Ideology

John Berger, a well-known professor, art historian and philosopher who wrote the book based on the excellent BBC-TV series “Ways of Seeing,” put forth the idea that the heart of much of contemporary aesthetics, consumerism and advertising is driven by envy. People are taught to...

The scandal involving John Galliano’s unfortunate remarks, dismissal from the House of Dior, and his recent attempt at redemption through a stint at Oscar De La Renta, set me thinking about the differences, and parallels, between the fashion and interior design industries, and particularly how...