Gold of Greece: Jewelry and Ornaments from the Benaki Museum

This exhibition traces the evolution of Hellenism through Greece's gold craftsmanship. The objects on display date from the 15th century BC through the late 19th century, providing comprehensive coverage of the technical developments and aesthetic tastes of each period.  Organized by the Benaki Museum, Athens, and the Dallas Museum of Art.
Greece, gold, jewelry, ornament, traveling exhibitions

Innovative Design at NYPL

Yesterday Design Watch Members toured the 10,500 square-foot library branch in Battery Park City, New York Public Library’s ‘greenest’ location. NYPL wanted a forward-looking design to emphasize their commitment to the 21st century.  
NYPL, New York Public Library, branch, Battery Park City, green design, LEED, gold, sustainable, energy efficient, Design Watch, tour