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Keen no more

This photo taken at 10:12am in Milan, Italy on April 23, 2013 represents the precise point in time when I vowed never to buy another pair of Keen shoes. That’s my 3rd pair of Keen Boston shoes in the trash can in my hotel room.

Epic Olympus E-M5 OM-D User Review

To me the Olympus OM-D marks the tipping point where the Micro Four Thirds format made the leap from a good idea in theory to a good idea in practice.

Timberland Boot Company® Mudlark 3-Eye Boat Shoe

The older I get the more I find myself gravitating towards owning fewer, nicer things. I’m also finding that the style that I’m most comfortable with is a kind of casual outdoorsy look – more of a modern interpretation of the classic L.L. Bean style than the Bear Grylls “I’m going to have to drink my own urine to survive” kind of stuff. So, when I ran across these Timberland Boot Company® Mudlark 3-Eye Boat Shoes I knew I had found the perfect addition to my wardrobe.

repair’d

I bought this Briggs & Riley 21″ roll-aboard about 5 years ago. Since then it has been my go-to bag for international travel and other trips longer than a night or two.

Asian design has the right IDEA

At least two-thirds of this year’s IDSA student IDEA awards went to Asian designers. This might have something to do with the ethnic mix of submissions to the IDEA student competition but I think it is also emblematic of an overall shift that is happening in the design industry today.