It’s crazy how hard it is to find simple, classic household items. Sometimes I want a a teapot without a space age handle. I don’t want a soap dish, I want the soap dish. The original soap dish! So far, the only two places I know of where the definitive version of any household item [...]
Archive for March 2010
I just wanted to take a moment to thank our friend Ian Allen who designed and built our website. In addition to his design work, Ian takes really amazing photographs. Some of my favorites are the photos he took while on assignment in Surmang and China: Thank you Ian!
Sometimes I come across a forgotten thing that so perfectly represents the time and place that it originated that I feel like I’m going to die. Such has been the case with my tiny vintage GANT shirt, which I’ve had in my possession for many months now. I’ve brought it out on occasion just to [...]
I’m happy to hear that Creatures of Comfort has launched their own line! Whenever I’m in LA I try to stop by their store on Melrose–they stock an interesting mix of brands, and have very, very good sales. Por ejemplo: I purchased a timeless pair of Repetto Flats for only $70 on a recent visit. [...]
Images from Japanese photographer Spiral’s digital library of abandoned bathhouses, factories, casinos and more: