Category: My Travels

Venetians and Florentines…

The hats that resulted from my travels to Italy, and the architectural elements they were inspired by.

Crossroads Tour: Roberto Capucci in Florence…

One of most unexpected travel treats was the Roberto Capucci Exhibit at the Bardini Villa in Florence.

the DuSable Museum in Chicago

When art intersects with social consciousness, it can take you to powerful places.

Wright At Home…

I was quite taken with a ceiling light at Frank Lloyd Wright’s Home & Studio in Oak Park. and couldn’t wait to transform it into a had design…

The Inspired Turks…

This collection resulted from my travels through Istanbul in 2011. They are shown there alongside the architectural elements that I was inspired by.

A Gothic Hat…

This is my inspiration from my trip to Spain a few years back. You might spot it in in my ads supporting KNKX Radio in 2019…

Return to Turkey: Museums in Bursa …

“See what is outside of Istanbul for a couple of days. Cappadocia perhaps. Or Ephesus.” He offers to find a tour that I can afford and make those arrangements. I chose instead, the ancient Ottoman capitol of Bursa.

Postcards from Chicago…

My full journal for this trip from 2018 is at Daveno Travels. Here some additional highlights. I fear I’m becoming notorious for taking more notes and photos than a single blog can hold…

Wright design elements…

A small collection of my favorite architectural elements from Frank Lloyd Wright’s home and studio in Oak Park, Chicago.

Art & artifact in San Francisco…

A weekend jaunt to San Francisco brought me face to face with a Frank Lloyd Wright gem, and Asian arts.