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October 2019

Found 15 blog entries for October 2019.

Source: modernismweek.com

Modernism Week is an annual Palm Springs event that takes place every February to celebrate mid-century modern architecture, design, fashion, art, and culture. The affair draws thousands of people to its more than 350 events, which include paneled films, lectures, home tours, nightly parties, and a whole lot more for mid-century enthusiasts. The event has become so popular, in fact, that it now features a smaller but no less compelling Fall Preview that gives you a glimpse into what the February event will hold.  

Modernism Week Fall Preview Neighborhood Tours

Modernism Week Fall Preview Featured Home

Dubbed a “mini-Modernism Week,” this year’s Fall Preview will take place on October 17-20 and features over 50 events that allow you to engage with the beauty of mid-century design. For instance, there’s a

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For most of us, there comes a time when we begin to trade late nights out at the bar for more chill nights in with friends over a delicious meal. But knowing that we prefer this kind of evening and executing it are two very different things. 

When you peruse Instagram, it’s easy to find beautiful tablescapes and dinner party decor that make it seem like everyone’s an expert on throwing a stylish night in, but the reality is that a lot of us barely even know what a tablescape is, let alone how to style one to perfection. Even if you do know how to style one, you also need all of the supplies to execute it, like matching dinnerware, centerpieces, and tablecloths, which many of us don’t have (or even want) at the ready. 

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Charles-Edouard Jeanneret, better known as Le Corbusier, was a prolific Swiss-French designer, architect, writer, and artist in addition to being among the pioneers of modern architecture. Born in 1887, Le Corbusier grew up with an interest in the arts, which was heavily influenced by his father, a watch craftsman, and his mother, a musician. 

When he was 13, Le Corbusier attended Arts Decoratifs at La Chaux-de-Fonds where he followed his father’s footsteps, studying the art of engraving and enameling watches. During his time there, Le Corbusier learned from Charles L’Eplatteneir, a Swiss painter and architect who taught him about art history, drawing, architecture, and art nouveau. 

L'Eplatteneir encouraged Le Corbusier

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Founded in 2002, Austin City Limits (ACL) is an annual music festival in Austin, Texas, that draws droves of people (about 450,000) from all over the country for its seemingly endless lineup of huge bands and musicians.

Each year, the festival takes place in Zilker Park on two consecutive three-day weekends, with each day featuring concerts from 10 a.m.-10 p.m. The concerts run the gamut of genres, from folk and country to rock, hip hop, and indie, so you’ll find all kinds of people enjoying what the festival has to offer. 

Austin City Limits Music Festival
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Speaking of what ACL has to offer, in addition to some of the best musical acts in the world, it features a variety of tents offering unique experiences. For instance,

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Featured: Recycled Glass Pumpkin Cloche

Halloween is just a few weeks away, which has the spooky enthusiasts among us looking to get in on all of the Halloween decor action before it’s sold out. But if you’ve worked hard to create an aesthetic that reflects you and your sensibility, then you might be a little resistant to adding a big ol’ orange plastic pumpkin to an otherwise refined and edited look. 

Fortunately, many retailers have come through on that front, offering totally chic and beautiful Halloween decor that will elevate your aesthetic rather than infringe on it. So, if you want to celebrate the season of spooky but don’t want to sacrifice your taste, then add one (or all) of the following items to your cart. 

 

Ceramic Skull,

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