Betty Grable

Countering the one-way street of mechanical and structural determinism, [Raymond Loewy] declared that ‘there is as much [to be gained] … More


“There are times when we are perhaps visited by a mild nostalgia for the harmless and leisured times before the … More

Cold Glass

Our visit to Philip Johnson’s Glass House was great, but it was a very cold Connecticut Fall day and I … More


Last Wednesday I went up Park Avenue with Ada Louise Huxtable’s guide in hand. All this is pure Jacques Tati. … More

Shake Shack

Last night I had my first hamburger on American soil: having arrived in New York exactly two weeks today, one may say it took me quite a while to eat one.