My living room is pretty much set up excepting a little art that needs to be hung and a lamp for reading on the couch. Oh, and speaking of the couch. Take a look. It looks like a craigslist posting for something free as long as you come to take it away. It looks horrible. … Continue reading

Stonemountain and Daughter

I was searching around the other day for fabric stores in the Bay Area (I love, and will always love, Piedmont Fabric, and of course there is Britex, but I knew there had to be more going on around here) and found Stonemountain and Daughter Fabrics. ‘Found’ makes it sound like a tiny hidden gem. No, … Continue reading

Photo of the Day

Photographs by Barbara Crane from the book ‘Private Views‘. These just feel like summer, which we aren’t really having weather-wise here in the bay right now.

To Die For

This may be a bit of a controversial post. Because I’m going to talk about tie-dye. Some of you may have lived through the original wave of peace, love, and understanding, and the tie-dyed clothing that went with it. For myself, I spend much of my time in Berkeley and there is certainly a long … Continue reading

Spaces: Brooklyn

Brooklyn home of Lyndsay Caleo & Fitzhugh Karol. All photographs via The Selby.

Movie Night: August DWR Berkeley Studio Event

My favorite Thrusday night activity returns. Design Within Reach in Berkeley is hosting another movie night, bringing back Helvetica director Gary Hustwit’s newest documentary ‘Objectified’. About the film: Objectified is a feature-length documentary about our complex relationship with manufactured objects and, by extension, the people who design them. It’s a look at the creativity at … Continue reading

Art Heart: Jelle Martens

Geometry and collage from Jelle Martens.

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