Posts in the Category: Art & design

April 21 is this year’s Poem in Your Pocket Day, for many people the highlight of National Poetry Month. Founded in 1996 and celebrated every April, National Poetry Month is the largest literary celebration in the world. In conjunction with National Poetry Month 2002, New York City’s Office of the Mayor, in partnership with the   

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Roasted vegetables in red bowl They used to say the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach. However it was Jay who cooked most of our eve-of-Valentine’s Day dinner yesterday. I made dessert and set the table. One of Jay’s specialties is pork loin roast. First he cuts vegetables into chunks to fill   

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Like all years 2015 yielded some work we loved creating, some disappointments, and some surprises. Squared Pair bowls Although we are already two months into 2016 and are creating new designs, it is fun (and occasionally instructive) to look back on the past year’s creativity. Jay got very square. In early spring he designed a   

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Living with stained glass in our windows gives us an ever-changing view. As the angle of the sun changes with the hours of the day and with the seasons, the windows change, too. Colors are stronger at some times, softer at other times. A setting sun might highlight some properties within the glass and give   

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Since ancient times the butterfly has been a symbol of new life, resurrection, and immortality. I’ve heard that early Egyptians saw a similarity between the butterfly’s cocoon and burial wrappings for mummies and that ancient Greeks put butterflies in tombs. Christians adopted the butterfly as a symbol of Christ’s resurrection. A caterpillar disappears into its   

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