Pre-Substack, authored a weekly letter from the editor sharing design observations, intel, and advice, plus shopping recommendations and interviews. 

Spun a Charles Moore obsession into a 13,000-word composite oral history on the Sea Ranch, California’s most bucolic planned community that has more than a smidgen of narrative drama (Part I, Part II). Plus, Robert Mueller’s hat

Conceived and edited a feature package exploring singular streets in ten cities around the United States, which ran prior to the 2016 election.

Ran another massive enterprise feature, two years later,  The United States of Texas and California, that compared and contrasted issues of urban policy, economy, transportation, and immigration in both states.  (One story, “The Giant of Santa Clara County” by Jennifer Swann, was later included in The Best American Food Writing 2019. )

Published and edited some of the best writers in the biz, including but not limited to: Alexandra Lange, Roxane Gay, Taffy Brodesser-Akner, Karrie Jacobs, Jami Attenberg, Ian Volner, Kyle Chayka, Kate Wagner, Nate Berg, Marissa Meltzer, Ann Friedman, Ashley Fetters.



Relaunched Curbed in 2016 with a series featuring personalities—like Desus and MeroSusan OrleanDonald Judd’s kids, and  Michael Bierut—reminiscing about their most potent memories of home.

Pounded pavement in Milan, New York, and cities around the globe to fine-tune my trend radar and assess what’s coming next in the field of design (see:  2016, 2018, 2019).

Documented architect Brent Allen Buck’s meticulous Prospect Heights brownstone renovation and tracked a first-time remodel in Ridgewood, prices and all.

Reported a piece on Herman Miller and the business of American manufacturing.

Produced a bunch of shopping guides, from a wedding registry shot in Ellen Van Dusen’s kitchen to a spring glow-up in editor Asad Syrkett’s apartment—plus a holiday gift guide styled in my LES studio.