DESIGNS FOR INTERIOR ENVIRONMENTS
During a recent tour of the National Theatre in London with the University of Syracuse School of Architecture we wereRead more.
If you are visiting the Berkshires in Massachusetts be sure to stop at Mass MoCA to see the new PhaseRead more.
New York City’s Skyline
There is one thing you can always count on...CHANGE.Read more.
Studio Visit: Selected Gifts from Agnes Gund Through July 22 at The Museum of Modern Art, NYC This one caught my eye ofRead more.
This Serge Mouille inspired, mid-century design light fixture hovers playfully above providing soft indirect light and visual interest particularily whenRead more.
A unique light fixture spotted at The Marlton in NYC...near Washington Square Park.Read more.
Maharam's Stripe, designed by Alexander Girard in 1973 paired with complimentary colors from a retro, 21st century palette anchored byRead more.
The Big Picture
The entire South Beach PC campus occupies 45 acres on Staten Island with a project area of approximately 9 acresRead more.
It has been many years since I watched the movie DIVA, but I have always remembered the character Alba rollerRead more.
Peace on earth…Read more.
A very long plan !
You have goals to reach, activities to achieve and need a work environment to sustain the momentum. Workplace environments shouldRead more.
I spotted this light fixture through a shop window while walking in New York City and featured it in aRead more.
Beautiful day for a site visit….
August 31, 2017 construction progress photo for a new 250-bed adult and 12-bed adolescent facility designed for the Dormitory AuthorityRead more.
It must be fun?
This movie/slideshow features me 1 during the early days of my first job as an interior designer at Ryan &Read more.
Football to Design…
Former NFL player, Terry Crews currently known for playing Terry Jeffords, the police sergeant on the sitcom Brooklyn Nine-Nine isRead more.
Washington Square Arch
The Washington Square Park Arch is reminiscent of the monumental Arc de Triomphe in Paris. Originally a temporary papier-mache and whiteRead more.
Victoria + Albert Rotunda Chandelier viewed during my first trip to London and the V+A Museum. I should clarify this,Read more.
DIOR | NYC cleverly recycled electronics are transformed into an eye-catching window display.Read more.
Light ReflectedRead more.
1 Hotel's 3-story green wall is a standout on the Avenue of the Americas and 58th Street one block awayRead more.
This 2011 Point Stripe by Paul Smith for Maharam looks as fresh today as it did six years ago!Read more.
Easy to spot, you will still find phone kiosks in the United Kingdom, yes...that is me inside!Open plan offices andRead more.
A row house located on 51st Street caught my eye. It appears to have a glazed facade behind a full height combination screenRead more.
Or don't look up are the words I heard from my companion walking behind me in NYC where there are constructionRead more.
Design + Entertainment
ICFF, the 30th annual Contemporary Furniture & Design exhibition and talks at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center NYC. Four days, 165,000 ideaRead more.
Tiny art by Maureen Gallace at MOMA PS1 in Queens, NY.Read more.
A beautiful scene featuring pink cherry blossoms in a courtyard on Thompson Street in New York City.Read more.
The ARIG tidbits was temporarily closed in 2013 after updating our website with a new template the post layouts wereRead more.
Streets of San Francisco
San Francisco by Jay Malone of Buffalo NY If you dined at the former Martin Cooks on Connecticut Street in BuffaloRead more.
I think I have mentioned before that I love Paris!I have visited the city many times and dropped by theRead more.
I am always in search of new seating designs that are innovative and well designed. This chair falls into anotherRead more.
Sir Paul Smith
I received a book titled Hello, My Name is Paul Smith for Christmas and I could not put it down untilRead more.
A discussion I had yesterday with a colleague of mine about the "office of the future" brought back memories ofRead more.
We are all familiar with Falling Water, a remarkable residence in Bear Run, Pennsylvania designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. ArtistRead more.
CHARLES POLLOCK 1930 – 2013 Very sad to read in the NY Times yesterday that Charles Pollock perished in aRead more.
12 Ton Birds
Weighing in at 12 tons each, this male and female Phoenix duo was conceived by the talented Chinese artist XuRead more.
A very unique planter indeed! From GREENFORM, the Relax planter will surprise and delight. Grass, flowers, or unique stones areRead more.
The Dutch designer, Dirk Vander Kooij conceived the “robot arm” a new technique inspired by an old 3D printer for bringingRead more.
May 7, 2013
May 7, 2013 was a perfect day to take in the sites in New York City, including a new artRead more.
When I passed by this shop early in the day my eye was originally drawn to the jacket with theRead more.
Save the Eames House
The Eames Foundation has launched a campaign to save and preserve the Eames House built approximately 70 years ago in the PacificRead more.
Works in Paper
It is no secret that I love imaginative, whimsical creations that delight the eye and make people smile. This morningRead more.
The AGO, Frank & Evan
The AGO has changed significantly since our last visit, which was prior to the 2008 completion of the Frank GehryRead more.
George Nelson and Charles & Ray Ames, are the talented industrial designers credited with the development of the classicRead more.
Happy New Year!
It’s time to archive!
Make a mundane task more fun, archive your 2012 files in style with House Industries archive boxes. SaveSaveRead more.
An interactive exhibit, the event of a thread, by visual artist Ann Hamilton, connects people’s hearts, minds and memories through light, soundRead more.
I was captivated by the recent installation of Laura on the campus of Buffalo New York’s Albright Knox Art Gallery. ItRead more.
The Eames ® Elephants I think we all love elephants and that is probably why they are often the subject ofRead more.
I have never been a big fan of tree stump coffee tables or anything rustic for that matter. Until IRead more.
The Edge Chair catches your eye, but it does not look comfortable, until you sit in it. After trying it at ICFFRead more.
Sculptural Sorbet Resin Vases by Dinosaur Designs. Dinosaur Designs takes responsibility for their environmental footprint and support environmentally sustainable initiatives and charitableRead more.
We are always looking for innovative desk lamping and this one stood out at ICFF in NY this year. Minimal designRead more.
A new chair manufactured by Bernhardt Design is definitely worthy of inclusion on my favorites list. Like automobiles, furniture designs tend to beRead more.
Knoll JOT, a new design by Suzanne Tick, won Best of Neocon 2012 Silver in the Window Treatments category. ARead more.
Simple clean lines with distinct functionality and a touch of whimsy suggesting a flower in a garden. The BenchRead more.
VONDOM ADAN series planters are beautifully sculpted and a whimsically inspired and just one of many offerings from this leadingRead more.
Carrieres de Lumieres – Les Baux
From 30th March 2012 to 6th January 2013 If you are visiting the South of France in the near futureRead more.