Every two years, Venice hosts a biennale. It takes place in the Giardini, a beautiful park on the southern tip of the island….
Insights, essays, and opinions from the TOKY staff.
We were just given a wonderful tour of Bellefontaine Cemetery — a unique combination of historic architectural preservation, history museum, and urban park. It was a real learning experience, filled with anecdotes (scandalous, heartbreaking, and humorous) about the famous and the forgotten….
March 1 is TOKY’s birthday. 14 years ago today we started up in a scuzzy, lentil-filled loft without any windows, on the top floor of the City Museum building. Today we had the privilege of working with clients in Washington DC, and standing on the balcony…
At the CreativeNext event, I told fellow panelist Hafiz Huda that, being facial-hair challenged, I wish I could buy his moustache. He kindly redid my profile page photo….
Our friend and client Dave Bailey, the brains behind St. Louis’s “Chocolate Bar”, “Bridge” and “Rooster,” alerted us to this Mexican doppleganger….
In light of the recent and on-going BP Gulf of Mexico oil horror, an event that will be a benchmark regarding our use of fossil fuels, I ask you to turn a moment to something else — something paltry in comparison….
Congratulations to two important St. Louisans for their inclusion in this year’s TIME 100, the magazine’s annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world….
I was lucky to spot an ad for the Aszure Barton & Artists show at the Touhill this weekend, and after perusing their site I realized I haven’t seen really great modern dance since I moved here from Portland….
Like many premium product brands of today, cigar box labels of the late 19th century were designed to express something of the highest quality….
Calligraphic fonts bedevil me. So, when I saw this ad I thought it was an example of what I like to call a “can’t see the forest for the trees” font….
Last week, TOKY launched the final phase of the Transformation website for The Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts….
On a recent trip to Portland, Oregon, I was fortunate to have a personal tour of the new Mercy Corps world headquarters building (designed by THA Architecture) from a good friend who was then dispatched to Haiti within the next few days….