a book by its cover

It’s a end of year tradition to ply our readers with all the wishes and wants in the book realm during the month of December. We are readers and image revelers so the gift of a book has been a tradition in the Coggan Crawford family as well as the Chairs and Buildings family at…

Let’s just start with my “to read” list-

Let’s just start with my to read list, 18th century history and upholstery books have occupied my brain this year and these are the remaining texts that I would like to get at before the end of the year. First up, I have started and enjoyed the writing style of historian Lucy Inglis. I first came…

Caleb Crawford-Drawing as a Meditation Practice.

-Do you draw every day? No. I probably should. At least that is the guilt I put on myself. Sometimes I have a crisis of faith – a questioning of meaning and practice that leads to a hiatus. I draw almost daily for the architecture practice, but I have another drawing practice that is apart…

Sara Jones-Drawing for the Mind to Wander

-Do you draw everyday? I do in some form, although often only with the computer if I am working on a graphic design project. I wish I drew by hand everyday! I am trying to be more regimented about it and draw in my sketchbook every day. -Do you think that there is a relationship…

Drawing as Physical Trace-Benjamin Marcus

Do you draw everyday? I draw nearly every day. Do you think that there is a relationship is your practice between the hand and the computer? For the last few years, in my architectural and illustration work, I’ve been using the computer to augment hand-drawing in such a way that the hand-drawing itself has changed….