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are you a fonts enthusiast? a typophile?
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find the beauty on your daily walk! take time to notice the details of your landscape.
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there is nothing like seeing a great handbag in action.
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plastics are our future. how can you resist plastic? it is so shiny and pleasing. I have a penchant for plastics.
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chronicling my quest for the one true
Greek Cup
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have you ever noticed the similarity between nyc fire call boxes and benevolent Kannon, goddess of mercy?
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every design, fashion and art magazine I read lately features some important directional artist making big contributions to their genre. and where do they live? brooklyn!
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who says there are no more 'new ideas' in art and design? the newness is in the juxtaposition.
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this is how I really get things done. with my little green co-worker/task-master.
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my clothing & accessories design
east-meets-west minimalism

my site
elaineperlov.com

the look
dressy utilitarian

my concept
useful, economical, modular pieces that can be mix-matched in numerous ways (because why can't fashion be useful and lasting? I think it can!) So I say Maximize your Minimalism!

Satin Karate Belt featured in Dec 06 Real Simple

Voted Best Designer 2006 Style Bakery
'On the Rise'
Awards

Daily Buss Feature

Luckymag.com Feature

in the blog press
midtown lunch
brownstoner
racked
coutorture
the girl who ate everything
coutorture
queens eats
(into) the fray
stylefinds
funky finds
style document
stylefinds
gowanus lounge
far too cute
modish
ethereal bliss
couture in the city
independent luxe
decor 8
funky finds
urban socialite
lady licorice
high fashion girl

more press...

inspiration
furniture (especially chairs from the 50s and 60s), uniforms, repeating patterns, menswear, Oscar Niemeyer, traditional Japanese architecture, the Rimpa School and Ogata Korin's 8-Point Bridge, Matisse, bromeliads, succulents and other waxy flora

particular loves
bamboo, coral, moss, woodgrain, silhouettes & other cut-outs, plastic, low-resolution images, the photo copier, off-registration prints, Max Ernst's Lunar Asparagus, NYC fire call boxes that look like Kannon, Fauvist color sense, the Noguchi Museum, pretty much all of Abstract Expressionism

magazines of current interest
Domino, Elle Decor (British), ARTnews, Art in America, Wallpaper

favorite heel style
the wedge, but a sleek modern interpretation

second favorite
the stiletto

current shoe obsession
alas, the sneaker. (because I live in nyc and walk a ton!) but not too sneakery of a sneaker. more of a sneaker disguised as a shoe, like a mary jane style or a high-tech looking black one with a metallic accent. how about Royal Elastics? I must go try some on. I really like the non-sneakeryness of their styles.

 

 

 


8.07.2006

she's the queen of 30 minutes?


It seems that Rachel Ray has an egg-timer schtick. Maybe she's been reading my blog.

For some reason, I thought I could just waltz right in and see the taping tomorrow. I guess I could still try that and be on stand-by. They are only offering tickets for October, November and December right now. But I am free tomorrow! Here's how to get tickets, just in case you are interested too.

I have never been to a TV taping. Have you? Seems like an interesting yet strange thing to do. But I do rather like the idea. Maybe, as audience members, we will all get a Cuisinart or a set of Japanese Kyocera knives or a bunch of hors d'oeuvres to sample. Maybe I will go to Martha next. But I don't really think I would fit in, graphically, with the show's audience for the taping. I would probably have to wear a peach sweater-set. Or a sweater with a giant reindeer on it. And I don't really see that happening.

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Blogger Ethereal Bliss said...

I read this part "I would have to wear a peach sweater-set though for that taping. Or a sweater with a giant reindeer on it. And I don't really see that happening" and I laughed hysterically. That doesn't occur that often when I'm reading, but thanks for the giggle. I think it was the reindeer part:)

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