Gerard McLean Book Cover

Gerard McLean: A Walk in the Park

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Today on the adroyt blog, we interview Gerard McLean, whose book Monkey with a loaded typewriter: Mostly true essays was recently released. These essays were culled from a blog he kept for nearly a decade, DogWalkBlog, for which he drew a strong following thanks to his offbeat point of view. When it came time to […]

Alexandra Williams Fun Fit

The Nomad Goes Fun and Fit!

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We’re suckers for great design with a philanthropic bent. When we heard about the good the founder of O’Sun, Alain Gilles, a Belgian designer, was accomplishing in poor communities on the African continent where 600-million people live without electricity by providing off-the-grid villages with Nomad lanterns, we decided it would be a positive New Year gesture to […]

Justin Shaulis Holiday House NYC Space, a gallery scene

Gallery Hopping in Miami (in NYC)

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Several weeks ago, I attended the press preview and opening gala of the Holiday House NYC. The array of rooms presented a wave of sensory pleasure as I ambled through the spaces created by some of the top designers in the United States. One of adroyt’s pals, Justin Shaulis, was among these visionaries; and as […]

A tour of Dublin turns into a writer's odyssey on the adroyt blog.

Chapter One, Somewhere in the Middle

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On a bright and sunny fall morning in Dublin we were in search of the city’s famed Writer’s Museum, hoping to read some of our favorite prose from the original, yellowed pages. Books and personal effects were organized throughout the rooms of the former-home-turned-institution and its winding hallways eventually led us to the now defunct […]

Cambodia, Drama, and a Cultural Renaissance

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The U.S. debut of the Royal Ballet of Cambodia during the Season of Cambodia, an initiative of Cambodian Living Arts organization was, for all intents and purposes, a production 20-plus years in the making: A glittering jewel in a month-long repertoire of visual arts across stages, screens, and walls. The collective gathering of the kingdom’s […]