Design By Humans

Talking tea (and trees) with Mélisse L’abeille of Steep For The Trees, Inc.

While we big city hipsters walk around with our noses buried in our cell phones as much as we do searching for our next dose of Starbucks, imbibing tea seems to be more of an ancient and relaxing, even medicinal approach to de-stressing from life. I had the good fortune of talking to Mélisse L’abeille co-owner/creator with her partner John of the More...

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By Tim Needles On Tuesday, July 19th, 2016

We Talk with Laura Israel, director of the film Don’t Blink – Robert Frank

As a film director and editor, Laura Israel has covered some diverse topics beginning with music videos and experimental works to the politics of wind energy in her first feature Windfall to the life of photographer More...

By Morgan McDaniel On Tuesday, March 22nd, 2016

Andrew Stockdale of Wolfmother discusses their new album Victorious and more

Two years since their last record  Wolfmother’s main man Andrew Stockdale wasted no time taking to the road in order to support the album, Victorious. He was able to take time out of his day to give us details More...

By Alan Goforth On Tuesday, March 8th, 2016

Sweet Judy Blue Eyes: Throughout Changing Folk Music Currents, Judy Collins Remains a Constant

The folk music scene has changed significantly since the early 1960s, when the world revolved around Gate of Horn in Chicago and Gerde’s Folk City in Greenwich Village. Judy Collins was there at the beginning, More...

By Morgan McDaniel On Tuesday, March 1st, 2016

Truls Mörck of Graveyard talks Influence, Change and The Future

Graveyard is fresh off the release of their acclaimed album Innocence and Decadence, which shows a musical as well as personal growth for the band with the return of original guitarist Truls Mörck holding down More...

By ND McCray On Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016

Speech of Arrested Development talks new music and embraces lessons learned from past mistakes

One of several conscious rap crews in the early 90’s, which included A Tribe Called Quest, De La Soul and Jungle Brothers, Todd “Speech” Thomas co-founded hip-hop group Arrested Development alongside former More...

By Cynthia Parsons McDaniel On Tuesday, December 22nd, 2015

We Talk with Janice Sands, Executive Director of Pen + Brush

I interviewed Janice Sands, Executive Director of Pen + Brush at their new space in the Flatiron district. This recently opened new space is a real departure in the best possible sense with a vibrant industrial More...

By Ralph Greco On Tuesday, December 15th, 2015

Legendary Jethro Tull guitarist Martin Barre discusses new music and playing live

Martin Barre’s name tops the list of the very best rock guitarists…ever. At times subtle, at times heavy, at times blues, folksy, and whatever else is needed (and not just playing guitar but mandolin, bouzouki, More...

By Cynthia Parsons McDaniel On Wednesday, December 9th, 2015

Collagist and Illustrator Cynthia Parsons McDaniel discusses being part of the Mid-Year exhibition at the National Academy of Art and Museum

The National Academy is a lively community of artists dedicated to arts in America. Founded in 1825, a group of artists and architects including Thomas Cole, Samuel F.B. Morse and Asher B. Durand and many others More...

By Cynthia Parsons McDaniel On Tuesday, December 1st, 2015

Todd Haynes discusses his new film Carol

One of my very favorite directors, Todd Haynes has made another incredible film, this time about two women. Therese Belivet (Rooney Mara) spots the beautiful, elegant Carol (Cate Blanchett) perusing the doll displays More...