February 21st, 2018
Last week I was intrigued to read that Michelle Obama’s choice of dress in her official portrait as First Lady might be an homage to the quilters of Gee’s Bend. I first wrote about these artworks in 2009, and fell so much in love with them that when I was researching Joyful, I decided to make a trip to Alabama to meet some of the quilters and see where they live and work.
December 21st, 2016
Today marks the solstice: the shortest, darkest day in what has felt like the longest, darkest year. There’s something comforting about a nadir, isn't there? Our emotions are parabolic.
October 16th, 2016
I know I shouldn’t, but I can’t help but have my phone with me ALL. THE.
May 17th, 2016
Independent design is having a pretty great moment. So much experimentation and collaboration.
April 14th, 2016
While in Tokyo I learned a new word, one that I think readers of this blog would enjoy.