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  • Paris | Musée Carnavalet

    Paris | Musée Carnavalet

    On the rue de Sévigné in the Marais neighborhood of Paris is the former home of Madame de Sévigné. The Hôtel Carnavalet is where she wrote a series of famous letters to her daughter, chronicling the life of 17th century Paris society. In 1880, her home and the neighboring Hôtel Le Peletier de Saint Fargeau,…

  • Paris | Capturing the Mona Lisa

    Paris | Capturing the Mona Lisa

    The paparazzi stand before her 10 deep…elbowing to move forward, arching onto tip toes, and holding their cameras above the crowd.  After about fifteen seconds a new crowd emerges, having rushed past Caravaggios, Raphaels, and Bellinis, but seeing only the signposts that lead them to her.

  • Eye on Design | Milan | Studio Achille Castiglioni

    Eye on Design | Milan | Studio Achille Castiglioni

    Experience the delightful world of the late Achille Castiglioni (1918 – 2002), one of the greatest masters of 20th century design, in the studio where he and his brother, Pier Giacomo, produced some of the most iconic, practical and beautiful industrial designs of modern times.