January 17, 2010
Posted By: Marc

Parties and art never went together as well as this past Saturday’s Lost Horizon Night Market. This free event — entirely arranged via email, social networking, and good old word-of-mouth — involved a variety of mysterious lounges, performances, cafes, installations — all situated within seemingly ordinary box trucks.

A caravan of 19 such trucks were arranged inside a vast indoor garage on the waterfront of a desolate Brooklyn neighborhood. Nothing was for sale, and you needed to bring your own food & beverages.

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January 16, 2010
Posted By: Sheri

This is the kind of design innovation we all should all be doing. Why can’t all our outdoor lighting be solar powered? It’s an even input to output exchange, no coal power should be expended.

From lanterns, to garland, and pathway lighting it looks like IKEA’s got you covered. Look for the items to enter stores near you this spring! If you see them let me know; I’ve got my eye on some myself.

January 13, 2010
Posted By: Marc

Last month found me driving across Missouri while visiting relatives. The cold, harsh winter landscape did little to brighten up the drive, save for the amusing signage inviting all travelers to see “America’s Cave: Meramec Caverns!” along with “Jesse James’ Wax Museum!”

My time didn’t allow for any stops, but I couldn’t help but take a few pictures. In stark contrast to the over-the-top designs of 5th Avenue’s windows, these were great in their own very different way.

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January 6, 2010
Posted By: Sheri

Even though the season is behind us there’s still time for a quick recap of the best windows of 2009. Armed with a camera, a quick stroll proved that even in the middle of a recession, ’tis the season for glitz, glamor and whimsy on  5th Avenue. Read more

January 5, 2010
Posted By: Sheri

What exactly does a graphic designer do? Recently MSLK was joined by nine third- through fifth-graders looking to discover what it means to have a career in graphic design. Students at the Beginning with Children Foundation Senior Academy Program sign up for a field of study they are interested in each semester. As part of the BwCF program they  then visit a related professional office for a tour and presentation by a professional from that industry. MSLK was asked to host the children currently taking a course in Digital Art and discuss what goes into developing a design.

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