More from Marianne Van Ooij

More from Marianne Van Ooij

One of my favourite New York finds, Marianne Van Ooij, has sent some great news.  I met her last December at the Museum of Arts and Design as a participant in their Open Studio Program. She will be exhibiting work in several places as part of New York Design Week...
Door Handle NY

Door Handle NY

New York hasn’t completely gone off my radar.  I saved this door handle to my desktop as I just loved it. I came across it again yesterday and thought you might like it as well.  I spotted it in the Meat Packing District near the Chelsea Market late...
Update on Marianne van Ooij

Update on Marianne van Ooij

Remember Marianne from the Open Studio program at the Museum of Arts and Design in New York?   She designed the gorgeous “Dressed for Dinner” dinner service.  She has just emailed me today to say that one of her other brilliant designs looks set...
The Highline

The Highline

The Highline is a brilliant piece of New York urban recycling.  It’s a very clever use of a disused overhead railway line.  It runs along the west side near the Chelsea Market. Due to it’s elevation, the views to the west across the Hudson and to...