Archive for November, 2010
Balloon inflation for the Macy’s parade starts Thanksgiving Eve at Central Park West + Columbus Avenue on 77th and 81st Streets. The crowd is crazy but it’s well worth the trip.
Roosevelt “Rosey” Grier played defensive tackle for the Los Angeles Rams from 1958–1962. During this time, he began to embrace his softer side by taking up the hobby of macrame and needlepoint. In 1973 a book was published published on the subject entitled Rosey Grier’s Needlepoint for Men.
We picked up two dollar dollar bills at the New York Book Fair. From Manchester Press, The Millard Fillmore Thirteen Dollar Bill by Jason Polan. Another by Werkplaats Typografie. We exchanged a Chocolate Editions Bar for this colorful dollar bill at their Feed the Library Project. We love a good trade.
We love old school candy packaging. Matt brought these treats home from his recent trip to Los Angeles. Littlejohn’s English Toffee House was founded in the 1920’s and they continue make great caramels and english toffee.
We were asked by design think tank, Anonymous, to participate and write up a few things about craft and process, for their Crafty Conference in Singapore. The 44 page newsprint paper, features a foreword by Thinking For A Living founder, Duane King, as well as speaker profiles by 15 individuals from around the world including Postalco, Aaron Rose, Kesselskramer, Tommy Guerrero and us. The newsprint paper was complimentary for all conference attendees and now available online here, so get crafty!