Monthly Archives: February 2012

Metropolitan Museum Electrotypes

I brought my family to the Metropolitan Museum of Art last weekend to see their collection of electrotypes. This is a funny area of collecting. The electrotypes (high fidelity copies, akin to plaster casts) were once a core part of … Continue reading

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Tony Duquette Sunburst — Chandeliers

I was in LA to present a paper on the Illuminating Engineers Society, which is another story, and took the opportunity to visit with Hutton and Ruth Wilkinson, the creative force between The Tony Duquette Company. Their house is a … Continue reading

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Tony Duquette’s Sunburst — Coach Jewelry….

Coach just launched its collaboration with Tony Duquette on a line of jewelry which can be seen on their website. The colorful bracelets, wide, dramatic necklaces, and pendants refer to Duquette’s historic archives and iconic designs for Hollywood royalty in the … Continue reading

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Pier Lights in Bel Air

Tarryn Brodkin, from our Los Angeles showroom, and I went to see a project William Hefner is designing in Bel Air the other day. It’s a jaw-dropping affair of many, many square feet and acres of tawny limestone. We reviewed … Continue reading

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