Tag: Chicago

Patterns by Lou Mendel

Ladies & germs, the work of Lou Mendel, who I randomly met at two weeks ago at the Show ‘N Tell Show. Hand-drawn patterns, Lou!! YES. Do more of these, they make me happy.

Design*Sponge Sneak Peek!

Big internet day for me today! Our house is on Design*Sponge! What a fun collaboration this was, Angela Finney-Hoffman (my Post 27 partner in crime) came over to help up hang some of the art and do some organizing and styling. And then our incredibly talented camera-head friends, Brian Guido & Julia Stotz took the… Read more »

Showing ‘N Telling

It’s baaaaaaack! I apologize to the non-locals for this post, but Chicago, you are going to this right? Yes, the Show ‘N Tell Show is the world’s only design-improv-talk-n-rock show. With plenty of variety and even the occasional Muppet, it’s guaranteed fun, promises. Come designers, photographers, musicians, comic book heads, style mavens, font lovers, code… Read more »

Favorite Kickstarter projects!

Three of of my buddies have excellent Kickstarter projects out right now: + Jana Kinsman wants to bring beekeeping to the masses with hives sprinkled all over Chicago. She plans to build a custom-made trailer and bike across town to care for her bees. Backers may rent hives, but pledging at $55 or higher means… Read more »

Support with Quite Strong + CAC

Sister Corita Kent, 1964. Song About the Greatness. (Screenprint) Via Art Tattler. Got another show in the works! Instead of building a line of sellable products like I did in December, this one is definitely, squarely in the art camp. Support is curated by my Quite Strong girls and the Chicago Artists Coalition (CAC) is… Read more »