When I was in design school the whole carrying around a large black portfolio case was more or less on it’s way out. No one was displaying their work this way anymore, and if you did, you were dating yourself. But this was pre the iPad days so portfolios were still presented non-digitally.
Nike, the Pantone Color of the Year and a Chic Pair of Kicks to Kick Off 2015
It is a new year and of course that means there is a new Pantone Color of the Year, and the color named for 2015 is quite the departure from previous years—it is a dark, rich toned hue, and is named after the well known wine that hails from the city of Marsala in the southern region of Italy.
King Arthur Flour and Some Holiday Cookie Cutter Cookies For You
Well this year I continued in what just may become an annual Christmas Eve ritual and I made butter cookie cutter cookies. Last year was the first year I did this, I thought it would be complicated—like you had to be Martha Stewart or a professional baker to pull this off. But it was easier then I thought. I was encouraged after making homemade biscotti which was not difficult either.
A Parisian Family in NYC…Next Stop? Paris 2015!
Afew weeks ago my step family from Paris arrived in town and took New York by storm. Well ok that may be a wee bit of an exaggeration but they ( and I ) toured New York like happy tourists.
Dinner and a Movie in Greenwich Village in NYC
This past weekend was beautiful here in New York. Blue skies, sunshine, warm weather and no humidity. I met a friend for dinner and a movie and we decided to see Closed Curtain at The Film Forum. The Film Forum is in a fun and picturesque part of town which surprisingly was not crowded. Summer in NY is hot and many people flock to the beaches and Fire Island, though there were certainly plenty of tourists about, but after all it is summer in New York
Strolling in DUMBO
Hello girls (and boys), I finally have a picture for my about page! I have been…