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Monthly Archives: February 2009

The Inventor of Mother’s Day

This is a full-page illustration I recently did for BUST Magazine about Anna Jarvis, the inventor of Mother’s Day. The article focuses on how the holiday grew into something much larger than it’s inventor anticipated. The photo of Anna Jarvis was provided by the client. I really like working with flower imagery -hope to do [...]

Fiorucci

Lately I’ve been thinking about Fiorucci. For those of you who have been deprived of fabulousness, Fiorucci was a mind-blowing New-Wave boutique on 59th Street in Manhattan from 1976-1984. It basically looked like Debbie Harry’s dream closet: fluorescent jumpsuits, parachute pants, high-heeled sneakers and kooky disco clothes from Italy. It was the go-to place for [...]

Love is in the Air(waves)

This is a recent piece I did for the Wall Street Journal (Thanks to Orlie!), about the varying ways couples have used technology to stay connected and keep romance alive. One example was the use of pay phones before cellphones became common. I gotta say, Although I have nostalgia for many, many things. I actually [...]