Author Archives: Jane

49 Hours in NYC: Exploring, Part Two

Part Two of my #exploring post covers unfamiliar territory: while many of these locations have been on my radar for some time, each stop in this list was my first. Since that first is likely the first of many, let’s call these “the new regulars”. The Fat Radish Tuesday morning was all about exploring the […]

49 Hours in NYC: Exploring, Part One

The next best thing to catching up with friends at the Stationery Show is being able to wander NYC. My base camp (as usual) was the Crosby Street Hotel: the location (and hospitality) can’t be beat. Here are a few of my favorites, broken into two parts, if you’re headed to NYC to “explore”. Tartinery (photo at […]

49 Hours in NYC: The Stationery Show, Part 2

Even though the bulk of my time at the Stationery Show is pre-plotted and painstakingly researched (because I am a details person: you may call it OCD), it’s inevitable that I’ll stumble across a serendipitous find. or two. or three. Part two of my recap features my favorite “finds” from the aisles of Javits. I […]

49 Hours in NYC: The Stationery Show, Part One

I’m back from my whirlwind trip Across The Pond for the National Stationery Show. What may seem a bit crazy to many of you (only 49 hours in the city?) actually was very efficient, as many of my friends from across the country were in town for the show. (I would be remiss at this […]

Helen Beard Ceramics

As someone who loves the idea of collections but hates (fears) clutter, artist Helen Beard’s ceramics seem like the perfect compromise.  Her illustrated pottery begs to be displayed, but looks and feels like it can withstand use and “love”. I’ve been a fan of Beard’s for a while — I think my first discovery was her […]