Ships that pass in the night, and speak each other in passing, only a signal...– Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Still, it was not until the age of thirty that I reluctantly abandoned the Best...– Phillip Lopate, Getting Personal
Serious Eye Candy →
And other idioms, by children.
Sam Cooke is somebody other singers have to measure themselves against, and most...– Keith Richards
Has already happened, but a pretty cool idea, no less.
So with all that extra time... →
I may be living under a rock, but I’m just now discovering Ikea Hacker- and finding project after project that could prove really useful- like this bike rack (we’ve been eyeing something similar ever since we moved) and this light table.
Clairtone G2 for Pie? →
Do the words “Canadian” and “Design Icon” find themselves in a state of constant repulsion, orbiting completely different circles in your mind like a pesky positive and negative ion? Say no more, just gaze upon the glorious Clairtone G2 (or do a little google search for any of their other fine audio set ups from the late 60’s) and I think you may find yourself in a...
Where do you buy a larger iron ampersand online? →
So, House Industries got smart (or, perhaps just caught up with themselves) and after their wildly popular (online) opening “show” a few months ago, where their space was adorned with giant metal numbers and ampersands. They’re posted a number of things in their online store, one of them including a much smaller version of the eight foot flat wall ampersand. So now, you can buy a...
Akihiro Furuta Family Portraits →
I love the intimate and honest nature of the way he treats the subjects- how it’s absolutey obvious he loves them. I’ll always strive for this kind of intimacy in my work.
To blog, or not to blog?
I’m still wavering about the idea of going back to a blog format. There are ‘up’ sides and down sides to the whole thing- mostly I miss the length and reflective nature I felt compelled to get into when I ran a blog. The positive element about tumblr is that I’ve always been able to just pop in and link to something or upload a song, all almost instantly. I’ve changed...
Andy Warhol Still LIfe Polaroids →
Apparently Warhol’s fascination for the everyday object carried over into the polaroid realm, as well. These are, beautiful and simple, and ultimately inspiring.