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 7, 2009

Oscar Niemeyer

Oscar Niemeyer, revolutionary Modernist Architect of Brazil turned 100 December 15, 2007. And he continues to practice. Rock on.
April 8, 2009

Does this look dirty?

No, not like it needs to be cleaned, dirty dirty. The image was shot from a moving cab on a rainy day, so there is a […]
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 8, 2009

The Whaaaat?

It has to be a train wreck. We had to see the preview. Not reality TV fans at all. Except maybe for Woz on Dancing with […]
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 9, 2009

Orchids Orchids Orchids

A few years ago, on a whim, I bought this moth orchid. I’ve always loved orchids, and I thought, why not? This plant, less than half […]
April 9, 2009

Shoes Glorious Shoes

I paint what i like. I like shoes. Call it a fetish. I have many fetishes; shoes, little boxes, pens, art supplies, gadgets; all come immediately […]
April 10, 2009

So where’s the work?

Well, the work is in the portfolio. We recently discussed uploading some preliminary images of projects currently in the studio, but decided that was inappropriate. Ours […]
April 10, 2009

From PAAS to Pysansky

I used to love coloring Easter eggs. Mixing the PAAS Easter egg dye with water and white vinegar, then slowly lowering a hard boiled egg into […]
April 10, 2009

On the Road -Cleveland, USA

Kevin and I went to Cleveland, OH for a Kenley Players reunion. For more on the event,  we’ll have to get Kevin to post, as he […]
April 11, 2009

A drawing a day, or so

I try to draw every day. As a designer, I think it is important to keep those hand and observation skills sharp. Most of my professional […]
April 12, 2009

Oscar Niemeyer’s Home – wow!

We could live here! I wonder what the weather is like? Brazilian modernist architect Oscar Niemeyer (101 and working brilliantly) has put a lasting mark on […]