Monthly Archives: September 2009

My Evening with Designer Piero Lissoni

Tonight I had the chance to listen to Piero Lissoni speak as part of the month-long Architecture and the City Festival put on by the San Francisco chapter of the AIA.  Speaking at the gorgeous CCA campus, Lissoni proved to … Continue reading

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Design Review: Kara’s Cupcakes

So I found myself in Ghirardelli Square this afternoon after a several year hiatus.  Sure, I’d been there recently but in the evenings for ice cream so I haven’t wandered the shops in long while.  As I had heard, there’s … Continue reading

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Bay Line: The Bay Area’s Own Version of NYC’s High Line?

So in previous posts, I’ve alluded to my fascination and love for the High Line, Manhattan’s recently opened, suspended park built on the old High Line railroad line in lower Manhattan.  This mile and a half “greenway” is innovative in … Continue reading

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OLEDs: The Future of Lighting

A few days ago, the New York Times ran a great article about OLEDs – what are they you ask?  Organic Light Emitting Diodes, a cousin of the LED lights that we are starting to see everywhere from flashlights to … Continue reading

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Discovering Clear Magazine

About 10 years ago, I remember the anticipation of getting my Wallpaper magazine.  Back then, that was THE magazine – with its groundbreaking mixture of fashion, architecture, design and travel content, sensuous photography and cutting-edge graphic design and layout.  It … Continue reading

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Design Review: Chamberlain West Hollywood Hotel

(NOTE: In my short blogging career, I am posting my first correction.  Though throughout this article, I cite Kelly Wearstler as the designer, the designer of record is David McCauley, of David McCauley Interior Design.  I was SURE the hotel … Continue reading

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