Material Culture
Philadelphia / Reviews

Material Culture

Material culture is an oasis of imported domestic goods tucked away in the Germantown neighborhood of Philadelphia just off of Wissahickon Avenue. I first came across the store at my mothers suggestion while decorating my boutique Fresh Ayer in 2007. Material Culture is one of those rare shopping environments where you feel immediately transported simply … Continue reading

That’s Pinteresting: Why I love Pinterest and you should too
Inspiration / Process

That’s Pinteresting: Why I love Pinterest and you should too

Yes, I really am writing about Pinterest on a fine arts website. Pinterest has been described as a visual bookmarking tool, a content-sharing site and a visual search engine. For most people Pinterest conjures images of mason jar craft cocktails, lovingly crocheted baby bonnets or an album full of antique wedding veils, but don’t let … Continue reading

Kelly Reemtsen: Good Housekeeping meets Glass Ceiling
Reviews / Shows

Kelly Reemtsen: Good Housekeeping meets Glass Ceiling

Walking into Kelly Reemtsen’s show felt like walking into a glamorous boutique… only to realize, it sells nothing in your size. Buoyant images of charmingly attired female bodies cropped at the torso hang on the De Buck Gallery’s spartan white walls. Each woman is elevated. They climb ladders and stand on office chairs wielding industrial … Continue reading