Can you Give an Award TO an Award? Johnson Matthey’s Sustainable Design Awards Deserve Recognition
Posted on March 30, 2011
Kudo's to Johnson Matthey NY; not only did they run a terrific design competition with their first Sustainable Awards but their choice of award has got to be one of the coolest ever. The three winners of the JMNY Sustainable Awards were handed a custom engraved EcoSphere to mark the accomplishment. In keeping with the theme of the contest the glass EcoSphere contains: "active micro-organisms, small shrimp, algae and bacteria, each existing in filtered sea water. Because the EcoSphere is a self-sustaining ecosystem, you never have to feed the life within. Simply provide your EcoSphere with a source of indirect natural or artificial light and enjoy this aesthetic blend of art and science, beauty and balance. Because the living organisms within the EcoSphere utilize their... Read More
Jewelry worn at the 2009 Primetime Emmys – a score card (in progress!)
Posted on September 21, 2009
Not all reports are in but here's what I could find Monday morning after the 2009 Primetime Emmys.Please feel free to add more in the comments area and I'll update the list. Hope I got it all correct; I scoured the 'net this morning using info from and, mostly. The list was later confirmed by a press release for the Platinum Guild which listed 24 stars who wore platinum jewels. Style Expert Michael O'Connor is the platinum star of the Red Carpet.This is the score card thus far ... wish I saw more of my favorite designers but I do understand the hollywood buzz machine. At least we can say that shoulder duster earrings, big cuffs and one large knucklebuster rings were the winners last night. For the "year of the statement... Read More