Monthly Archives: April 2009

Chrysler Bailout Package

It has been announced today that Chrysler will be filing for bankruptcy, and will be doing a deal with Fiat. What a marriage.  In doing some investigating on this story I happened upon an announcement, reported on motorauthority.com, that Chrysler … Continue reading

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“Glorified Design Firms”

There was an interesting post recently on cityfile.com. It wasn’t the post, about Peter Arnell losing a lawsuit with his publisher, which got my attention. It was the first comment posted by Rob Frankel, a man who is not afraid … Continue reading

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The Flu and old medicine bottles

The swine flu has gotten a lot of air time in the last few days and it got me wondering about flu and cold remedies which led me to old medicine bottles. I came upon this group of New Jersey … Continue reading

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Cézanne Revisited

I had the wonderful privilege of going through Philadelphia yesterday and having the chance to actually view the show Cézanne and Beyond. It’s just curatorial genius! As mentioned in an earlier post, the show not only contains more than 50 … Continue reading

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Community Supported Design

There is a growing movement, Community Supported Agriculture, to help the locally grown farming industry. How about a grassroots movement to support the local and regional design industry. This is an image, taken by Keith Lanpher, of the bottled water … Continue reading

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Hotel Amenities

I am staying in a great historic inn and plantation home in Locust Dale Virginia for a few days, so the posts will be a bit spotty. The only packaging for miles are the little soap and shampoo bottles in … Continue reading

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Dust to Dust

Now isn’t that a beautiful package on the left! When USA Today features an article about environmental initiatives for consumer product packaging on the cover of their business section, you know we may be headed in the right direction. Or … Continue reading

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