The Limelight Marketplace was one of the most bizarre places I have ever been to. The building, which began as a church, then to a nightclub, now to a marketplace, has a confusingly whimsical layout. When I first explored, I was so excited to see what I could find next. Each corner you turn becomes something new and different, from a bar, to a cupcake shop, Brocade rooms, gelato, lotions, and...
The New Order
I always chew on my pens when I’m trying to write something. Even though this is not always the most sanitary activity, it relaxes me and keeps me calm. Dave Hakkens created the best pen I’ve ever seen, adding one of my favorite things to eat- candy. Hakkens is a young Dutch designer, currently studying at the Design Academy in Eindhoven. This edible pen project is just one of...
Everyday People by Jim McKay represented the social struggle between old and new. The older generation, older buildings, and older values were at a constant battle with the new generation, new buildings, and new values. No matter what the situation was, every character was influenced by the past. The restaurant, Raskin’s, had affected so many people throughout their lives, either...
First Day of My Life
After being awoken by my too friendly dog, I sat up and stretch my limbs hearing every bone that makes up my spine crack with each twist of my body. I stumble down the stairs and wander into the kitchen with my growling stomach. I open the refrigerator and search for something that will satisfy my needs. After rummaging through various left over dinners, I stumble upon some fruits;...
Possibly a Solution to Obesity?
One of the most difficult problems to solve when preparing a meal for yourself, or yourself and others, is how much to make. What is a recommended portion? For most foods it is easily located in the nutrient facts box on the package. The user can measure out the correct portion to prevent over eating. However, when taking into consideration foods such as pasta, the task is not so simple....
The New School Eating Area: Reconsidered.
One major issue within Parsons campus is the eating areas; there are not many. It especially becomes an issue because a majority of the students are always running from one class to another or running to finish homework or other assignments. Another important issue is eating healthy. With only basic options and no information about the food being served, it makes eating healthy very difficult....