The Great Durian Challenge

The Great Durian Challenge

The southeast Asian fruit durian has sensory descriptions which range from: "...A rich custard highly flavoured with almonds gives the best general idea of it, but there are occasional wafts...
Go Drake!

Go Drake!

Okay there I said it, out loud for all of you to know one more time. My alma mater is that little school you've never heard of in the middle...
Oy, Robot

Oy, Robot

We all went with Emil to an authentic Indonesian restaurant tonight (delicious). Of the many topics discussed over dinner — and there were many — was what nationality I resembled...
Freitag… Every Day

Freitag… Every Day

Freitag (which means "Friday" in German) started as a phenomenon of Zürich’s urban subculture in 1993 when Markus und Daniel Freitag, both brothers and graphic designers, had a genius, sustainable...
Adding Green to the Color Card of Fashion Design

Adding Green to the Color Card of Fashion Design

Last Wednesday I co-chaired an event for the Fashion News Workshop, on bringing sustainable practices into the fashion showroom. FNW is an intimate group of fashion industry leaders who get...
The New Party Accessory

The New Party Accessory

Ok, alcohol is certainly not a new party accessory. It's been the accessory of choice for quite some time now. But apparently Nicolas Feuillatte champagne wants to take the sloppy...
Enquiring Minds are a Terrible Thing to Waste

Enquiring Minds are a Terrible Thing to Waste

We're doing a little remodeling in the basement right now. The sort of work where walls are ripped-up, floors are chipped away, and rare artifacts from other times are unearthed....
Power Wash Your Message

Power Wash Your Message

I've been smitten with this idea ever since Springwise announced back in October that a company in the UK had begun power washing guerrilla marketing messages onto dirty sidewalks and...
Rabbit…

Rabbit…

I passed by the Sony store by Madison Avenue and was amazed by millions of colorful rabbits on Sony's Window displays.These bunnies are used in the campaign for their new...
“Drawings for New York Periodicals” — Chris Ware

“Drawings for New York Periodicals” — Chris Ware

I went to the Adam Baumgold Gallery this weekend to see the work of artist/cartoonist/illustrator, Chris Ware. His work manages to seamlessly to cross categories between the art world and...