An exhibition on view now until October 22, 2011 at the SACI Gallery of Studio Art Centers International in Florence features sculpture and accessories by Robert Griffith. In collaboration with the Santa Croce Scuola del Cuoio, Griffith has a small edition of hand-formed, leather-covered hand bag “cases” and bracelets. The article I wrote below was… Read More robert griffith: sculpture & leather jewelry at the SACI gallery
Following in the footsteps of Florence’s fantastic Ferragamo Museum, luxury brand Gucci opens its GUCCI MUSEO tomorrow, celebrating its 90th anniversary in Firenze. The museum location is in the historic Palazzo della Mercanzia, just next to the Palazzo Vecchio in Piazza della Signoria. Madonna and Jennifer Lopez are rumored to attend the lavish VIP opening.… Read More Gucci Museum opens in Florence
On Thursday, June 16, in conjunction with Florence’s main annual fashion event, Pitti Immagine Uomo 80, Doni & Associati, leader in design, packaging and communication of wine, presents an event which suggests a conceptual communication between wine and fashion, through lifestyle and contemporary aesthetics. Once again, this year’s event is included in the official calendar of… Read More art925 presents “nine wine” collection june 16 in conjunction with pitti immagine uomo 80, florence, italy
The second edition of the Florence Design Week began today and runs through Sunday. Looking at their website, I’m not too impressed by the graphic design, but lets hope this annual event grows and improves. Here is what they have to say about the festival: FLORENCE DESIGN WEEK – DESIGN VILLAGE, edition 2.0 Florence, 24-29… Read More florence design week: may 24-29, 2011 (italy)
I was in NYC last week and made a point to see this spectacular exhibition of work by the late British fashion designer, Alexander McQueen, who died in 2010 at the age of 40 by suicide. Not knowing quite, what to expect, I was drawn into the retrospective with curiosity, wonder, and admiration. The first… Read More Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty @ The Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC
These are images from an installation of my work at Société Anonyme in October 2010. A new jewelry line was introduced as well as new collages, and collaged furniture pieces. This independent designer clothing shop is unique in Florence.