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Andrew Stansell

Andrew Stansell

I ran into furniture designer and metal artisan Andrew Stansell a few weeks ago at the opening bash of Ipso Facto owner Brandon Nelson’s newest Three Oaks, Michigan endeavor Trilogy Antiques and Design. Somebody swooped in and bought Andrew’s industrial light fixtures mere moments after he pointed them out to me, but I wasn’t surprised. Andrew’s doing […]

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This Week: Da Barn (New Buffalo, MI)

This Week: Da Barn (New Buffalo, MI)

Harbor Country, Michigan’s a tough place to leave, especially on a perfect sunny September Sunday.  After spending two summer’s worth of near perfect weekends in the area, I’ve come to associate New Buffalo and the surrounding towns with stunning natural beauty, amazing antique shops and interesting people.  And frankly I enjoy the delusion, which is […]

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Artist Joe Hindley’s large scale mural at Banana Republic’s Michigan Avenue flagship store – a photo taken with my IPhone for your viewing plaisir

Artist Joe Hindley’s large scale mural at Banana Republic’s Michigan Avenue flagship store – a photo taken with my IPhone for your viewing plaisir

I’ve never particularly liked the concept of favorites.  While I would never judge the kind of people who feel the need to proclaim that their favorite color is blue or that their favorite band is Winger (whatever), those kind of people are somewhat juvenile (we must face facts mustn’t we?).  Having said that . . […]

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Open House: Nick and Rebekah’s Party of Five (Plus!  A Very Special Recipe!)

Open House: Nick and Rebekah’s Party of Five (Plus! A Very Special Recipe!)

When I interviewed KitchenLab co-founder Rebekah Zaveloff last fall, I was struck by the fact that unlike many specialists in a given field, the witty intellectual spoke passionately about a variety of topics including art, politics and food, not only its preparation but what it means in the larger context.  And she wasn’t off-message (that’s […]

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