Brooklyn Fare’s Packaging and Graphic Design

Brooklyn Fare’s Packaging and Graphic Design July 2, 2009, 12:15 pm We’re sort of loving Mucca Design’s packaging design and cheeky copy for the newly-opened gourmet store Brooklyn Fare. You may already be familiar with Mucca’s work — examples include the branding and logo design of Keith McNally’s Balthazar and the recent website and logo … Continue reading

Pay-as-You-Wish Success Story

Another Pay-as-You-Wish Success Story By STEPHEN J. DUBNER We’ve written before about pay-as-you-wish commerce, most significantly the case of a bagel man in the Washington, D.C., area, but also a coffee shop in Seattle and three instances of pay-as-you-wish download-able music: Radiohead, Jane Siberry, and SongSlide. Now here’s another baked-goods pay-as-you-wish scheme that’s worth looking … Continue reading

The Simpler Pleasures

The Simpler Pleasures Chefs all over town are replacing foie gras and truffles with comfort food, fresh local ingredients, and bargains. Happily, modesty can be delicious. 12 Comments | Add Yours By Adam Platt  Published Dec 28, 2008 Illustration by Serge Bloch     Oh, dear God, not another cheeseburger,” my friend the Food Aristocrat said with a sigh, as … Continue reading