Peachy the Magazine December 2013 - Page 5

art and earthworks. Patricia Leighton, with her husband Del Geist, are such an inspiration. They recently have been commissioned by the Fashion District BID, a foundation created by the city and local businesses, to create five benches. The first is on 40th and Broadway. Slate bench by Patricia Leighton and Del Geist at 40th and Broadway in New York City. TOP: BOTTOM: Concave gold earrings by jewelry designer Mallory May. The benches are rough-hewn slate slabs placed on stainless steel structures. The slate is from the Cambrian geological period, 500 million years. The steel base structures, in design, refer to the rigorous geometric architecture of the surrounding buildings on Broadway. The stone, by contrast, brings “nature” to the area. Peachy has much to offer in this issue, but make sure to check out the Eat. Play.Shop.Stay section featuring Shelton Smith, Ruzwana Bashir and Kitty Garner. They have shared fabulous finds that you won’t want to miss. All of us here at Peachy the Magazine wish you much joy and abundance this holiday season! Enjoy! Questions, comments, and ideas…email me at blairfarris@peachythemagazine.com. DECEMBER 2013