This Week in Miniatures...
Welcome to the latest WEEkly round up of the latest news and reports from the MiniWorld! (photo @XavierGranet for Christian Louboutin @louboutinworld).
This French Chateau is for the Birds!
Check out this 3 story highly detailed and ornate birdhouse valued at $11,000 and planned for auction in the UK. This structure and would make an awesome and fantastical dollhouse!
Why Make Miniatures? (Why ask why?)
Creators@Vice talked with several miniaturists to find out what drives them to create and make miniatures. Some of our all-time favs are interviewed including Thomas Doyle, Nix+Gerber and Joe Fig.
Miniatures and Louboutin!
Christian Louboutin and team created a series of custom miniature rooms to showcase his new 2018 Fall collection of awesome shoes. #redbottompumps
> Chicago friends: don't miss the chance to see Nix+Gerber: Empire at the Catherine Edelman Gallery through April 28. (Time Out Chicago).
> Chicago Art Institute Thorne Rooms' Keeper Lindsay Mican talks with miniaturist Henry Kupjack in this Podcast from The Chicago Athletic Association Hotel.
> This Miniature by Catherine Perron from CreationzMini for SquintBox is going a little (ha!) viral. Check it out here.
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