As one of the wealthiest families in the world, The Rothschilds were known for their wild soirees and costume parties with only the most famous guests in attendance. Rarely have any photos surfaced, but recently a few have been released. Check out a few from the Surreal Face themed party at the Chateau de Ferrieres, where their famous guests, including Salvador Dali and Audrey Hepburn, were asked to wear "black tie, long dresses and surrealists heads" by Baron Guy De Rothschild and his wife Marie-Helene.
At this year's Salone del Mobile in Milan, there is a whole exhibition devoted to the topic of where architects live. Aptly named, Where Architects Live will give visitors a glimpse inside of eight homes where great architects, from Zaha Hadid to Shigeru Ban, hang their hats. Gizmodo covers the exhibition as well as adds a few of their favorites to some pretty incredible places. Check it out!
Designed by Bari Ziperstein over at the new House of Honey Shop, these amazing hand painted Victorian Bust lamps are somewhat of a mesh of all the oddities and a little punk that we can't help but love. Goes for a cool 2,000 but definitely worth checking out!
The Lisbon Design and Fashion Museum (MUDE) is holding 22 Years of Design at Faculty of Architecture - University of Lisbon Exhibition by Marco Rocha & Mário Matos Ribeiro, providing a deconstructive context of the creative process -- set with suspended cage-like frames, fabric fringed lighting, suit lining, glowing white palettes, in which to consider student fashion, products, and graphics, the exhibition highlights 22 years of design education at FA-UL. Check it out!