Published on March 21, 2009
I love photography, but I am a bad picture-taker. Or maybe I should say I am a bad recorder - of events, family life, my children. Thank goodness for my mother-in-law or we might not have any record at all of birthdays, Christmases. I am more apt to be snapping a picture of some interesting lichen growing on the patio than I am capturing the family reunion.
Last year Steven and I went to New Mexico, just the two of us. We chose Albuquerque because we wanted to go somewhere in the Southwest and we had free tickets on Continental Airlines. I found a…READ MORE
Published on February 9, 2009
Welcome to the first in a regular Monday series here at TA&D — the Coolest. The coolest what will vary – the coolest thing we found this week, or the coolest project in the works, or the coolest thing we brought into the shop, or…
This week it is the Official Coolest Item going into our new online shop here (see the “Shop” button right up there?) And that item is a set of three 1950s Harris Strong enamel tiles in frames. Strong worked out of the Bronx, and did fabulous enamel-work with a distinctive…READ MORE
Published on January 25, 2009
When Steven was in the shop on Friday he took a couple of photos of some of our display, including our gigantic stainless steel bowl. We were bandying about ideas for the use of such a big bowl – an over-the-top centerpiece display (you could practically use watermelons as if they were lemons!), tossed salad for a platoon, ice and beer (LOTS of it!)
What would you use that bowl for? I am sure there are lots of creative ideas out there.
He also shot part of the wall behind the bowl, which is hung with an assortment…READ MORE