By Julia Reischel on Thursday, Jan. 6, 2011 - 3:04 pm
What happens when a designer goes on a road trip through Ulster County? She falls in love with the fonts on the signs. Yesterday, Gail Anderson, who sits on the board of directors of the Society of Publication Designers, shared the photographic fruits of... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Monday, Nov. 22, 2010 - 12:57 pm
Rte. 28 between Hurley and Andes already has a new name: the Catskill Mountains Scenic Byway. And now, the Central Catskills Collaborative is hosting a design contest to come up with a logo for the route.  Anyone who is unsatisfied with the new logo for... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Oct. 25, 2010 - 9:41 am
In the WSJ last week: a loving paean to Delaware County furniture designer Jim Zivic's latest creation, a leather-and-steel chaise lounge inspired by the sleek lines (and buttery upholstery) of the Jaguar E-type. The Jaguar’s hexagonal steel undergirdings... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, Sep. 21, 2010 - 5:15 pm
The Re-Store Design Challenge ended its month of design competition on Saturday at an awards gala in Roxbury. Of the three fantasy store contestants -- an "air emporium" peddling bottled air, an antiques-oriented woodshop, and a barbershop plastered with... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, Aug. 10, 2010 - 4:37 pm
How do you fill a row of empty storefronts in a small town? You could offer economic incentives or be generous with your zoning laws. Or, if you're the town of Roxbury, in Delaware County, you could invite teams of designers to give the stores makeovers... Read more
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