Stop the Spots: Reverse Engineering the Hirst Spot Painting
It wasn't until I saw them in person that I got it. Specifically, the spots bug. By photograph, the pigments fall into neat order as percentages of RGB color space: apparently perfect in their shape and uniform in their tints....
(February 3, 2018)

Island Appeal
I've been looking at houses and learning about houses and learning about buying houses. An accidental part of this research has been marathon sessions of home-buying television shows, principally "Property Virgins" and "House Hunters". The primary appeal of "Property Virgins"...
(December 31, 2009)

Speedmaster Pro (review)
The Speedmaster was first released in 1957, ten months after the Eames Lounge Chair was first exhibited. The two have remarkable qualities in common (not the least of which being price). For both, extended use brings to light exacting design decisions in the service of ergonomics, not egomania.
(August 16, 2008)