Category: Art & Design

McDonald’s and Libraries

First, let me say that I watch a lot of HGTV whenever I get the chance, so that’s where I’m coming from… Ever since I witnessed first-hand the development of the Pittsfield Branch while working at AADL (check out my pics of their Traverwood Branch), I’ve been very interested in interior design in libraries.  One […]

Serious Design Skills

I’m sure many of you have already seen the recent video called “The Crisis of Credit Visualized” (see below). In just over 10 minutes, the video manages to explain something very complex in pretty simple terms. Even I understood it (well, most of it…I think)! The Crisis of Credit Visualized from Jonathan Jarvis on Vimeo. […]

Suburbs vs. the City

This past Saturday, I took Abby, my daughter, to the Art Institute downtown to see the Edward Hopper exhibit (for me) and the Chris Raschka exhibit (for her). I got to see my favorite Hopper painting (New York Movie) in person and Abby got to see some original artwork she recognized from some of her […]