What’s New

The Style of Spring…

February 11, 2014
, ,

Every Season has its own style, but there’s surely none more welcome than the imminent arrival of Spring.  Now imagine a Country Home Garden: resplendent with blossoming branches, the vibrant hues of daffodils and tulips, a plush texture of cushiony moss underfoot.  That very theme was the inspiration used by our Event Designer, Chiara Benni,…

Read More

Food as a Metaphor….

February 8, 2014
, ,

We’ve all heard the phrase, ‘you are what you eat’, but there’s a lot more to consider than that.   For example: how we eat, why we eat, where we eat.  All these choices – being reflections of our cultural identity – speak with volume about who we are as both individuals and a community.   That’s…

Read More

Francesco Mastalia

February 1, 2014
,

I first became aware of Francesco Mastalia’s work while reading a magazine featuring his images of organic farmers of the Hudson Valley. Using a 19th century wet collodion process that Mastalia describes at ‘part alchemy and part art’ each step of the process has a life of its own and the resulting images reflect his…

Read More