Hanna Pittard

What best-selling author. Latest novel: Visible Empire Description In Hannah’s own words, Visible Empire’s gripping and beautifully interwoven stories center around “immediate loss” and how her protagonists navigate the aftermath. Why Invisible Empire was amazing, and while listening to the Archive Atlanta podcast, I was reminded of how much I enjoyed reading Visible Empire coincidentally…

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Hrishikesh Hirway

What A favorite music podcast where host Hrishikesh Hirway speaks with a musician and unpacks how one of their songs was made Description For Song Exploder‘s 200th episode Hrishikesh Hirway speaks with Yusuf / Cat Stephens as he describes his new 2020 version of hit Father and Son, originally released in 1970. Why This is…

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Athena Calderone

What Person, Interior Designer, Creative Director and much much more, Athena Calderone  Description “Armed with an eye for the unexpected, founder Athena Calderone created EyeSwoon as a form of visual expression, a place to transform ordinary life into a feast for the eyes. Through these creative journeys, EyeSwoon lifts the curtain on inspiring food, design…

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Sibella Court

Who Person, Interior Designer, Sibella Court Description Arguable the most famous interior designer living in Australia. She’s the author of best selling design books including Imaginarium, Gypsy, Etcetera, The Stylist’s Guide to NYC, among others.  She’s also founded The Society Inc, where she describes her background — “With Sibella’s degree in History, her spaces &…

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Justina Blakeney

What Designer, home goods Description “Blakeney is the founder and creative director of home décor brand, Jungalow and the author of The New Bohemians book series.” Justina Blakeney – about Why Layered bohemian-style interiors. Her series is on my wishlist of coffee table books.

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Wayne Thiebaud

What Artist, contemporary Description “Wayne Thiebaud was born in Mesa, Arizona in 1920, and his family soon moved to Los Angeles in 1921. Thiebaud’s characteristic work displays consumer objects such as pies and cakes as they are seen in drug store windows. Thiebaud uses heavy pigment and exaggerated colors to depict his subjects.” Breggruen Gallery…

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