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Barcelona Culinary Tour

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I am writing this blog post from my home in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, when in reality I’d rather be writing it for you from Barcelona.  I would be sitting at a corner table of one of our favorite places, … Continue reading

Urban Geometry by Jared Lim

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​We blogged about geometry in urban architecture in one of our previous posts; actually, it was more about the architecture of density, where Michael Wolf, fascinated by China’s complex urban dynamics, presents his view on living in Asia. This time, ​​Jared Lim caught … Continue reading

Form and Fold: Origata

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In Japan, the way a package is wrapped is more important than its contents, expressing the giver’s respect and admiration for the recipient. Origata, the traditional Japanese art of gift wrapping, originated in the 14th century and limited to the … Continue reading

Paper Origami Lamps

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The Le Klint Lamps were put into production forty years after Jensen-Klint invented the first lamp for his own home.  The lamps have been very influential in Danish & Nordic design and even to masters like Jorn Utzon and his … Continue reading

Cabo Pulmo

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Dear friends, I wanted to share with you this photo of Cabo Pulmo National Marine Park from our visit this weekend.  Cabo Pulmo cradles one of three living reefs (and the only hard coral reef) in North America. It is … Continue reading

The Beauty Of Engraving

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We love digital media, but we’re still suckers for the old school printing techniques, the smell of freshly printed books, invitations, and all the flare that comes with it. See more at The Beauty of Engraving.