The Look: Devoted to bringing a heightened awareness into everyday life, Oka Doner’s pieces fill human utilitarian necessities, while bringing significance and grace into everyday rituals.
The Inspiration: From the beginning of her career, Oka Doner faced the challenge of combining her activity in the studio with the reconciliation of the rituals in daily life. She responded to this challenge by utilizing her studio as a laboratory for living; her work becoming a noble experiment. Oka Doner’s art is molded by her lifelong appreciation for the natural world, drawing significant influence by the forms and textures from ecological elements and their evolution.
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The Look: Exceptional works from Art Deco’s golden age, carefully curated to create a dialogue about art, design and creative exploration during the 20th century.
The Inspiration: Miro began collecting during the 1980s, just as exceptional pieces were beginning to come to auction, often for the first time. As a result, her collection features works by some of the most important designers of the Art Deco period including Edgar Brandt, Jean Dunand and Emile-Jacques Ruhlmann, among many others. Her approach as a collector was underpinned by her many other roles, which included Art Critic for the Detroit Free Press and Founding Director of the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, where she is currently Board President.
The Look: A true embodiment of New York living, this edited interior fuses eclectic art, objects and furniture with a contemporary aesthetic. Commissions by major artists and designers create a personalized, unique look.
The Inspiration: This townhouse by Herzog & de Meuron was Sultana’s first New York project, and he set out, alongside his clients, to create a home that reflected the energy and vibrancy of city life. Graffiti gates lead the way inside where armchairs by Mattia Bonetti and an installation piece by Ugo Rondinone set the stage for an interior where each piece was selected for its individual beauty, quality, refinement and purpose.