Emily Ludolph writes about business, history, and culture. She has published in Quartz, Narratively, TED Online and Design Observer. She is the host of a live show and podcast called Dedicate It.
If you had a hypothetical client who was unconstrained by budget, how big would you think? How meticulously would you build? What expense would you spare? In this article, a sound impresario with a vision for changing the way we ingest music from the top down reveals to 99U how he put a product unlike anything anyone has heard since the mid 20th century into the market.
A big part of art appreciation is rubbing shoulders with other tourists in a gallery. But the art lovers who go the extra mile to visit artists’ house museums walk in the dining rooms, vegetable gardens, and footsteps of Renaissance greats, Impressionists, and Pre-Raphaelites.
The New Yorker cartoonist once saw her career going over a waterfall. Four decades as a working artist later, and still churning out whimsical and pithy cartoons, Chast sees humor everywhere she looks—especially in New York City.
A Brooklyn bronze foundry has endured on the banks of the East River for nearly 100 years. Its fourth steward Billy Makky can be be found in the shop daily wearing a fireproof apron and one of many hats: craftsman, artist, alchemist, engineer, businessman – and when interacting with New York creatives –psychologist.
Artists Jon Burgerman and Laolu Senbanjo shared their thoughts on the subject in front of an intimate crowd at Ace Hotel New York.