Hungry for some unpretentious, straight-up pub grub served in an environment as visually tasty as the food on your plate? Then make your way to the Culinary Dropout at The Yard, located in downtown Phoenix, AZ. Read the rest of this entry »
Whether you’re running a country, or making out the monthly bills, the right desk can make you feel downright presidential.
One of my favorite memories growing up of my father was going to visit him at his office. For a small boy, the thrill of getting to sit in Dad’s chair at a desk that while in retrospect, I’m sure was small, seemed immense and all-powerful to me was a treat to be savored. What mysteries awaited my discovery in the many drawers? How impressed I was that he had a name plate on top of the shiny surface, papers perfectly aligned, stacks of important ‘stuff’ to do! Read the rest of this entry »
Louis Vuitton pays tribute to The Greatest – Muhammad Ali with the digital experience ‘The Greatest Words.’
What do you get when you mix exceptional talents from fields as diverse as fashion, rap, calligraphy and boxing? Sometimes you get… magic.
In this beautifully done video produced by fashion house Louis Vuitton, spoken word artist Yasiin Bey, (Mos Def), and calligrapher Niels Shoe Meulman revisit the words of boxing great Muhammad Ali. The result is goose bump-worthy.
A Life Designed
Portland’s Beam & Anchor proves there is creative strength in numbers.
Tucked away in the cozy, creative confines of Portland Oregon, Beam & Anchor—a unique design collaborative with a decidedly northwest flavor is turning out beautiful handmade goods in a supportive and communal environment. Read the rest of this entry »
Daily life often entails a constant juggle of ‘stuff’… From laptops to paper work, textbooks to gym clothes. To get your act under control, and look great doing so, why not do as Mr Clooney, (and other stylish gents), do and regain control of your crap with a versatile messenger bag? Read the rest of this entry »
“Impossible is just a big word thrown around by small men who find it easier to live in the world they’ve been given than to explore the power they have to change it. Impossible is not a fact. It’s an opinion. Impossible is not a declaration. It’s a dare. Impossible is potential. Impossible is temporary. Impossible is nothing.”
- Muhammad Ali
Roman & Williams combine brass, steel, lead and rubber to create a truly one of a kind workstation, as much an art statement as it is functional furniture.
The talented design team of Roman & Williams, featured previously on A Life Designed in earlier posts ‘The Timeless Design of R+W’ and ‘Roman And Williams Buildings And Interiors: Things We Made’, prove yet again their uncanny ability to look at the design world from a uniquely fresh perspective, mixing fantasy with tasty industrial goodness. Read the rest of this entry »