BIO question: Your biggest challenge?

You must live in the present, launch yourself on every wave, find your eternity in each moment. ~Henry David Thoreau Living in the present moment.  It’s such a beautiful place to reside, yet how often are we there…not regretting the past, not worried about the future?  It’s an ongoing challenge of a lifetime – some […]

Saladino Style and Guiding Principle

. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . In understanding the power of shape and form, the seventeenth century Dutch painter Vermeer is a model for me.  He placed people and furnishings, windows and architecture, in the foreground of his canvases with […]

Design Daily – splendor in glass

Ironwork by Gilles Giordano, Cannes Image:   Maisons Côté Sud Magazine Update May 2012:   This is an image I found in one of my older Côté Sud Magazines.  I cropped it and manipulated it a bit to increase the “watery” appearance of the old glass that I love so much.  (By the way, […]