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A Designer’s Dream Hotel Becomes a Reality

The calligrapher and designer Betty Soldi - currently collaborating with several iconic Florentine luxury brands - is, together with her husband Matteo Perduca and architect Francesco Maestrelli, the brain and heart behind the whimsical and extraordinary boutique hotels AdAstra, SoprArno Suites and the newest edition Oltrarno Splendid.

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Why Everybody is Talking About Parker Ito

The elusive, LA-based contemporary artist is taking the art world by storm, and Barnebys sits down with his Stockholm gallerist to discuss the appeal of Ito's works, why art from LA is trending right now and what is next for the young creative.

LA Dreams - Six Los Angeles artists exhibits at CFHILL gallery in Stockholm. Barnebys talks with curator Melanie Lum.

Los Angeles, which is best known for being a dream factory, for its pleasant climate, and for its easy-going lifestyle, has become fertile ground for young artists in recent years. Now, a new generation is coming into its own, shaped both by Silicon Valley and an unaffected enthusiasm about the possibilities of painting. LA Dreams is curated by Melanie Lum and presents a snapshot of this dynamic art scene through the works of six outstanding artists.

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Simon de Pury : "I believe in art market transparency"

The online platform de Pury (http://de-pury.com/) – founded by Arnaud Massenet (Net-a-Porter co-founder), Simon and Michaela de Pury – has recently teamed up with Christie's for the Lambert Art Collection (LAC) sale. Consisting of 306 items in eight different categories, this collection was put together by the banker Philippe Lambert and his wife. It went on sale on October 14 in London.

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Barnebys meets the President of one of the world's most modern auction houses

Since last August, Anna-Karin Laurell has taken helmas the new CEO of Bukowskis auctions. With experience from previous executive positions in the service sector, she wants to work to increase the transparency and to lower thresholds and the high-end stigma. Anna-Karin Laurell may not be familiar with the art world, but she knows how to run a growing business.

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Breakfast with Pierre Yovanovitch

The French interior designer Pierre Yovanovitch, has an office with 25 employees in Paris and the world as his working field. His sober interiors is enhanced with Scandinavian design and number one is the highly-paid Swede Axel Einar Hjorth.

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