Monthly Archives: September 2008

Sneak Peak- Little Building Cafe

We are so close; in fact hope to open on Saturday! Here are the amazing tables that we designed and made for Lubna Chowdhary’s tiles. All the quadrants are parts of the map of Starkville, Mississippi! So great. It’s all coming together!

Other Peoples chairs-Mario Stadelmann

On the weekend I let myself scan the Designboom and cribcandy web sites. They are the ultimate “I want” web site but sometimes a good idea is found. These “paperchair” by swiss designer Mario Stadelmann. They were exhibited at the London Tent at the London Design Festival. They are made from cast recycled paper, like…

Favorite Building 3

We are gearing up for a student trip to NYC and I am deciding what small favorites I can get into their very board agenda. When I taught at Parsons I would always walk down to the Seaport and walk through The Seamen’s Institute. Designed by James Stewart Polshek in the eighties, the chapel space…

Hand Making Space

I am writing an abstract on the presence of the “hand” in the interior design and how it is being translated into the D.I.Y culture that interior design students follow. The point of history that I am examining is the Bloomsbury group, Charleston and the Omega Workshop. This is a image of an exhibition of…

Color of Space 1

Another goal for weekly posts is to share some thinking that I have been doing for years about color. At Parsons I taught a class called the Color of Space which discussed the critical thinking behind the choice of color though out history. Each week I hope to bring forth a space that illustrates the…