It was inevitable. Death always is, especially when it's hastened by cancer. Still, I am stopped in my tracks at the news that Dennis Hopper's body and mind finally gave out this morning in his Venice home.
Archive for May, 2010
In some ways, having the store has been like Facebook: It's provided a forum to reunite with folks we haven't seen in ages.
That happened Thursday more than a few times.
So much to share! But am neck deep in a project that wraps up today. Postings begin again this weekend, so please return…much to tell you from recent adventures in Brooklyn, Paris, nearby Atwater Village…and beyond!
As hopeful as we can be that the catastrophe down in the Gulf of Mexico will change the way the world or, at least, Americans will think about fossil fuel use, that's very likely not going to happen.
Having class isn't about kicking up a pair of Louboutins or lunching at the Ivy. It's about the basics: Giving respect, being gracious, even not taking yourself so seriously.
Among the sideshows going on during the upcoming weekend of design events in New York–all surrounding the International Contemporary Furniture Fair–we're looking forward to "Sounds Like," an exhibition at DDCLab on Washington Street showcasing works by David Lynch, Tobias Wong, Sruli Recht and other visionaries custom created for the porcelain speakers by Joey Roth.
We celebrated BritWeek L.A. this weekend at A+R with Ribena fizzies, Cadbury chocos and an abridged showcase on British design–our much-anticipated shipment of new stuff is much late…it arrives tomorrow!