Saturday, February 5, 2011

Anthropologies Store Designer

Who is the antiques buyer and gallery director for a store like Anthropologie? Well I ran across  interview with Keith Johnson, who holds this amazing position. Johnson's creative eye landed him a job that sends him on around the world on  flea market expeditions where he shops for the store, brings back one-of-a-kind items, and chooses the pieces that will inspire Anthropologie's new home decor lines...
He's done an amazing job!

Anthropologie in Manhattan

Keith Johnson

 Keith Johnson is getting  Anthropologie’s Rockefeller Plaza is in preparation for the into the spirit of Mardi Gras. Keith Johnson, the company’s art and antiques buyer and host of the Sundance Channel’s Man Shops Globe, gathered a group of nine artists for “Beyond the Quarter,” an exhibit celebrating art and design in New Orleans. The participants created paintings, furniture, and sculpture that explore their connections to the city and its history. If you can’t make it to New York City to see the one-of-a-kind pieces, products designed in collaboration with several of the artists, including Shelley Hesse,Rebecca Rebouch√©Helene FlorenceAlexa Pulitzer, and Ashley Longshore, can be found
“Beyond the Quarter,” 50 Rockefeller Plaza, through March 21;

Off to use my gift certificate at Anthropologie!  
Happy Saturday Shopping!

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