Let’s say you fell in love with a single dining room chair that was made decades ago. It’s ideal in every way—except that you need five more just like it. This is how I first heard about Anthony Lawrence-Belfair—furniture designer, upholsterer, and maker of custom draperies. Among other things, they can turn one chair into […]
Off the Record
The stuff that comes with owning a business—from behind the scenes interviews to thoughts on thoughts on taking the laptop to a cafe.
I had a conversation with an acquaintance recently about DESIGN. Among the things that were said: “I’m not interested in improving the design of my website because I really just care about function.” She feels that her website exists, “works” and therefore does the job. It doesn’t have to be unique. It doesn’t have to […]
Lisa Russman is an architectural and interior photographer based in the greater NYC area. She shoots both residential and commercial spaces, creating images that capture the unique angles, textures and light of a specific space. After working with Lisa’s photographs on two different websites, I’ve become a fan of her style. I was also curious […]
Sometimes I work on my laptop in cafes. It’s a productive option for me, despite everything I’m about to tell you. I’ve spent silly amounts of time in Starbucks, Panera Bread, and a variety of independent coffee shops and bakeries. If they have wifi, they’re on my list of options. That being said, I choose […]