Got a puppy this week, after many years of wanting a dog. And he’s awesome.
Just went to a very cool afternoon of presentations at the Jacobs Institute for Design Innovation on the Berkeley campus.
It took me a while after the election to come up with anything to say. The outcome didn’t surprise me,
Want a model railroad layout inside your house that takes up almost no space and is barely visible? Got a
While researching poster art for my virtual poster display, I’ve stumbled upon some great online collections. They’re hard to find, because
I went to my first official ‘house concert’ today – what’s up with these? I’d been hearing about them for
The late 1960s and early ’70s were a period of intense innovation in poster design, from psychedelic music posters to
When the sun rose on BART in 1972, it was a joyous, miraculous thing – the future had arrived. At
I visited the Berkeley Public Library the other day looking for planning drawings, to see what kind of ideas or
Newspapers (the printed kind) may be on the ropes, but they want you to know that they’re not dead yet.
Among all the random stuff I’ve collected over the years, this 1881 Boston phone book is one of the standouts.
If you want to start a trend that goes from obscure to ubiquitous seemingly overnight, open it up wide. Case
It’s no King Tut’s tomb, but the History Room at the Berkeley Public Library is worth a look. Due to
Bill Gates once spent millions of dollars to build virtual art displays into his new house. Well, now the cost
Over the past few years I’ve been noticing public art more. It’s gotten way more interesting – we’re finally past
Since moving to Berkeley, where I have more space, I’d been thinking I really needed a trophy wall of some
U.C. Berkeley apparently has great visiting speakers. This past week I saw three provocative book authors on the Berkeley campus…
Bought this badass stool today… I’m assuming it’s Korean War era, since it’s marked “Selective Service System,” and looks to
Just did a quick loop through the Berkeley Campus to buy some books at Moe’s and came across two things I hadn’t
This weekend I saw two breathtaking, ambitious, large scale projects that captivated me: The new Sawyer Library at Williams College, and