Pay Attention

Pay Attention

City cyclists are constantly swapping stories of near death by speeding vans or surprise car doors. Ellen and I often comment that ridding through LIC, Queens in the morning is...
Philly, the City of Cyst-erly Love

Philly, the City of Cyst-erly Love

This weekend Marc and I went to Philadelphia to catch up with my sister who was looking a colleges (yep, 17 year age difference). Marc went to school in Philly...
ADC Paper Expo — A Paper Waste

ADC Paper Expo — A Paper Waste

On Wednesday evening Emil and I headed out to the Art Directors Club's Paper Expo to pick up some swatch books missing from the studio's library and to indulge in...
Area 2 is Here!

Area 2 is Here!

I went to Barnes & Noble the other day and was excited to see the new Phaidon Area 2 by Ellen Lupton that just came out 2 days ago. Area...
Great Fake E-commerce Website

Great Fake E-commerce Website

You never know where inspiration will come from, a while back Marc's mom sent us a forward of a forward to a "hilarious" Dutch site. We all agreed it wasn't...
The Empire Pays Back

The Empire Pays Back

The other day our MINI's side view mirror cap was stolen from a big box retailer's parking lot. The most frustrating part was that we have reason to believe the...
Ohhh, Now I get it, fx = Effects…

Ohhh, Now I get it, fx = Effects…

Ever since we upgraded to CS3 this past January, I've been trying my hardest to memorize the new pallet icons in Adobe Indesign so that I can keep the palettes...
Neighborhood Love

Neighborhood Love

I stumbled across the Long Island City branch of Recycle a Bicycle, and it instantly made me happy. The workshop (where apparently they build the bikes) is located on an...
Eiertütsche – A Swiss Easter Tradition

Eiertütsche – A Swiss Easter Tradition

Thoughts after my first Easter in New York: You can't judge an egg-decorating kit by its cover; the results look different. I just had to introduce the Swiss “Eiertütsche” tradition...
Curling ‘Rocks’

Curling ‘Rocks’

Until today I have to admit I knew nothing about Curling. Every 4 years I'd catch it on the Olympics, wonder what was going on, and then quickly change the...