Month: September 2011

NYC…All the rest!

Another major high point of the trip was the visit to MoMa’s PS1 in Queens. After this visit, PS1 is easily my favorite museum at the moment. Named after the school the building once held, the space is incredible. Sounded by an almost military-esque concrete wall, the entrance gives way to a modern courtyard which… Read more »

NYC day 1, part 2

Lucky for me, Dargelos is just a ten minute’s walk to DUMBO which seems to be a huge creative hub of Brooklyn. With Etsy headquarters, Studiomates, and a slew of other a-list design studios within blocks of each other, I found a bench and wondered how long it would take before I spotted anyone I… Read more »

NYC day 1, part 1

Get ready for the big NYC brain-dump! This was basically a research trip for me, carefully planned with Chad to coincide with the Affordable Art Fair (more on that tomorrow). So I had two days to myself, wandering around Brooklyn & SoHo, meeting new friends and gorging myself on a non-stop culture binge. Stop-the-first: the… Read more »

Preparing for NYC

From this: To this: Love that magic moment when the pieces come together and then poof! You have it in your hand. Also, the Post Family’s Chandler-Price is definitely not a press for the novice. Which is me, so I end up cranking it by hand because it’s far to fast for me to use… Read more »

Branding the 10,000 Lakes

Shout-out to my home state! Minnesota designer Nicole Meyer is tackling a new logo daily for each of of the 10,000 lakes. Yes, there really are that many of them. She’s going to be at this for AWHILE. Get it guuuurl. Via Northcoast Zeitgeist.