The Insider’s List - CondoBlackBook’s Monthly Curated Digest

The Insider’s List - CondoBlackBook’s Monthly Curated Digest

Sep 30, 2020 September 30, 2020

As editors, real estate experts, Miamians, and lovers of so many things, we here at CondoBlackBook.com come across many a great read and post. So great, that we thought it’d be nice to share some of our top picks each month - videos, snippets, news pieces and articles, you name it, all things lifestyle, design, wellness, food, travel, business and just plain interesting stuff in our monthly CondoBlackBook.com Curated List.

So here are our picks to round out September -- take a peek, indulge, and get inspired!


Spooky Good



27 Sarcophagi Found in Ancient Necropolis

27 Sarcophagi Found in Ancient Necropolis

Source: Vice | Ph. Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities


Just in time for all the archeological aficionados and Halloween lovers out there, Cairo unearthed a true treat. Researchers have found 27 untouched, 2,500-year-old Sarcophagi, raising hopes of many more.


Flo Grown - Florida Love



Southbound

Southbound

Source: New York Times


Florida Attracts More Northerners.
Since the beginning of the pandemic, home sales in parts of the Sunshine State have more than doubled, boosted by many northerners from New York, New Jersey, Chicago and other Northeastern and Midwestern cities.


Design of the Times



Documentary: George Nakaskima

Documentary: George Nakaskima

Source: The Guardian | Ph. Ezra Stoller


Premiering online October 2nd at
Design Miami, Wood life: The soulful craft of George Nakashima reflects on the iconic Japanese American furniture maker and architect’s travels around the world in search of meaning, and his voyage of discovery. 


Healing Spaces

Healing Spaces

Source: Miami Herald


Miami-based Perkins + Will architect Tatiana Guimaraes’ knack for designed spaces that promote wellness have found their market. 


Frank Lloyd Wright’s Last Designed Home For Sale

Frank Lloyd Wright’s Last Designed Home For Sale

Source: The Spaces | Ph. Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation


Far out cool… Tour the last home Frank Lloyd Wright ever designed: The Norman Lykes circular desert home, recently listed for sale.


Tropical Eye Candy



Pink Palaces

Pink Palaces

Source: RobbReport | The Carroll Group


House hunting? Take a peek inside a fanciful, pink Mediterranean Coconut Grove estate, the likes of which will make any mid-century modern lover blush.


Art Icons: Miami X Victorian London

Art Icons: Miami X Victorian London 

Source: Architectural Digest | 


Tour the 18th century Victorian London Flat of Rosa de la Cruz, the daughter of Ines and XXX de la Cruz, founders of Miami’s de la Cruz Foundation Art Museum.


Civic Minded



Artist Interview: Hank Willis Thomas

Artist Interview: Hank Willis Thomas

Source: Cool Hunting | “Guernica”  - Ph. courtesy of the artist and Jack Shainman Gallery, New York.


Cool Hunting interviews conceptual artist Hank Willis Thomas about his decades-long work focused on our collective humanity and the messages around us and his retrospective
All Things Being Equal, on view at the Cincinnati Art Museum.



Cover photo: Hank Willis Thomas “Strike” (2018) Private Collection. Image courtesy of the artist and Jack - 
Shainman Gallery, New York. © Hank Willis Thomas
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