click here to maximize your minimalism!
click here to view my favorites from the archives. gee
are you a fonts enthusiast? a typophile?
find the beauty on your daily walk! take time to notice the details of your landscape.
there is nothing like seeing a great handbag in action.
plastics are our future. how can you resist plastic? it is so shiny and pleasing. I have a penchant for plastics.
chronicling my quest for the one true
have you ever noticed the similarity between nyc fire call boxes and benevolent Kannon, goddess of mercy?
every design, fashion and art magazine I read lately features some important directional artist making big contributions to their genre. and where do they live? brooklyn!
who says there are no more 'new ideas' in art and design? the newness is in the juxtaposition.
this is how I really get things done. with my little green co-worker/task-master.
clothing & accessories design
useful, economical, modular pieces that can be mix-matched in numerous
ways (because why can't fashion be useful and lasting? I think
it can!) So I say Maximize your Minimalism!
Satin Karate Belt featured in Dec 06 Real Simple
Voted Best Designer 2006 Style Bakery
'On the Rise'
Daily Buss Feature
in the blog press
the girl who ate everything
(into) the fray
far too cute
couture in the city
high fashion girl
furniture (especially chairs from the 50s and 60s), uniforms, repeating patterns, menswear, Oscar Niemeyer,
traditional Japanese architecture, the Rimpa School and Ogata Korin's 8-Point Bridge, Matisse, bromeliads,
succulents and other waxy flora
bamboo, coral, moss, woodgrain, silhouettes & other cut-outs, plastic,
low-resolution images, the photo copier, off-registration prints, Max
Ernst's Lunar Asparagus, NYC fire call boxes that look like Kannon, Fauvist color sense, the Noguchi Museum,
pretty much all of Abstract Expressionism
magazines of current
Domino, Elle Decor (British), ARTnews, Art in America, Wallpaper
favorite heel style
the wedge, but a sleek modern interpretation
current shoe obsession
alas, the sneaker. (because I live in nyc and walk a ton!) but not too
sneakery of a sneaker. more of a sneaker disguised as a shoe, like a mary
jane style or a high-tech looking black one with a metallic accent. how
about Royal Elastics? I must go try some on. I really like the non-sneakeryness
of their styles.
I am not suggesting that you purchase holiday gifts at Flight 001
for the cool shopping bag you will receive.
Or maybe I am.
Look at this neat bag! So shiny. How could you pass it up? The black printing on the side reads, "F-001 MAGAZINE SHOPPER FOR TRAVELERS DO NOT DISCARD."
And sure enough, it does look like it could hold a lot of magazines.Flight 001
in the West Village, and now Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn, has neat gifts for travel enthusiasts,
including a large selection of bags
. There are also plenty of goodies for those who don't feel like travelling but just like the look of it
. They even sell the Malin+Goetz 1 oz Essential
from my previous post and a cute little bag by Orla Kiely
. If you aren't planning a shopping trip to New York, Chicago or California any time soon, don't worry, you can pick up a unique special something for your special someone on their website. Sadly you won't get a shiny silver shopping bag though.
for store locations.
Something About Shopping is a regular column for the blog. gee
click the photo to see a larger view of the magazine shopper. flash/no flash
very andy warhol, don't you think?
[photo by me]
a view of the store [photo: flight001.com]
Labels: accessories, shopping