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.
October 10th, 2016
This week our theme is colorblocking, so I thought it made sense to kick things off with some colorful blocks.
September 30th, 2016
I’ve been wanting to do City Guides on this blog for a long time, and I’m excited to kick things off with a guide to one of my favorite cities: Tokyo!
September 25th, 2016
There’s a thing I do sometimes when traveling that might seem a little silly. It started a few years ago on a trip to Seattle.
April 11th, 2016
Several years ago I did a post on an idea called the joy of missing out, or JOMO, for short.
April 7th, 2016
Do you think an apartment can reverse aging? The Reversible Destiny Lofts in Mitaka is one of the few existing projects by the artist Arakawa and his partner, poet Madeline Gins.