Virginia Postrel
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The Design Imperative
28 Jan 2008 // 3:00 PM

No longer a prole with a dirty toilet, thanks to that fancy toiletbrush in hand, one becomes a fledgling design critic and a curator of the tastefully appointed museum that used to be a one-bedroom apartment.


The Substance of Style: How the Rise of Aesthetic Value Is Remaking Commerce, Culture, & Consciousne
4 Jan 2004 // 6:00 PM

Critics who deem the adornment of a person, place or object as inauthentic, something that merely adds disguise and trickery, fail to recognize what a tap of the pretty stick adds to the 'function' of something.

//Mixed media

Marina and the Diamonds Wrap Up U.S. Tour at Terminal 5 (Photos)

// Notes from the Road

"Marina's star shines bright and her iridescent pop shines brighter. Froot is her most solid album yet. Her tour continues into the new year throughout Europe.

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