musings

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September 25, 2014

Sometimes that statement piece doesn't need any explanation. Such is the case for these  geometric- and fractal-inspired pieces. Take a look around and realize the multi-faceted selection abound.

May 16, 2014

The first time I had ever heard the mention of a painted black room was probably back when I was in elementary school. I think my mom had read it in The Enquirer or perhaps saw it on Entertainment Tonight that Elvis Presley had a black bedroom.[1]  She was so disgusted...

May 14, 2014

When I was a child, my parents had a spindly wood rocking chair in their bedroom. It wasn’t particularly good looking, but it was definitely a favorite piece of furniture. It was there that I would be lulled to sleep on nights when I was being less cooperative to the i...

May 2, 2014

No matter what your view of firearms is, there's no denying that guns are an impactful and influential part of life. Weapon, symbol of freedom, violence and expression, the gun is iconic of human existence.

 

Many of our fondest childhood memories contain guns. How...

April 3, 2014

Seven years ago (OMG SEVEN YEARS AGO!), I wrote my first feature article for ARRAY Magazine.

 

To celebrate the arrival of warmer weather, I thought it would be nice to dust off the article and recirculate it to a wider audience and to hopefully inspire people to create...

March 30, 2014

Pink is the next frontier in creating a masculine interior. For sure, it will take a brave man to incorporate pink into his bachelor pad or man cave. But in just 3 easy-to-follow steps, that stylish masculine pink space can be yours!

 

 

Step 1. Learn the history

 

The...

March 10, 2014

I love Bjork. From the moment I saw her video Human Behaviour on MTV’s 120 Minutes way back in 1993, I was hooked. (And yes, I am listening to Bjork as I write this.) She offers a raw and unique voice to a whimsical and childlike woman who pushes boundaries, experiment...

March 7, 2014

I was exposed to art and art technique at a very young age because I think my parents saw my potential when I would drew on the walls with crayons...or that one time I used the yellow head of a Lego man to draw on my neighbor’s garage door. I got in trouble, of course,...

March 3, 2014

While we drove, a cool February wind roared through the open window, shredding apart cigarette smoke, and finally sucking it up into the sky’s blue mouth. I remember the song on the radio, Tonight, Tonight by the Smashing Pumpkins. My best friend and I arrived at our d...

February 16, 2014

It's amazing how a seemingly small detail can remind you of something from your past and turn into the next great idea.

 

Last month, I visited a young couple who had just moved into their first home in San Francisco. While we were chatting, the wife showed me three pain...

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