Friday Five with Norio Fujikawa

By | March 14, 2019

For this week’s Friday Five, we get to know designer and illustrator Norio Fujikawa of San Francisco-based design agency Astro Studios. After earning his degree from the Art Institute of Design in Chicago, he got his design feet wet as a senior designer at Fitch and then as a freelancer before a successful 14 year run as Creative… Read More »

Design Milk Travels to… Connecticut

By | March 14, 2019

This week, we retrace the roots of Modernism to the East Coast of the United States. Connecticut, in particular, was the home of a group of five architects otherwise known as “The Harvard Five” who settled in New Canaan in the 1940s. The architects, Landis Gores, John M. Johansen, Marcel Breuer, Philip Johnson and Eliot Noyes are often… Read More »

Friday Five with Emily Summers

By | March 14, 2019

Emily Summers is an award-winning interior designer heading up Emily Summer Design Associates as the President and CEO. Since launching her design career in 1979, she’s amassed a stunning portfolio of streamlined interiors that give nod to mid-century design and modern art. In 2002, former President George W. Bush recruited her to serve on the Advisory Council on… Read More »

Light it Up! 10 Modern Pendant Lamps

By | March 14, 2019

Many of us live or have lived with those out-of-the-box basic pendant lamps that the landlord or builder got on sale at the nearest hardware store. They’re easy to swap out and when you do, it makes the biggest difference by completely changing the look of your space and how it lights it. To give you some idea… Read More »