Boston Design Week – 3 days left!

Only today and the weekend left to check out the pretty amazing lineup of events at Boston Design Week, which ends April 10th! Some ongoing highlights topping my list: AD20/21: Art & Design of the 20th & 21st Centuries and The Boston Print Fair  Mass Art’s Annual All School Show       And very cool…

Kanye loved her – you will too: art appreciation, Diana Stelin-style

Boston-based artist, former Newbury Street gallery director, and founder of the Plein-Air Art Academy Diana Stelin is preparing to teach kids pop art in the spring. The Academy is also running a first-of-its-kind Pre-K/Kindergarten art contest with entries due March 31. In Mid-April, you can join the schools’ immensely popular plein-air painting event: Cherry Blossoms at Arnold Arboretum. And during ArtWeek Boston,…

How German design came to America

I originally wrote this piece for the Scandinavian auction house Lauritz.com‘s blog, and wanted to share it with CulturePeel.com readers interested in modern design. For most Americans, encounters with Apple’s iMac, iPod, iPhone and iPad don’t immediately conjure up thoughts of Germany. And yet the mastermind behind Apple’s iconic designs, British-born industrial designer Jonathan Ive, is quite open…