MATTER: Patches

Today’s New York Times features David Foxley’s company, Jack Foxley, which makes leather, suede, and wax cotton elbow patches. I love the array of patches on his work table. Check out the site, here for your own personal professor costume!

Daytrip: The Glass House

For those of you who made it Philip Johnson’s Glass House but wanted to take a piece of it home, the Glass House Pop-Up Shop carries souvenirs. If you haven’t yet made it to this monument to modernism yet, why not purchase two tickets to a private Glass House tour?

HOW Design Conference

For those of you who thrive in social settings, the HOW Design Conference has been announced for June 2012. Featured speakers include Debbie Millman. The weekend also includes various studio tours. More info here.

CABIN PORN

Sick of the ‘porn’ meme, yet? I think this may change your mind: Cabin Porn.

ILLUSTRATION

One interesting bit of history and art that’s making the rounds on the internet these days is the work of Tom Seidmann Freud. The eccentric niece of Sigmund Freud, Martha changed her name to Tom and took to wearing men’s clothes at a young age. It’s her illustrations that most reveal the depths of her […]