Metal Men

Posted by on Jan 13, 2016 in Design | No Comments
Metal Men

When you’re in Wyoming in search of all things design, it’s not hard to imagine that what you run in to is rustic and weathered, strong and a bit scrappy. .. think Marlboro Man design. In keeping with this aesthetic,  the two local artists I was drawn to, Lawrence Bennett and John Simms, chose metal ...

Squirrel

Posted by on Sep 12, 2012 in Uncategorized | 3 Comments
Squirrel

Recently, through several acts of serendipity, I found myself on Squirrel Island, Maine (just plain “Squirrel”, if you have a house there), for three days. I stayed in a cottage tucked away by itself on the edge of the island.

In The Swim

Posted by on Aug 22, 2012 in Uncategorized | No Comments
In The Swim

Goldfish, the preeminent symbol of summer in Japan, are on display by the thousands as part of a “pop up” art gallery in Nihonbashi Mitsui Hall. The installation, designed by Hidetomo Kimura, is hypnotically beautiful even when experienced through video. Warning: this is not for the claustrophic… but it sure beats being trapped in a ...

Fashion Forecast 2012

Posted by on Aug 2, 2012 in Uncategorized | No Comments
Fashion Forecast 2012

I was looking through my photo files and found this shot I took in Grand Central back in March. For reasons readily apparent, this guy caught my eye. Upon further examination though, I now realize he was a walking fashion forecast of what was walking down the runways during fashion week. In fact, according to ...

Shades of Summer

Posted by on Jul 26, 2012 in Uncategorized | No Comments
Shades of Summer

Recently I was in Oklahoma City and discovered a fantastic optical store in the same middle-of-seeming-nowhere shopping center as Matthew Kenney’s raw restaurant (where everything I consumed never reached a heat in excess of 105 degrees). I went into this store to see if by any remote chance they might have a pair of Dries ...