Adieu Ennui

Design Books I Desire

I can’t seem to shop for presents for other people without adding to the list of things that I’d like to receive as presents! There are just to many good things in the world that are worth having.  Can I help it if I like beautiful things?  Or in this case beautiful and interesting design(…)

Justin Bond: Christmas Spells

A few years ago, I attended the McGarrigle Christmas Show at Carnegie Hall and had my mind blown for the very first time by Mr. Justin Bond. A former member of legendary lounge act Kiki and Herb, Bond is a passionate performer and songwriter. Ignore him at your own peril. I’ve now seen him do(…)

The Chronicles of Kanye: The Monster, the Dead Girl, and the Couch

With all the hullabaloo about Kanye West’s recent album, it shouldn’t surprise anyone that the Monster video is sure to be just another chapter in Kanye’s saga of controversial choices. Dead girls being kissed and groped, hanging dead girls with nooses made of chains, dead girls stuffed into couches? This 30 second sneak peek gives(…)

Hayden-Harnett for Tron: Legacy

Browsing the Thanksgiving sale on the Hayden Harnett website, I came across this: Hayden-Harnett, one of my all time favorite brands, has a Tron tie-in collection!  MIND BLOWN.  Now, I haven’t seen the original Tron, but for some reason my excitement for Tron: Legacy is weirdly at a fever pitch.  It just looks amazing!  Daft(…)