How to Choose the Right Artwork

When to introduce a client to an artwork concept for a project is always tricky. Do you put your ideas on the table at the first concept presentation? Well, ideally yes. But when there are big macro issues to be resolved like where to place risers in a building or how to comply with building [...]

2017-12-13T02:28:43+00:00December 13th, 2017|Art, Chada Living, Hotels|1 Comment

Prague: the city of Art Deco and Art Nouveau

Designing a carpet for the grand ballrooms of a hotel in the old town of Prague in the Czech Republic, I looked around this beautiful city for inspiration and found boulevard after boulevard of ancient buildings, including the world’s first university. Art Deco and Art Nouveau treasures are everywhere and every style of architecture before [...]

2017-10-30T01:03:12+00:00August 29th, 2017|Art, Interior Design, Travel|0 Comments

The Art of the Dutch

My friend, the talented photographer Anna Maryke Grey, spent seven years putting together a body of work which she exhibited last year in Sydney. I bought a work a particularly moody still life that depends so much on a perfect shaft of light that illuminates its dark centre. All the works shared this quality but [...]

2017-08-20T03:28:29+00:00August 20th, 2017|Art, Interior Design, Travel|0 Comments