Colors

Colors

Apr 28, 2011
Think Small

Think Small

Feb 20, 2007

“Matthew Adams outside his 120-square-foot house by Modern Cabana on his 160 acres near Red Bluff, Calif. He wanted a well-designed dwelling that would have the least effect on his land.” Minimalism and thinking small meshes well with eco-friendly culture and attempts to live off the grid.  From an article at the NYTImes. A wave […]

Less: alternative living strategies

Less: alternative living strategies

May 28, 2006

maxi capsule luxus by atelier van lieshout, 2002 Some of my favorite artists are showing in “less – alternative living strategies” at the Padiglione d’arte Contemporanea (PAC) in Milan from April 5th – June 18th 2006. on show are works of 18 artist which did an artistic research on the concept of ‘living’. the living […]

A-Z West

Feb 26, 2006

Andrea Zittel has always been one of my favorite artists since I saw her work in NYC in the late nineties.  The NYTImes has a review of her latest work in Rethinking the World by Cutting it Down to Size. That she puts her money where her mouth is, so to speak, is evident in […]

Hacker Ethic

Aug 17, 2005

“In general I have a hacker ethic regarding my work: I don’t really want my job to be neatly divisible from my life. The concepts and ideas that I bring to both are the same. ” – Jessamyn West

Lunch in North Beach

Lunch in North Beach

Jul 2, 2005

North Beach is fine coffee, fresh italian cuisine, sidewalk cafes, and dreamy summer afternoons.  For me, it’s also the rare personal pleasure of spending time in the same neighborhood where Jack Kerouac read and wrote poetry. I love this city.

Offline Design

Apr 20, 2005

As an online designer, I’m always looking offline for inspiration and ideas.  (Once you’ve been a sculptor, you can never truly escape the physical world.) Part of the beauty of city life is the constant stream of emotional and environmental influence – every city block a testament to the power of design’s influence over our […]

First Night in SF

First Night in SF

Aug 12, 2004

We’ve finally moved from New York to San Francisco.  It’s the first night in the loft and we’re soaking in the magic from our eleventh floor view.  It’s almost the same view that we used to have when we visited and stayed at the Argent on third street.  From here, we can see more than […]