TONE

A public art project for your cell pone–ring tones.     

MATTER: MESS

Though we prefer to keep things tidy at the office, we marvel a little bit at those who live and work like mad scientists, in a sort of ordered disarray, like Director and clothing designer Alexander Olch. The Selby strikes again!   

SENSE: MIX TAPE, SPRING/”SPRUMMER”

 Some people are calling the strange weather “Sprimmer,” or “Sprummer,” for the up-and-down temperatures that resemble spring one day and summer, the next. As long as everything’s blooming, we will take it by any name. Here’s our Sprummer soundtrack. “Coca Cola,” Pepi Ginsburg “Could you be loved,” Bob Marley “The magic of crashing stars,” Tender Forever “Unwed […]

DAY TO DAY: LE CORBUSIER

  More Inspiration, via Daily Routines Le Corbusier’s working hours were implacably regular. During my four years at the atelier, he worked at the rue de Sévres from two in the afternoon to around seven. The hour of 2:00 P.M., I soon learned, was holy. If you were a minute late you risked a reprimand. At first […]

DAY TO DAY

  [Photo, Lohar Wolleh]  Artist Gerhard Richter’s schedule [via Daily Routines, via the New York Times]  He sticks to a strict routine, waking at 6:15 every morning. He makes breakfast for his family, takes Ella to school at 7:20 and is in the studio by 8. At 1 o’clock, he crosses the garden from the studio […]

MATTER: SAWHORSE FETISH

I think you get the theme here: we are talking about sawhorses. As fundamental as food-clothing-shelter, the sawhorse is a perfect building block for a dining room table or a desk. All sawhorses are not equal! We have been hunting around Hudson, New York for some old sawhorses and will report with photos, soon. For […]