It’s the only red house gallery in the world. Okay, in the United States. Oh my god, all right, in Connecticut. Anyway, it’s private and by appointment and filled with wonder and dustfree and no, you can’t bring your dog, and yes, you can buy things. In fact, that’s the point. If you go to the website now, you can see the sort of things you can buy, and the amazing thing is you don’t even have to come all the way to TORPEDO HOUSE to make a purchase. You can do it from your sofa. Not online, though. You can communicate with us through the website and we will do it all the old-fashioned way. By email. Or the prehistoric way. Telephone. Anyway, you know what they say about torpedos.
Posted in August magazine, Baltimore Sun, Big News, Franklin Getchell, Glass House, Interior Design, Moss Bureau, Murray Moss, press photographs, TERTIUM QUID, Torpedo House, Vintage Photographs
Tagged announcement, Art, Connecticut, Design, home, House Gallery, lifestyle, Photos, travel
We were at the Glass House the other night for the final enfogging (fogation?) of Veil, the installation by Fujiko Nakaya that’s been fogging up the Glass House glass since May. We had never seen it at night, and it’s truly gorgeous and spooky and makes you cold and wet and happy all at the same time. Also blind. Did I mention wet? It’s fog, for God’s sake. This ever so slightly out of focus (though otherwise excellent and moving) shot of the fog was taken just before it enveloped the entire house, like a shroud. But shroud in the good sense.
mossPOP has long been a staunch supportor of heterosexual marriage, and we are standing by with a virtual smorgasburg of “good glasses” to help kickstart a few primitive mating rituals. Curated sets or all matching, tall, short, tumbler or stemmed, mouth-blown or cast, hand-painted or gold-rimmed, red wine, white wine, whiskey, vodka, highball, champagne, rose, sherry, martini, zombie, singles, sets of six or twelve or eight or two, from Italy, Austria, France, Finland or the good old USA. We’ve got good glasses. The ball’s in your court, boys and girls.
Posted in Curated glassware, design art, Glass House, MossPOP, Shop til you drop, Shopping as entertainment, Sport shopping
Tagged champagne flutes, curated glassware, glasses, Glassware, mossPOP, wine glasses
Likely inspired by the exceedingly high demand for warm comfort foods recently (how mysterious, could it be the weather?), this week’s New York Times Dining and Wine Front Burner featured the retro-inspired coffee thermos from none other than the Philip Johnson Design Store. The article credits Murray for the store design, and mentions the former Moss store and galleries.
Go ahead, have a pour. Click the coffee pot to read the article.
Posted in Design, design art, Glass House, Murray Moss
Tagged Design, Glass House, Moss, Moss Bureau, Moss Gallery, mossPOP, Murray Moss, New Canaan, Philip Johnson
First up Murray and Francois are in front of the cameras, with the Glass House behind them, being interviewed for the film of the Conversation.
And this is toward the end of the tour of the grounds, when the group finally gets to go inside the House. That’s a newly installed piece by Tauba Auerbach on the coffee table, amidst the Mies furniture.
3 May, 2013 in Big News, design art, Glass House, Moss Bureau, Murray Moss, Uncategorized
Tagged Conversations in Context, Francois de Menil, Glass House, Moss, Moss Bureau, Murray Moss, Philip Johnson