The new David Webb

While we are getting used to yellow leaves and gloomy skies, all the seasonal flowers are bursting with color at David Webb’s boutique in New York City. The Maison has launched the new Asheville collection. It is the first completely new collection by David Webb since his passing.Bewildering at first sight; it might look as if the new pieces have nothing in common with David … Continue reading The new David Webb

Iconic Designs. David Webb

SURREAL GENERATION continues the Iconic designs series. Today we introduce the 3rd chapter about the quintessential American jeweler – David Webb. Animal Kingdom In 1957 David Webb made his first animal-inspired bracelet. By the end of the 1960s, precious animals became a must-have for the smart set, and David Webb turned into a synonym of animal jewelry in the USA. He wasn’t the only one to create … Continue reading Iconic Designs. David Webb

The 23-year lost is back

Gustav Klimt’s “Portrait of a Lady” (1917) will finally be unveiled to the public this October at the Museum Of Rome in Palazzo Braschi. The portrait was initiallly set to be exhibited earlier, but the opening was delayed due to the pandemic. The legendary art work will be exhibited for the first time following its dramatic discovery in 2019, within the walls of the gallery … Continue reading The 23-year lost is back

Hemmerle Harmony bangle turned 30

Hemmerle celebrated the 30th anniversary of the Harmony bangle.First created in 1991, Harmony has since become a truly iconic piece of the Maison and a must for jewelry collectors. Harmony bangle is an out-of-time piece. Its minimalistic shape looks modern but makes one think of archaic ornaments. It is basic and constant, and at the same time, is an object of endless experiments of designers … Continue reading Hemmerle Harmony bangle turned 30

Green Pass at Retrobottega in Rome

Open kitchen, where chefs can demonstrate their skillful abilities; deep black color that absorbs reality and helps to immerse in the atmosphere and focus on the dinner; wood, metal, and stone, which cool the mind. Retrobottega has long been a trendy dining destination. It is difficult to get in, and it is impossible to forget once you’ve managed to. Guests are provided with 2 menus: … Continue reading Green Pass at Retrobottega in Rome

5 hotels in Italy for an inspiring fall

Have you noticed that autumn is a very special time of the year? A little detached, poetic, cozy, with a light drama. This season is an inspiration for many people in the arts and sciences. Despite the melancholy, this season tends to fling a quite productive vibe too. This is the time when you slow down and find calmness after the summer activity, and your … Continue reading 5 hotels in Italy for an inspiring fall

Art exhibitions in Rome, fall 2021

An exhibition – The Yōkai Parade – is on display at The Japanese Institute of Culture in Rome. The show tells the history of Yōkai – supernatural creatures of Japanese mythology, spirits, and ghosts embodying the forces of nature. Originating in Japanese culture around 1000 years ago, these exotic monsters have been traveling from ancient scrolls to modern anime and manga eventually becoming an ordinary part of … Continue reading Art exhibitions in Rome, fall 2021

Letter from Evgenia Pukhaeva

Hi, dear readers! Today, with the launch of the 5th issue, we celebrate the 1st year of SURREAL GENERATION. Time flies and flies even faster when you are busy with what you love doing, which keeps you enthusiastic and inspired. The current issue is intended to immerse you in the cozy season of fall. For the next three months at SURREAL GENERATION, you will find … Continue reading Letter from Evgenia Pukhaeva

She is on fire

Christina Rusu, Editor-in-Chief of SURREALGENERATION, was inspired to work on this photo project by the words of David Webb: “Beautiful women and jewels are synonymous. Rarely do you see a woman so beautiful that accents of jewelry do not flatter her physical beauty and the costume she chooses… Today, a woman is not looking for just a bracelet, clip, or a ring, but a jewel … Continue reading She is on fire