PHOTOGRAPHY: LAURIE RUBIN

We’ve posted about our interest in Laurie Rubin’s work, elsewhere on this blog, but now we all have an opportunity to see recent work, up close and personal. Opening reception, November 5, 5 to 8 PM

From the desk of Charles and Ray Eames

A beautiful film by Charles and Ray Eames.

OLDER: the typewriter

Exhibit two: the cursive typewriter I can’t imagine a love letter or any other kind of letter being more effective in any other font! Hard to find, but not impossible.

OLDER: the finer, older things

Presenting: the shoeshine kit. We’ll try to restrict our nostalgia to those items that actually did the job well, perhaps even  better than whatever replaced them. Exhibit one: The shoeshine kit: I don’t think anyone will pretend that this didn’t work perfectly. Check out the bottles and brushes in there! Technology can’t improve upon this. […]

WINTER DRINK

For those of you stocking up on small things that can make the fall snap and winter more bearable, I recommend this German product for your cocktails. I just bought a small bottle and stuck it on the bar cart, next to our fireplace. I’m holding out for the first bitter day to make myself […]

FURNITURE

We like to gather home remedies that are easy and effective, and this one caught our eye: Refreshing your wood furniture. These photos were convincing [via designsponge]!