Sustainable Beauty Companies and Wooden Caps

Sustainable Beauty Companies and Wooden Caps

Last weekend at Terrain I spotted a line of beauty products by Akhassausa that are beautifully designed. Their two small lines, nature and retreat, are differentiated by accent color. The...
Create Your Own Niche

Create Your Own Niche

What does it take to stand out in the crowd or on the shelves? Personality. A memorable hook. Being remarkable. So then how do you become remarkable? Most companies spend...
Blo©k Island™ D®eams

Blo©k Island™ D®eams

I'm just back from a week away at one of my favorite places in the world: Block Island, RI. For those of you who don't know about "BI," here are...
Fashion News Workshop: Website

Fashion News Workshop: Website

Challenges Fashion News Workshop, the second largest fashion organization in NYC, needed a web presence that reflected the organization's quality and sophistication. Furthermore, it was important to create a website...
Terrain

Terrain

This weekend, Katie, Jason and I took a roadtrip to Philadelphia to visit friends. I had heard about Terrain, a garden center store in the suburbs, so we made a...
Good For You, Good for the Earth

Good For You, Good for the Earth

This week I noticed a new Kashi product on the shelves. They've introduced a new line of cereal called Kashi U, a "vitality cereal" that's designed to strengthen five areas...
Exquisite Corpse (aka the drawing game)

Exquisite Corpse (aka the drawing game)

For years now we have this one game that we always play on vacation. We call it a very sophisticated title, "the drawing game," but it does in fact have...
2663 Urban Tumbleweeds Progress

2663 Urban Tumbleweeds Progress

After many months of planning, organizing, and designing, we're finally there: our eco-art installation is ready to be shipped to Burning Man's Playa! Again, thanks to all of you who've...
M&S – We Melt In Your Heart

M&S – We Melt In Your Heart

The virtues of good friends are widely known. Yet it's great friends who continue to expand the definition of what great friends can be. Case in point: Rick & Karen...
Plastic Bag Graffiti

Plastic Bag Graffiti

Biking over the Pulaski Bridge into Greenpoint the other night I spotted this amazing graffiti. Woven out of plastic bags into the fence it is the NYC skyline. If the...