Inside The Beautiful World of Robert Zellinger de Balkany in Rome : his palazzo : Palazzo Torres Massimo Lancellotti on Piazza Navona, was built for the Spanish family Torres by P.Ligorio in 1560 and has frescoes by Agostino Tassi - Decorated by Italian Fashion & Interior Decorator Federico Forquet house the exceptional De Balkany's collection of paintings, objets d'Art, marbles and presents some marvelous Obelisks, Grand Tour Souvenirs, and Globes.
The Library Hotel's books are organized by the Dewey Decimal Classification (DDC), created by Melvile Dewey in 1876. Today the DDC is used in more than 200,000 Libraries in 135 countries around the world.
Portraits for CanUX Conference (2015). CanUX, is a yearly design, UX, and technology conference dedicated to providing speakers from around the world in Canada’s historic capital city of Ottawa. I've been asked for the past three years to illustrate the likeness of the keynote speakers, which have have included Aaron Draplin of DDC, Abby Covert of the IA Institute, and Louis Rosenfeld of Rosenfeld Media. An article of the engagement with CanUX was written for the conference — it speaks…
Dewey Decimal Day was one of them! Yes, December 10 is Dewey Decimal Day, the birthday of Melvil Dewey (1851-1931), the inventor of the Dewey Decimal system of library classification, the most widely used system in the world since 1876. Time to celebrate with this poem by Liz Steinglass from The Poetry Friday Anthology for Celebrations: