Tag Archives: #ThoughtThursday

Baseball, New York, and a Sense of History

Any sports fan can attest to the tightly knit community that forms around athletic teams and this is hardly more apparent than on the opening day of the Major League Baseball season. On April 1, both the New York Mets … Read more

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The Adroyt Labs: Manifest Your Legacy

The artist iri5 took an old, almost extinct product, torn apart and reordered, and created art.  Get it down. Leave your archives (in order and in good shape) for the world to enjoy when you are not here. Must we say … Read more

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The Patient Search Fosters Iconic Design

Cassina introduced a limited edition of the LC4 chaise covered in pony-skin this winter. The cleverly curvaceous chair, designed by Le Corbusier, Pierre Jeanneret and Charlotte Perriand, is as iconic a profile as any designers have achieved, one of the … Read more

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Our Thanksgiving Salon: How To Eat!

We touched upon the Algonquin Round Table in this earlier post but the group of NYC thinkers has inspired another question I wanted to toss your way for this Thanksgiving Day salon (the turkey carving episode in the videois so … Read more

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Faceless Book: A Salon Question For the Ages

Facebook has announced that it has a new self-cooling server farm in the Arctic the size of 11 football fields. I’ve been thinking about the word “server” since I read this announcement, musing about how it once meant a person … Read more

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What You Might Have Been: the adroyt salon

© adroyt original George Eliot claimed, “It’s never too late to be what you might have been.” Do you have a “what you might have been” within you? If so, do you believe it will emerge at some point? If … Read more

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The Adroyt Salon: Take 7

“Danger Hollow Sidewalk” from streetscape in New York City. Photograph © adroyt original. We’re keeping it short and sweet today with our adroyt salon question this week. We’d like to know your answer to this inquiry inspired by Voltaire, who said, … Read more

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I Wish I’d Thought of That! (Our Social Media Salon)

Scarlett Johansson and Colin Firth in the film version of Girl with a Pearl Earring. There are few narratives so brilliantly conceived that they make me jealous I didn’t think of them. Only two come to mind as I’m writing … Read more

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Exploring The Salon as a Social Conversation

Gertrude Stein (R) and Alice B. Toklas in the Atelier at 27 Rue de Fleurus. Given the back-and-forth we’ve had with many of our tweeps, it has become apparent that the word “salon” as we are using it here on … Read more

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The Social Media Megaphone

“Inside each of us is a storyteller. We like to amplify. Social platforms and the internet in general allow us to do that. They are a megaphone for your message.” This quote from The Zen of Social Media Marketing gave … Read more

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