Meet Artmuse curator, Kate Singleton. Based in Brooklyn, blogger and art consultant, Kate, has an interesting eye. She relishes discovering interesting new art and artists, old objects re-conceived, engaging people and spaces, and the innovative. And lucky for us, she shares her discoveries daily on her blog, ArtHound. Kate believes that good art is for everyone. Her recently launched Buy Some Damn Art website features hand-selected original art for sale. Kate favors urban living and is very enthusiastic about online communities, e-commerce, good everyday design, sweets, and earl grey tea. She shares her home with her web developer husband, Cameron, and her two Maine . . .
We are pleased to introduce you to new Artmuse curator, Jaime Derringer. She is a new mom, a dog lover, a wife and the founder and editor of the industry-respected, online, modern design magazines Design Milk and Dog Milk. Design Milk has been featured in the Los Angeles Times, Time Out New York, The San Francisco Chronicle, is one of the Google Engineers’ Staff Picks and a Twitter influencer in Art and Design. Her “milk” sites are also read by many entertainers, hundreds of retailers, magazine editors, and HGTV hosts and designers. Focused on modern design, Jaime sees that her readers are exposed to the latest in art, interior design, furniture, architecture, fashion, . . .
I am so pleased to introduce you to Erin Loechner, one of artmuse.com’s new curators. The fabulous Erin is a writer/stylist/designer and the woman behind the well-regarded Design for Mankind blog which garnered the praise of the London Times as one of the top 50 design blogs in the world. An avid collector of artwork, Erin has an eye for design and is a style trend-spotter. In addition to cultivating and maintaining Design for Mankind, Erin is busy writing, speaking, styling, and consulting. She currently hosts a renovation column on the HGTV.com where she shares her own unique interior design . . .
My appreciation of the visual generates from two realms. The first is a very clear, strong affinity for the powerfully graphic and sculptural, whether in the form of fine art, furniture, architecture, product design, graphic design, textile design, or product packaging. I prefer the monumental/iconic to the diminutive. I seek the meaningful and skillful marriage of the technical and the conceptual. The other realm is less clear to me. I am not always sure why something engages me. It could be a connection, recognition, a memory, innovation, structural beauty or tension, workmanship, something distinctly in contrast to its surroundings, or . . .