Hi. I am Design Director in Silicon Valley, working on next generation expriences for television, tablet, and mobile. I have lived in San Francisco for 4 years, but spent most of my life in/around NYC. I am adjusting to having beautiful nature in the city (hummingbirds on my back patio?!?) while managing to retain my charming East Coast impatience with fellow pedestrians.
I love art, design, movies, books, and music, food--Tobias Wong, Naoto Fukasawa, Haruki Murukami and Jonathan Lethem, Bladerunner, Elvis Costello, the Cars, and I can't stop eating melon. Any kind. Any season.
My biggest downside is my terrible sense of direction, but I am optimistic. Anyday now, I will be able to tell my right from my left.
My favorite places I've travelled so far are Istanbul, Budapest, Tokyo, Rome, Paris, New Orleans, Iceland. I've stayed in many different kinds of accommodations, including throwing a sleeping bag down on a warm sandy beach, a working convent/hostel run by nuns with a giant Crucifix hanging over where I slept, a former castle, a snow monkey sanctuary, and penthouse suites. I guess I like a variety of experiences, but mostly I think it's just about getting along.
As a traveller, I appreciate packing light, avoiding tourist attractions where possible, and random acts of navigational kindness when my sense of direction (or lack, rather) kicks in.
Bonus would be a cute place to get a good cup of coffee and possibly some kind of pastry in the morning.
If you have any questions, like, "Really, you don't know your right from your left?" or "Really, and truly, you don't know your right from your left?!?" please feel free to contact me. Thanks for reading this far.