A Building Model


Architect Norma Merrick Sklarek was designing office buildings and embassies, city halls and museums, when few, if any, African American women were part of the profession. What she built still stands.

A Building Model2021-12-13T16:27:32-06:00

The Power of a Fresh Color Palette


THE POWER OF A FRESH COLOR PALETTE With the launch of the new Spring 2021 Color Collection from L’Atelier Paris, the joyful tones of springtime can be experienced year-round in your kitchen.  Find out what inspired these fifteen [...]

The Power of a Fresh Color Palette2021-11-19T10:10:25-06:00

Early Inspirations


EARLY INSPIRATIONS It was on a school outing to Paris in the days of my youth that I made my first visit to Versailles, and there I happened upon the exquisite creations of Pierre-Benoît Marcion (1769–1840), furniture maker [...]

Early Inspirations2021-11-09T05:53:57-06:00

A Work in Progress


A WORK IN PROGRESS At 87, Sam Gilliam is enjoying a career high. In 2018 the artist unveiled a major commission for the National Museum of African American History and Culture, and in 2022 he will be the [...]

A Work in Progress2021-11-09T05:59:47-06:00
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