A Modernist in Suburbia: Architect Kenneth Wood

By Travis McHenry | June 27, 2013

architect kenneth wood

architect kenneth wood

Supported by the Kingston University and funded by the AHRC, this short film documents the work of Architect Kenneth Wood. This film begins by featuring some of his work that has been created during his travels around the world. He also speaks to his time as a designer. This handcrafted and detailed documentary by Gilly Booth is both exciting and inspiring. Let us know what your thoughts about his work in the comments below. Read More


THE EYE: Jack Black Hand Healer

By Christopher Stewart | April 1, 2013

Jack Black Hand Healer

Photo Courtesy of Jack Black

Dry hands are the worst. With the elements of everyday life circling around us, the last thing we consciously think of, is taking care of our hands. Unless you work with them. Chefs use their hands all day everyday, and half of that time is spent washing them. Food is the ultimate pleasure for a chef and creating amazing dishes for people is only the icing on the cake. Chef’s hands don’t receive that much praise. From slicing and dicing, prepping for dinner service, or cleaning the kitchen spotless after dinner, chefs hands are always busy. Read More


THE EYE: The New Slip on Sneaker

By Christopher Stewart | March 20, 2013

Photo Courtesy of Mr.Porter

Photo Courtesy of Mr.Porter

With the last few days of winter almost behind us, it’s time to start thinking about Spring. Spring menus, spring cleaning and spring fashion are now on our minds as we pack the heavy coats away in our closets and pretend that they don’t exist. Spring fashion is the perfect time to experiment and recreate your style, and the season is now with these slip on sneakers. From high end to low end, designers are reinventing the slip-on sneaker in canvas, leather, suede, and nubuck for a more cool and sophisticated approach with a city edge. Slip on’s are even now coming in faux croc and bright prints to add a new found luxury to the once only skater boy signature classic. Read More


THE EYE: Oak Wood Salad Servers

By Christopher Stewart | March 19, 2013

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Photo Courtesy of Georg Jensen

With warmer weather, brings unexpected dinner guests. I know that when the seasons change and the sun is shining, I enjoy hanging out with friends at home, laughing and eating, of course. And being fashionable shouldn’t only involve clothing; it should flow over into your entertaining. Who wants to serve and entertain with boring utensils? No one. The George Jensen Oak Wood salad servers do not fit into the category of boring. The wood design and stainless steel finishing will perfectly contrast with your bright crisp salad or perfectly roasted vegetables. Don’t just stop at serving great food. Be the hostess with the mostest, not only with delicious recipes, but with stylish serving utensils as well. Read More


The EYE: Norm Kettle Teapot

By Christopher Stewart | February 26, 2013

Photo Courtesy Menu A/S

Photo Courtesy of Amazon

Coffee is getting some hot competition and tea drinkers are rejoicing. Tea, is now the thing to sip and with 1.42 million people consuming tea every morning, why not sip your tea in the most stylish tea pot? The Menu A/S Norm Kettle teapot has Asian tendencies with modern Scandinavian architecture and influence to highlight the brightness of the tea thats brewing. The tempered glass, stainless steel egg shaped brewer, and the silicone pull string is designed to catch the eye as you await for the perfect cup of Ambessa Earl of Harlem or Lingonberry green tea. Read More

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Workers NY Chelsea Bag

By Christopher Stewart | February 4, 2013

Photo Courtesy of Workers N.Y.

Photo Courtesy of Workers N.Y.

In New York City nothing sits still and time waits for no man…not even a fashionable one. With so many new trends and styles that are evolving, it’s so hard to keep up with the Joneses on whats new and hot. Then there are the things that never go out of style, and they only get better with time. This leather messenger bag is one of those great things that never goes out of style–it just keeps getting better and better with age. Read More


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