What happens when you pick up the phone – a friend, your Mom, a colleague on the other line – and they ask you this simple question: “How are you?” How do you answer? If you’re like most of us high-energy-kick-butt-take-names-multi-tasker types, you likely have two modes. On a good day it’s, “I’m GREAT!” Business might be growing, your kid is doing this cool new thing, your spouse has a fun trip planned for the… Read more »
The future of the Prada Marfa, a public art installation designed by Scandinavian artists Michael Elmgreen and Ingar Dragset, is now at risk. Located in Valentine, Texas since 2005, the art installation has remained relatively untouched. However, this summary, Playboy decided they wanted to capitalize on the concept with a similar idea, but for commercial purposes. Playboy installed a 1972 Dodge Charger on top of a box and a 40-foot neon version of its iconic bunny… Read more »
Long before the recent New York Times Article – “Shirtless Goes the City” – appeared, I had been thinking about modern society’s penchant for casual dressing. As a disclaimer, I was the college freshman who went to her interview to work on the EVVYs (Emerson College‘s version of, well, any awards show – but as they used to boast, “with many… Read more »
The heritage of Detroit is rooted in craftsmanship, quality and making the world move. Shinola, a watch factory, bicycle workshop and leather goods manufacturer has embraced this legacy, and redefined what manufacturing and Detroit mean to the world in the 21st century.
Cleveland gets a bad rap for not being a place of “fashion.” But I’m pretty sure that society as a whole has forgotten that there is only one chance to make a first impression. Have I gone posh since entering the world of luxury retail? Am I about to go all Tyra on y’all? Certainly not. And I’m not saying that you need to spend a lot of money to look great. But I go… Read more »
As many of you know, Eric & I take time out from our lives as “civic avengers” to tend to our alter egos as advertising executives during the old 9-5 (if only those were the hours we worked – ha!). Since returning to Cleveland I’ve spent my days as the Director of Studio Services & Content Generation (longest. title. ever.) at Uppercut Motion & Sound. I post about my staff & our work from time… Read more »