THE RITUALS

The New, “New” Thing

What, really, IS the line between maintaining and creating? What is “new”, anyway? Isn’t a lot of maintenance about creation, or actually, re-creation? Continue reading

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The Rituals: Clean Sweep

By Regina Connell. Saw this, and had to share. It’s a bit of a follow up to my earlier piece on the virtues of specificity, and a more traditional take on spring cleaning. I love a good hand brush and dustpan. … Continue reading

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Books: Spring Picks from Brett Hennessey

By Regina Connell. The latest crop of art, design, and craft tomes is out: here’s what Brett Hennessey of cult design bookstore Hennessey + Ingalls is admiring these days. (And that’s in addition to celebrating the opening of his newly relocated store … Continue reading

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Shaking the House: Seeking Out “Ugliness”

By Regina Connell. It’s not just Marie Kondo and Martha Stewart anymore. It seems that these days, everyone’s cottoned onto the idea of a good spring clean. There are even apps that help you with it. Please. Each major culture has a … Continue reading

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