Month: May 2011
So, what do we name it?
Yeah, I know, this may be a little extreme and definitely absurd, but it does, in a sense, characterize who we were. We had become gluttonous, self-absorbed and way too concerned with collecting stuff. Now a days – things are entirely different. There has been a shift in our culture of monumental proportions. We as a collective group are looking at things through New Eyes and it could not be more … Read More So, what do we name it?
The End of Schlock
Schlock. What a crazy word. Yiddish, I think. The dictionary has it as: – noun – Something of cheap or inferior quality; junk. Or – adjective – Cheap, trashy; a schlock store. I came across this term while reading The Elegant Solution by Matthew May. I became hooked on his work after reading “In Pursuit of Elegance” If you are the least bit … Read More The End of Schlock
Elegance in Mind
Surprisingly Powerful “A great piece of art is composed not just of what is in the final piece, but equally what is not. It is the discipline to discard what does not fit – to cut out what might have already cost days or even years of effort – that distinguishes the truly exceptional artists and marks the ideal piece of work, be it … Read More Elegance in Mind