I'm a New York–based writer interested in stories about how design reflects and affects culture: everything from the hidden inequality of streetscapes to how algorithms are reshaping our world and the environmental crisis.
I'm primarily interested architecture, urbanism, technology, and product design. Before coming to Curbed, I covered these topics and more at Co.Design and Dwell. I'm originally from the San Francisco Bay Area and studied art history and environmental policy at the University of California, Davis.
The VP Debate Stage Is the Coronavirus Response in Physical, Design-Failure Form
A clear contender for the worst design of 2020 has emerged: the stage for tonight’s vice-presidential debate between Kamala Harris and Mike Pence.
The Secret to Year-Round Streeteries? What Greenhouses Can Teach Us
An alternative to those "space bubbles."
Can Balconies, Bigger Lobbies, and Package Rooms Help Save Public Housing?
Peterson Rich Office walks us through an idea, developed with the Regional Plan Association, that calls for adaptive reuse and infill on NYCHA campuses.
Two Legendary NYC Artists in Their Once-Bohemian Village Garden
Painters Pat Steir and Francesco Clemente spent the pandemic painting and chatting with one another across their back yard.
There’s an Art Exhibit at the Noyes House in Connecticut Worth Getting on the Waitlist For
A mid-century beauty opens to the public for the first time, and it’s stocked with new art and design.
Skyscrapers Dripping in Gardens Look Great — Until the Mosquitoes Swarm
Bloodsuckers overran a tower in China. Does this mean the whole idea is bad? We asked an expert to weigh in.
NYC’s Modular Streeteries Look Great. What Will It Take for Them to Survive?
New installations from DineOut NYC in Queens and the Bronx hint at the future of outdoor restaurants.
This L.A. Ceramicist Embraces the Strange
Raina Lee cooks up custom glazes inspired by 8-bit colors and vibrant things that nearly make your eyes bleed.
Gigi Hadid’s NYC Apartment: A Reference Guide
This past weekend, supermodel Gigi Hadid shared a few photos of the New York City home she’s spent the last year decorating. This is the house the ’90s built.
A Visit to Wyatt Cenac’s Listening Room in a Brooklyn High-Rise
As seen on his twice weekly Happy Hour Record Club Instagram Live.