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Daily Archives: February 19, 2013

Rainbow Girl

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Rainbow Girl

“We take pleasure in serving happy customers,” is the motto of Sugamo Shinkin Bank inTokyo—and pity the customers who can’t manage a smile with this confection of colors welcoming them. The French-born architect Emmanuelle Moureaux, commissioned to build a new branch for the bank, answered with a building distinguished by a stack of rainbow-colored platforms — Continue reading

Baby Steps

Categories: Kids + Baby
Baby Steps

This certainly sounds like a smart idea: Swap is a two-spoons-in-one baby spoon for babies 4 months and older, from Boon. One end holds a soft silicone tip (BpA-free, Phthalate-free and PVC-free) for younger infants, while the other end is a rigid stainless spoon for experienced eaters. The flat tip — Continue reading

Field of Dreams

Categories: Local + Travel
Field of Dreams

Nashville is hot. Yes, of course, there’s the very popular TV series, but there’s also Wildsam Field Guides, the Nashville edition, the first in “a new American travel series with a bygone sense of place.” Wildsam’s editor, Taylor Bruce, is a New York-based writer, and, not surprisingly, words, not pictures, are his — Continue reading