Deep Thoughts

Deep Thoughts

Posted on Dec 7, 2011 in Art | No Comments

Some fantastic work by artist Shih Chieh Huang at the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History. Brilliant animated pieces capture the movement and bioluminescence of deep-ocean underwater creatures.

Smoke Signal

Smoke Signal

Posted on Dec 7, 2011 in Design | No Comments

Incense tin from my great-grandparents. The designer sure made fragrant smoke look like SERIOUS business back then.  

Before Apple

Before Apple

Posted on Dec 7, 2011 in Design | No Comments

I guess if Apple made opera glasses way back when, these might be what they would look like. We didn’t go to the opera much in Vermont, but we sure looked awesome when bird watching!      

Last Splash

Last Splash

Posted on Sep 9, 2011 in Design | No Comments

A little silly, yes. But this 60 year old sprinkler from my parents is absolutely brilliant in how it follows the hose around the yard and garden.

Popcorn

Popcorn

Posted on Sep 9, 2011 in Design | No Comments

Great packaging for popcorn on display at the Edith Wharton house in Lenox, Ma.

The Great(est) Aunt

The Great(est) Aunt

Posted on Sep 9, 2011 in Art | No Comments

A couple of paintings from my great Aunt, Marjorie Wallace. She lived to 101 and was incredibly nice.

Clearly better

Clearly better

Posted on Sep 9, 2011 in Design | No Comments

Window detail, Skylands NJ.          

Hard Hitting

Hard Hitting

Posted on Sep 9, 2011 in Design | No Comments

Detail of this great poster for a demolition derby we found in PA.

Steve Shooter

Steve Shooter

Posted on Sep 9, 2011 in Photography | No Comments

Photoshoot with the incredible Steve Lesnick. Why he rocks Mickey Mouse hands, nobody knows.