Colin Reedy’s Dispatch from Bali

A Balinese Jukung (photos by Colin Reedy) The following text and images are by my old friend Colin Reedy, who has been making an extended excursion by scooter throughout the countryside of western Bali. Colin is a Seattle-based designer and adventurer, who recently completed an expedition down the Mekong River by kayak. Thanks Colin! Balinese […]

Traveler’s Mindset

The final bend home on my return from the coast along Estero Americano Some days I like to do things that help me maintain a Traveler’s Mindset, so critical to sustaining the enjoyment and success of our wowhaus projects. Yesterday I rode the tide down my favorite local waterway, Estero Americano, to the mouth where […]

On Waiting

I love the string of well-worn Windsors at our local laundromat My friend Mike High was well known in our art school days for coining mock mottos and platitudes that were equally absurd and profound, a grey zone that defines the genre. One of my favorites was, “when I launder, my mind wanders; when I […]

A Visit to House of Tree

West-facing elevation of House of Tree I’ve made just two visits to my recently completed House of Tree project and it already feels as though it’s always been there, or at least was always meant to be there. Climbing the 30 steps to the cabin, you wind around the inside of the tower, first facing […]

In Praise of the Notebook

I’m loyal to the Rhodia #12, 5 x 5, 80 g/m2 – 21.3 lb vellum I’m far from a Luddite. I have a laptop, two websites and a blog, a Facebook profile, do the majority of my reading on a Kindle, use digital cameras and rely on my mobile phone almost exclusively for communication. Without […]