Last week I spent a lot of time exploring how high end good are hand made in Germany. We visited a wall covering manufacturer for instance:
And I visited one of Germany’s most revered manufactures of porcelain:
Just a few examples of the work KPM produces.
But of all the hand made products I got a chance [...]
I’m back in NYC after my whirlwind tour of Germany but I still have lots to share. One of the highlights of our trip was a visit to the headquarters of Burmester Audio, manufacturers of the best, not to mention most expensive, high end audio equipment in the world. If you have 20,000 or 200,000 [...]
So I’m in Germany this week learning all about this country’s handmade manufactured goods. Many of the excellent products we associate with German quality are actually handmade by small companies, including my Leica cameras. I, along with eight other journalists from six different countries, am wandering around Germany, visiting companies and learning just how handmade [...]
All along the Spree. November 2010
I know, I know I just got back from Vienna so what am doing in Berlin? That’s for me to know and for you to find out by reading my blog this week!
The Hudson River. November 2010.
Fifth Avenue, New York City.
You have to love fall in New York, don’t you?
Central Park at dusk. November 2010.
Composer and band leader Arturo O'Farrill at his home in Brooklyn.
Mark Ferguson in action
It is hard for me to believe that it has been two years since my good friend Mark Ferguson died. More than just being a great husband, father, son and artist he was an incredible friend. He is sorely missed but what he gave to the world certainly lives on and [...]
Graffiti. Vienna, November 2010
I may be back in NYC but I have a few images from Vienna still kicking around…
No matter how far I roam NYC will always be home. It’s good to be back even though it feels a little strange I have to say. Hopefully my time here will be as productive as the last three months were in Vienna but of course in a different way. If nothing else I will [...]
It’s true, I’m leaving Vienna. Hard to believe it has been nearly three months but so it has and my work here is done. At least for the moment. Over the next few weeks you will see some of the products of this latest trip. Reflecting back over the last few months there is a [...]