Tag Archive: design

Belgian Boot Camp

If it wasn’t for the long queue at the Victor Horta museum, I never would have noticed the lowly Brussels décrottoir or boot-scrape.  A quick trip to Brussels combined with a New Yorker’s nosiness for checking out… Continue reading

Waterfalls: Man v Wild

The Japanese architect firm SANAA’s warehouse acrylic glass exterior at the Vitra company’s architectural park invites comparison to a cascade of water in a Zurich fountain.

Mediterranean Homesick Blues

Since returning to New York, we’ve missed the bright light and color of the Mediterranean, particularly the blues that crop up in Tunisia, Greece, Cyprus, and Italy. Since our apartment is dark we’ve been… Continue reading