Gastronauting

April 6, 2017

Building Relationships: A one-day Seminar for Production Designers in NYC

The Production Designers Collective is hosting Building Relationships: A one-day Seminar for Production Designers on Saturday, April 22nd, 11am-5pm at The General Society of Mechanics and Tradesmen of NYC located […]
April 5, 2017

Vectorworks 2018, I can almost taste it!

Vectorworks 2018 is coming, we knew that, but now we can see into he future. Of course, that’s just because our many fine friends at Vectorworks have decided […]
February 13, 2017

Zoom Zoom Design

Public transportation structures should employ Zoom Zoom Design. They should also create a sense of drama, excitement and motion. This design does all of that. The London-based […]
February 1, 2017

The dark side of Budweiser

Our work for Budweiser and their brands is has always been very upbeat. For this year’s super bowl, the iconic brand is going to the dark side to […]
January 26, 2017

A Better Restaurant Design

So this post is about a better restaurant design than this one was, These designers clearly had a concept and a post of view. We might, and […]
January 24, 2017

When a Design Concept goes South

We strongly promote the need for a Design Concept, especially when expressed as a metaphor. This is certainly true in entertainment, but it’s generally true in all […]
January 19, 2017

The Garden of Allah

We’re currently reading a delightful series of semi-historical novels by Martin Turnbull that take place in and around The Garden of Allah Hotel in old Hollywood. […]
January 10, 2017

A Niemeyer Rides Again!

Loyal readers know that we’re huge fans of Brazilian Architect and Design Oscar Niemeyer. So, obviously, we were thrilled to read that his iconic Hotel Nacional will […]
January 6, 2017

Design for Comedy

Design for Comedy that features a music legend. For the past few weeks and months, we’ve been collaborating on a television series that will feature comedic […]
January 4, 2017

Design requires Iterations

Every design evolves. Evolution requires Iteration. Even a brilliant idea doesn’t go immediately from the head to the hand to a physical reality. Some ideas create […]
December 24, 2016

Noon Eastern Time Christmas Day – Don’t Touch That Dial!

Well, if your channel isn’t set to WCBS-TV New York’s Channel 2, then by all means get up and flip the dial, grab the clicker, or […]
September 16, 2016

Vectorworks 2017

Vectorworks 2017 was released on Wednesday and it is already being hailed from far and wide and the best new release of the powerfu; design software […]
April 8, 2009

A great place, RIP the sign

The P&G was and is (I hope, I haven’t been to the new location) a great ‘joint’ by any measure. The bar was recently forced out […]
April 9, 2009

Two Summer Cellos

Kevin and I went to Washington DC last August – You’re thinking “who goes to DC in August – it sucks.” Well, we do.   All […]
April 22, 2009

Other views of the P&G Bar and Grill

Greenwich Village Daily Photo posted sad news and images of the P&G Bar and Grill. Our original post is here.
April 22, 2009

On a Roll

This is Aaron This is what he made me for lunch. From left to right: shrimp sushi, crispy shrimp roll – shrimp with spicy panko. dragon […]
April 27, 2009

Two Summer Cellos – continued

Welcome back to the KLAD test kitchen! If you missed our first post on Limoncello, here’s a link to the introductory post. Yesterday, we fired up […]
May 18, 2009

The P&G Bar & Grill Rides Again

Great News! We think change and re-invention are great things, we do it all the time. http://dinersjournal.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/05/14/the-pg-bar-returns-quietly/ We’ll be visiting soon.
May 22, 2009

Happy Hour Friday – Cubano

Here’s a twofer for this week-end. My previous posts have focused  on cocktails, so I thought today I’d get in touch with my inner gastronaut and […]
June 1, 2009

Today in History

Today on the StageCraft Mailing List, Lighting Designer Jeff Salzberg reported that on this date in 1495, Friar John Cor recorded the first known batch of […]
June 5, 2009

Happy Hour Friday – Book ’em Dano!

Its a rainy Friday here in New Jersey, so let’s go to Hawaii for Haole Style Happy Hour! Let’s start with a recipe my Hawaiian friend […]
June 24, 2009

Two Summer Cellos – Finale

Our cellos had been busy fusing away in their dark, cool resting place for about two months, so its time to return to the KLAD test […]
July 6, 2009

Another cool photo from a crappy camera

This is a small bar/restaurant in the West Village. Between Seventh Avenue and Bleeker, North of Christopher if I recall correctly. Taken with either an LG […]
July 10, 2009

Happy Hour Friday: Coladarama

The sun’s out, its almost quitting time, so let’s go back to Cuba for a visit with one of my favorite summertime indulgences, a Pina Colada. […]