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.
is there a such thing as an affordable cappuccino in Midtown?
Here's what I would like to know. What are the various prices on a small (12 ounce) cappuccino
in and around Midtown. Now that I would find useful. I think I will just have to compile a list myself. Excuse my while I do some research.
Okay, here is my list, starting with my favorites on down to ones I haven't tried yet. Note: all prices are before sales tax.
141 E 44th Street (Lex & 3rd)
New York, NY
212.867.6772small cappuccino $3.15Pain Quotidien
70 W 40th Street (btwn 5th & 6th Avenues)
212.354.5224small cappuccino $3.69Pret a Manger
1410 Broadway @ 39th Street
646.572.0490small cappuccino $2.79
BEST VALUE!Macaron Cafe
161 W 36th Street (btwn Broadway & 7th Avenues)
646.573.5048small cappuccino $3.75Amish Market
240 E 45th St (2nd & 3rd Avenues)
212.370.1761small cappuccino $3.25Joe The Art of Coffee
Grand Central Terminal
212.661.8580small cappuccino $4.00'wichcraft
Bryant Park kiosk
11 west 40th street @ 6th avenue
Garment Districtsmall cappuccino $2.95
*Read about Coffee Happy Hour on Midtown Lunch!Zest Cafe
1441 Broadway (40th & 41st Streets)
Garment District/Times Square
646.572.0490small cappuccino $3.00
1412 Broadway (39th & 40th Streets)
212.398.9822small cappuccino $3.25
*Haven't tried these yet.
**FYI, a small cappuccino at Starbucks is $3.20
This post is featured on Midtown Lunch for December 12, 2008
Labels: cafes, coffee, garment district, midtown