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Tuesday May 8th, 2012

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style icon: gertrude jekyll

I’m so excited for spring (and summer) — sunlight, bike rides, swimming and, of course, lots of flowers. Although I am an appreciator of the geometric French garden, my heart belongs to the wild looking English garden. For the next lady in our series of style icons, May flowers dictate a nod to Gertrude Jekyll…

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Wednesday March 28th, 2012

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style icon: peggy guggenheim

For my second style icon post (our first style icon was Georgia O’Keeffe), I thought we’d take a look at wealthy American art collector Peggy Guggenheim (August 26, 1898–December 23, 1979). (Her uncle, Solomon R. Guggenheim, established the Solomon R. Guggenheim foundation and museum.) Peggy grew up ensconced in New York City luxury, but it…

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Tuesday February 21st, 2012

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style icon: georgia o’keeffe

[Today we're launching a new column inspired by the talented women that inspire all of us here at Design*Sponge. Our goal is to celebrate their incredible style and talent and perhaps introduce them for the first time to a younger generation of artists, designers and design-enthusiasts. Stay tuned for posts on amazing women, past &...

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