The First Snowflake

Snow Crystal by Wilson Alwyn Bentley (American, 1865–1931) | Gelatin silver print ca. 1910 Did you know the very first snowflake photograph was taken by a self-educated farmer from Jericho, Vermont? Wilson Alwyn "Snowflake" Bentley is said to be the first to capture the stunning details of a single snowflake…

#GiveArt

This holiday season, give the gift of art. Check out some #giveart gift ideas on Instagram and visit Domaine Home for tips from PurePhoto on giving art. Below are five pieces our curators have hand selected to bring joy to you and your loved ones all year long. Pink Car…

PreFabulous

We have been seeing a lot of amazing designs for prefab homes recently. (Did you see the most recent issue of DWELL magazine?!) We had the pleasure of working with San Francisco based designer Courtney Lake of Monogram Decor on one of his most recent collaborations with BlueHomes. BluHomes is…

Face-Mounted Acrylic: Cutting-Edge Design & Preservation

When discussing framing options with PurePhoto clients, we’re often asked about the newest trend in framing and preservation called face-mounted acrylic. So, let’s clear it up! High-end galleries and museums around the world are using this technique to preserve and display photography (especially large scale images). In fact…

Do You Know Maria Brito? You Should!

We are still recovering from our 2014 Art Basel envy. But it was nice to know we could count on interior designer, author and curator Maria Brito for all the best updates and goings on at the show. If you don’t already follow @lifestylingnyc you should! With over 36…