High-Line NYC


It’s been two years since I’ve visited the High Line in the Chelsea District and Meat Packing District of New York. Since my last visit, a couple of remarkable things have happened: One to me and one to the High Line. I had a stroke of luck to have an image I took of the […]

Tom Dixon NYC 2012


Tom Dixon skips the ICFF this week to open up an ambitious pop up shop? You bet. I went there first thing on Thursday, and I think I may have gotten there too early because there was no items to be bought. But what I can tell you is I’ve seen the most beautiful acid […]

NOHO Buildings


First, I should say that I’m not a New Yorker, so what should I call the area around Bowery near the New Museum? If it’s NoHo, then I’ve hit it. Two of these buildings are on Bond Street which really gained prominence with the fabulously stylish Herzog and DeMeuron condo building. Across the street from […]

Future Perfect


The Future Perfect is the NYC interior designer’s store of choice. Let’s start by saying I love the store. But as much as I love it, it’s not my favorite store. However, I’ve found that anyone I ask what store I should go to while I’m in town they say “The Future Perfect”. There are […]

Green furniture in NOHO NYC


This store is one of dozens in NOHO involved in the Design Week here in NYC. The store is called environment. They focus on recycled wares, and the coolest pieces in the store are the sofas upholstered with old army tents. Beyond the fantastic tent wares, there is a fantastic little exhibition of objects. I’m […]

Cool bed spread in the Bowery


This is a traditional Amish quilt which I saw on a very beautiful walnut bed on Bowery near Bond street. I believe they call this area NOHO for north of Houston Street. Neighborhood branding is the pastime here.

A visual exploration of TED’s 2012 Design Salon

adour-ny-main-dining-room rockwell

David Rockwell and Chee Pearlman are co-curating ‘The Design Studio’ a session at this year’s TED conference in Long Beach. They Have an insanely talented and well known group of participants in the salon. The participants include: Chip Kidd, Creative Director of Knopf Liz Diller,Diller Scofidio + Renfro David Kelley, Founder of IDEO and Stanford’s […]

Is the New Fisker Karma the Funnest Hybrid on Earth?


You be the judge. From the looks of this WSJ reporter, the Fisker Karma has some impressive power for a plug in hybrid. Besides going fast as hell and having amazing fuel efficiency even in non electric mode, I like this car for all the wrong reasons. . I like this car because it’s designed […]

ugo architecture: inspirational renderings


  The architecture is beautiful, but the rendering style is sublime and ethereal. I’ve been doing Photoshop renderings for close to fifteen years and I’ve never come close to the quality of light shown in these views. ugo architecture + design: 100 trees.

Bamby Chair

Bamby Chair

There are very few inanimate objects that I thought I might want to make love to This could very well be one of those objects. It has this nimble doe-like quality to it that screams touch me. At the same time, this chair has got solid hips that gives you something to hold on to. […]