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November 12, 2016

My background is originally in graphic design, and I find that I love to have printed materials and graphics as part of my research process. The details of printing technique, paper finishes and typography can all add to a final design. I was originally worried that th...

July 17, 2016

Beach Modules, Coney Island Museum & Coney Island Art Walls

I have been spending a lot of time at Brighton Beach this summer, training for a swimming race - and have developed the habit of walking the boardwalk between Brighton Beach and Coney Island each Saturday after...

June 11, 2016

Lower East Side Tenement Museum | New York, New York

I visited New York City for the first time in 8th grade. I remember two things; climbing the Statue of Liberty all the way up (it was 6 months before 9/11) and visiting the Lower East Side Tenement Museum. The museum...

May 11, 2016

Sometimes research is pouring through books in a library, and sometimes its running around the world’s largest and most comprehensive collection of historical materials related to play.

I am lucky enough to be an aunt to ten little nieces and nephews. Over the years I h...

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