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Karen Day

A former resident of both Italy and Hawaii, Karen grew up in Ohio before settling in New York. She enjoys photography, foreign languages, bicycles and books, and questionably reveres the women of Absolutely Fabulous.

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Unseen Photo Fair 2014: The Hand-Built Image

Unseen Photo Fair 2014: The Hand-Built Image

From meticulous collages to deceptive sets, five photographers' take on the time-honored art of physical photo manipulation

by Karen Day in Culture on 29 September 2014

London Design Festival 2014: Fresh Staples

London Design Festival 2014: Fresh Staples

Exciting happenings found at the annual event's reliable design venues

by Karen Day in Design on 26 September 2014

Unseen Photo Fair 2014: Obscuring The Human Form

Unseen Photo Fair 2014: Obscuring The Human Form

Provocative images commanding a closer look, culled from Amsterdam's expertly curated annual showcase

by Karen Day in Culture on 24 September 2014

London Design Festival 2014: New Highlights

London Design Festival 2014: New Highlights

Exhibition debuts, product launches and new collectives at this year's annual affair

by Karen Day in Design on 23 September 2014

Formafantasma: From Then On

Formafantasma: From Then On

London's Established & Sons taps the Italian duo to create a site-specific installation reflecting on the various passages of time

by Karen Day in Design on 17 September 2014

Wrong For Hay's Design and Dine

Wrong For Hay's Design and Dine

British designer Sebastian Wrong teams up with Finnish chef Antto Melasniemi for a London Design Festival pop-up that wholly integrates the finer things in life

by Karen Day in Food + Drink on 15 September 2014

Interview: Iris van Herpen

Interview: Iris van Herpen

The boundary-pushing haute couture designer on collaborating with Dom Pérignon for their latest vintage, the 2004 Metamorphosis

by Karen Day in Food + Drink on 04 September 2014

Word of Mouth: Kelowna

Word of Mouth: Kelowna

Organic farms, sustainable vineyards and the restaurants making the most of their yields in this scenic British Columbia community

by Karen Day in Travel on 06 August 2014

Mission Hill Winery

Mission Hill Winery

The award-winning Okanagan estate is Canada's must-visit destination that combines an artistic atmosphere with serious wine knowledge

by Karen Day in Travel on 01 August 2014

Bay Meats Butcher Shop Beef Jerky

Bay Meats Butcher Shop Beef Jerky

A gluten-free, hand-sliced and 100% Canadian snack

by Karen Day in Food + Drink on 22 July 2014

Drawn To Music Sketchpad

Drawn To Music Sketchpad

Create your own album art while singing along to your favorite tunes

by Karen Day in Design on 18 July 2014

Casa Fat Radish, Rio de Janeiro

Casa Fat Radish, Rio de Janeiro

NYC's The Fat Radish restaurant and Absolut Elyx support social reform through local food and drink

by Karen Day in Food + Drink on 16 July 2014

Word of Mouth Florence: Food + Drink

Word of Mouth Florence: Food + Drink

A quick guide to some of the time-honored specialists making the Tuscan capital a must-visit culinary destination

by Karen Day in Travel on 07 July 2014

Studio Visit: Textile Designer Mae Engelgeer

Studio Visit: Textile Designer Mae Engelgeer

Amsterdam's stylish savant of subtly colorful fabrics and her meticulous take on weaving

by Karen Day in Design on 25 June 2014

Island Of The Gods Records

Island Of The Gods Records

The new Bali-based imprint from LN-CC co-founder Dan Mitchell releases a hypnotic single from Zsou recorded in the Javan jungles

by Karen Day in Culture on 12 June 2014

Kellie Strøm's Worse Things Happen At Sea

Kellie Strøm's Worse Things Happen At Sea

Illustrated tales of mythical maritime adventures in a concertina book from Nobrow Press

by Karen Day in Design on 09 June 2014

Mama Shelter, Paris

Mama Shelter, Paris

An affordable creative refuge that consistently offers the convenience of home

by Karen Day in Travel on 04 June 2014

Crispin Finn's World Cup 2014 Planner

Crispin Finn's World Cup 2014 Planner

Keep track of this year's colossal FIFA sporting event with the London design duo's handsome wall print

by Karen Day in Design on 29 May 2014

Hamman 34 Turkish Towels

Hamman 34 Turkish Towels

An Amsterdam duo's functional take on the spirit of adventuresome travels

by Karen Day in Travel on 29 May 2014

Moët & Chandon's Le &

Moët & Chandon's Le &

The historic champagne house creates a unique sensory dinner experience with renowned chef Yannick Alléno

by Karen Day in Food + Drink on 23 May 2014

NYCxDesign 2014: Sight Unseen OFFSITE

NYCxDesign 2014: Sight Unseen OFFSITE

A vibrant explosion of contemporary design from the duo behind the beloved online publication

by Karen Day in Design on 19 May 2014

Youngs Farm Jams

Youngs Farm Jams

Fresh fruit spreads now selling from Project No. 8's newly redesigned online shop

by Karen Day in Food + Drink on 07 May 2014

Patricia Urquiola + Glas Italia: Shimmer

Patricia Urquiola + Glas Italia: Shimmer

Colorful fluidity in a robust glass table

by Karen Day in Design on 01 May 2014

Bose SoundTrue Headphones

Bose SoundTrue Headphones

An unobtrusive cord makes this ultra-comfy, around the ear pair perfect for everyday desk use

by Karen Day in Design on 30 April 2014

Milan Design Week 2014: The Quietly Colorful Home

Milan Design Week 2014: The Quietly Colorful Home

Nacreous and matte takes on the pastel color palette found in a variety of furnishings

by Karen Day in Design on 18 April 2014

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