DIFFA show here in New York.  The $$$ raised is for support of the AIDS programs………helping victims with their financial needs……housing….meds………whatever they need.

 

 

This is the 2oth year that I have supported the foundation….it is such a good cause.

 

 

DIFFA…..Designing By design • nyc 2017

DINING DESIGNS presented by DIFFA…….on the pier, NYC.  The design industry raising funds to help victims of AIDS and those who are HIV positive.

Designed by “2 Michaels”……the Beacon Hill Table is based on the textiles in their collection.”Japonisme”.

Table decor by New York Times “T” magazine.

Jamie Drake designed this for Benjamin Moore….to raise awareness about AIDS.

Matisse inspired……Carlos Mota designed this dining room  for Architectural Digest .

Charles Harper’s illustrations for DESIGNTEX.

INTERIOR DESIGN MAGAZINE……Ali Taylor used a “pop art style” inspired by the target paintings of Jasper Johns.

HOUSING WORKS THRIFT • Fabulous Spring Event

All of the proceeds from HOUSING WORKS THRIFT STORE.……….goes to victims of AIDS……….paying for their meds……rent…….and the many other things they require to survive.

It is a very worthy cause…………Don and I shop here every week.

SNOW DAY in New York…was a BLIZZARD

We did NOT get the predicted 24″ of snow………..just a nice dusting……..as you can see in these watercolors. BUT….tomorrow it will be dirty nasty grey sludge.

The Dakota Apartments at Central Park West and 72s street………….and the benches just inside the park.