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Month: July 2019

Where I Work: Harlem’s Focus Lighting illuminates the field of architectural lighting design

Where I Work: Harlem’s Focus Lighting illuminates the field of architectural lighting design

sqft’s series “Where I Work” takes us into the studios, offices, and off-beat workspaces of New Yorkers across the city. In this installment, we’re touring the Harlem office of architectural lighting design firm Focus Lighting. Want to see your business featured here? Get in touch! After spending many years designing theatrical lighting, Paul Gregory decided to transition into the world of architectural lighting. He started his career working on nightclubs and in , founded his own firm in his neighborhood of Harlem. Eight years later, Paul…

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Estate auction of fashion designer Oleg Cassini reveals trove personal letters from Jackie Kennedy

Estate auction of fashion designer Oleg Cassini reveals trove personal letters from Jackie Kennedy

By the time of his death in , Oleg Cassini had earned his reputation as a legendary Lothario who seduced some of the twentieth century s most celebrated women. He was engaged to Grace Kelly, married to Gene Tierney, had affairs with Marilyn Monroe, Betty Grable, Lana Turner and became famous as Jacqueline Kennedy s personal couturier during the halcyon days of Camelot. In the -years since Cassini s passing; a battle over his $million estate, waged between his widow,…

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