Friday, 19 November 2010


For today’s short, filmmaker Alison Chernick and food artist Jennifer Rubell toured Deitch's house—including his "super Tudor-pop" party room, as he calls it—and sounded out his theories on celebrity, his new vision for MOCA, and his belief that you need a painting of Jesus over your bed.

Niceness - a timeline animation of fashion milestones

Karl Lagerfeld often quotes a line from the German poet and writer Goethe: “Make a better future by developing elements from the past.” It is the designer’s mantra at Chanel and it looks like a smart take on how to handle history. Alber Elbaz says that he visits the Jeanne Lanvin archives briefly before each collection––but more to catch the spirit of the house’s founder than to find actual inspiration. That is the essence of heritage luxury: a quiver of emotion from the past in a thoroughly modern world