Alissa Walker


So, I, Um, Don’t Know How to Say This…But I’m Leaving You

Uh oh. You already know something’s up because I’m not writing in the third person, huh? But I assure you, it’s not you (and it’s not we), it’s me. Exactly […]

On the Anniversary of the Lite Brite Bomb Scare, LED Panels Return to Boston, But This Time, the Threat Is Real

Was it only a year ago that deadly Lite Brites stormed Boston, ravaging our national security and shutting down the city for a day? The ensuing madness that followed the […]

LA’s Broad Contemporary Art Museum Features Mysterious Bulbous Object

We’re counting the days until the opening of LA’s new museum, the Broad Contemporary at LACMA (or BCAM), which officially launches February 16. Actually, lots at LACMA is changing: a […]

FreshPressed and Ready For Success

Even though you feel you may be contributing plenty to society as a designer, you really haven’t done enough until you lend a hand to the uncoordinated left-brained masses who, […]

Adrian Shaughnessy Survives Journey Into Wolff Olins Den of Crazies

We admire the courage of Creative Review and Design Observer contributor Adrian Shaughnessy, we really do. He has done something we wouldn’t do, not even if our blogging careers depended […]

Motion Theory Will Soon Be Proving Itself In Long Form

One highlight of our West Coast creative experience has been getting to know the fine people at Motion Theory, the design and directorial studio headed by cuties Mathew Cullen and […]

Robert Smithson’s Spiral Jetty Threatened By High Oil Prices

Okay, we’re all upset about our dependence on foreign oil, but that’s really no reason to go drilling into the artworks located within our own borders, is it? Someone in […]

Bear Fights Lumberjack At Brooklyn Architectural Smackdown

Architecture was fun for one night as LVHRD’s ARCH DL IV pitted two teams of architects against each other in a live one-night mystery challenge. Last night’s brief: Build an […]

Ian Schrager and Bill Marriott Rock the New Edition

Back in June we posted the rather disturbing announcement that Ian Schrager was teaming with Bill Marriott to create a new line of hotels based on the broad concepts of […]

T+L Design Awards Honor the New Museum and Geishas With Smeared Makeup

No real surprises in the Travel + Leisure design awards, judged by Agnes Gund, John Hoke, Richard Lambertson, Renee Price, Hani Rashid, David Rockwell and Yeohlee Teng, and moderated by […]