Year: 2007

A Classy Can

A Classy Can

Leave it to San Pellegrino to make even a crappy can a bit classier. When not in its signature citrus shaped bottle, Limonata Soda is sold with an aluminum cover...
Powers of Details

Powers of Details

Recently we received a package from Design Within Reach which had a great quote from design master Charles Eames printed directly on the packing tape: "The details are not details....
Not Sure How I Feel About the New, New Museum

Not Sure How I Feel About the New, New Museum

One thing I know is that I'm not encouraging anyone to rush off and see the museum's inaugural exhibit, Unmonumental: The Object in the 21st Century. I found the work...
Brooklyn Lights

Brooklyn Lights

Dyker Heights is a neighborhood in south Brooklyn. I had never heard of it before, but the other night we were in the car and I googled "Christmas lights in...
How Do You Deck The Halls?

How Do You Deck The Halls?

As I mentioned before the twinkling lights of Christmas are really the only things that sustain me during the viciously grey months of a NYC winter. There is something about...
I Spotted a 2rd

I Spotted a 2rd

One of my all-time favorite typos is the 2rd (say it out loud). Until now, the 2rd has been quite elusive –mythical really. I stumbled upon it one day completely...
“Pacs” from Ice Breakers

“Pacs” from Ice Breakers

A new experience from Ice Breakers – "Pacs" are sugar-free and overwhelmingly orange flavored. Translucent xylitol pouches hold the flavor powder which contains vitamin A, C, E & Zinc. The...
The Alvin Ailey Ballet

The Alvin Ailey Ballet

The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater is a New York classic. Ailey is considered one of the most famous and celebrated ambassadors of American culture promoting black cultural expression. In...
Melts My Heart

Melts My Heart

I love this illustration from New York Magazine by Robert Vargas.
More Eco-friendly Than a Tree?

More Eco-friendly Than a Tree?

I came across this eco-friendly wooden Christmas tree on a few blogs this weekend. Apparently this tree is 80% more eco-friendly than real trees and it is made from environmentally...