Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Gordon Gekko’s New York: Wall Street by Design

With the release of Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps, 80s bad boy Gordon Gekko is officially in play and I thought now would be a good time to take a look at five landmarks from New York’s financial world. Read the rest at Design Crave.

Monday, September 20, 2010

Boardwalk Empire: Vintage Atlantic City Design

HBO promises to revisit the glitz and glamor of Prohibition-era Atlantic City in Boardwalk Empire. The new series chronicles the life and times of fictional character Nucky Thompson (Steve Buscemi) politician/gangster and undisputed ruler of Atlantic City.
I am really excited for the show – and not just because I think Steve Buscemi is damn sexy (yes, I have a thing for prominent eye teeth).  I am curious to see how the many design elements around when Nucky strolled the boulevards of AC will be incorporated into the show. Read all about vintage Atlantic City at Design Crave

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

What Did Your Lunch Box Say About You?

School is back in session, and with it comes the nostalgia of school days past.  Secret crushes, embarrassing social gaffs, playground bullies nothing seems to stir memories quite like lunch boxes.

These mini time capsules of youth not only evoke a time and place but quite possibly portend their tiny owner’s future…read more of my lunch box post at Design Crave