Monday, May 12, 2008

White Space

I've always liked those pages that say This Page Intentionally Left Blank.

I never really understood these before, but now I realize that unregulated white space confuses people.

Thursday, May 08, 2008

Helpful New York Tip #5

If someone has put up something you don't like, scratch it off the wall with your fingernails. This may take a while, but you'll leave with a sense of personal satisfaction.

Wednesday, May 07, 2008

Midtown, Midday

On Tuesday, I had to go to a midtown meeting about some upcoming projects, but luckily was finished early. So I wandered over to Bryant Park, got an endive, pear and gorgonzola salad, ate in the sun, and found out the Frugal Traveler won a Webby.

Tuesday, May 06, 2008

Words About Pictures

On Friday, went into the studio to record a discussion about digital photography. We're now at the point where the outcome of film-versus-digital has been decided, so the more mature questions arise: what's actually different? has the role of the photographer changed? the function of the photograph? photography's place in society?

More on this topic soon....

Monday, May 05, 2008

Grand Central Terminal

Last week I stumbled on this fashion shoot at Grand Central Terminal.

Bookmarks Lounge

A rainy Saturday night involved a visit to the The Library Hotel's Bookmarks Lounge at Madison and 41st. Always a pleasant stop, but since they close at midnight, if you intend to continue the literary theme you'll need to find your way to The Dead Poet.

Sunday, May 04, 2008

And Some Good News

It turns out there's an upside to the pipe bursting and flooding my desk: there's now an appropriate habitat for a ceiling cat.

Some Bad News

After returning from Toronto, the week went well enough, with a few minor glitches here and there. For example, at one of my jobs a pipe burst and completely soaked my desk and two computers.

There's Always Next Year

I've put a few more posts on the Toronto trip on my other blog, Actualities.