From the Road

Random posts from various places. Hopefully interesting.

February 25, 2014

Everybody in the Pool! – Kimpton Makes a Dining Splash

Kimpton brings a truly unique dining experience to the city overflowing with on trend dining. Pool Farm is a a table in a repurposed roof top […]
February 12, 2014

The present always sucks – here’s a heaping cup of nostalgia by design

 Every generation complains about their present time. Almost every adult longs for a simpler time in their lives, maybe it’s childhood or, if you were one […]
January 7, 2014

At least it’s sunny today…

Sunny, but too cold to enjoy this view in real life. We love water towers, they’re great set design elements, and the shadows compliment any lighting […]
September 11, 2013

Impossible Decision

This? Or this? Certainly not this. Seems like the BMW with the Audi All Wheel Drive might be the right combo.
August 30, 2013

Urban Revitalization Basics-Fill the Storefronts.

One thing we really believe in is the theatre of life. That is that set design, lighting design, costume design, sound design, presentation aren’t limited to […]
August 19, 2013

That Damn Danish Design, no you can’t eat it.

In our experience, everything in Copenhagen is beautiful. The new aquarium known as The Blue Planet and designed by 3XN is no exception. Like theatrical designers, […]
August 7, 2013

Another Fugly Restaurant

What is it with the Aussies? Over the years, I’ve been impressed with Australian Culture and Design, then suddenly this summer, that seems so misdirected. Apparently […]
July 21, 2013

Detroit? And no one seems to care…

I find it difficult to understand why Detroit’s bankruptcy, and the additional problems likely to follow, seem to getting little or no attention in the news. […]
June 28, 2013

Map to the Celebrity Locations in Hollywood?

Although this image is iconic… …and these were fun episodes, but I can’t imagine stalking celebrities. It’s just not in our New York nature. We see […]
May 21, 2013

Great Customer Service Makes My Day

I’m stepping out of the design world for a moment to tell you about a wonderful customer service experience I had yesterday. In the midst of […]
May 2, 2013

Who needs a car in L.A.? We got the best public transportation system in the world!

“Who needs a car in L.A.? We got the best public transportation system in the world!” says private detective Eddie Valiant in the 1988 film Who […]
April 30, 2013

A Striking Visual History of New York City

I came across an article by the Associated Press announcing the release of an amazing photo database of 870,000 photos of New York City from the […]