December 7, 2012

Design Miami 2012

We attended Design Miami yesterday and truly enjoyed the exhibits - which span galleries highlighting historic collections of design gold-standard pieces to innovative new technologies, furnishings and experimental pieces. Its…
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August 20, 2009

Word x Word

via Third thursday in Pittsfield has a whole new dimension with wordxword festival. Thumbs up to Jim Benson, Jay P. Elling and all the other unsung heros behind this…
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August 18, 2009

Sienna Gallery – Innovative Modern Art and Craft

Sienna is a long-time client and friend of mine and Studio Two ( and as a fellow small business entrepreneur, we talk a lot about the state of the universe…
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July 1, 2009

“Summer” by Edith Wharton – A film project.

My brother Carl has adapted Edith Wharton's novel "Summer" into a screenplay and we are playing around with shooting trailers to demonstrate the locations, talent, and story for potential investors.…
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June 15, 2009

Doing what I do

I recently returned from my 25th high school reunion. I went to the Hotchkiss school in Lakeville, CT. It's a prep school, which implies a kind of privilege and pampering,…
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August 26, 2008

Where creativity lives and where it doesn’t…

So we're on this family trip around NY state to celebrate the end of August and the last gasp of summer. We drove out to Syracuse, Rochester, on to Niagara…
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June 26, 2008

Reaching the Aha! Moment

So I think that I've broken over to the other side. Since the HOW conference back in May, I've been focused on transitioning my thinking over to web 2.0. What…
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June 2, 2008

Creativity is a muscle.

I often talk to people about one of my pet-peeves: Talent. Talent is one of those things that when you are a child people say "Oh, he's got talent" or…
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March 12, 2008

Great article: 1000 true fans

This article by Kevin Kelly is really something. I hope he writes a book on this topic. It's been completely refreshing to my brain to have read this. For years…
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