Down the Road
Berlin has emerged as a city with an energetic and cutting-edge creative buzz.
I would love to see the tulip fields and visit the last remaining Delft factory, built in 1653.
In all the times I’ve been to England, I’ve never ventured north to Scotland. It’s about time.
I’d like to get lost in the Grand Bazaar, inhale the exotic scents of the Spice Market, and gaze into exquisitely tiled domes of the Blue Mosque.
Chosen as World Design Capital, 2012, by the WDC. I’d have to venture out of the city to see the most astonishing of all Finnish design, the Northern Lights.
I don’t know if it has anything to do with Agatha Christie, but I’ve always wanted to go on the classic Orient Express journey from London to Venice, traveling through Paris, the Italian Dolomites, and the Swiss Alps.
Haven’t been back since I hitchhiked here in college. I’d love to make perfume in Grasse, visit Monaco, stand in the fields of lavender, and, of course, scour the flea markets in Aix en Provence.
At Yale I designed a theatre set where I had to recreate a model of St. Basil’s Cathedral. I have longed to stand in front of the real thing in Red Square, and see the palaces of the Tsars, Fabergè eggs, the Bolshoi Theatre, Hermitage Museum…
Photo: National Geographic