Taking Flight

Design shows can be a fairly intense experience for me; with hundreds of objects to assess, visual overload is an occupational hazard. So with New York Design Week kicking off in a couple days, I've used this week's posts as an opportunity to inoculate myself, if you will, by highlighting some examples of heartfelt design that are best appreciated far from the madding crowd.

Joshua Bishop took ink-pen to wood in this delicate composition. The 'canvas' panel is maple, framed by cherry rails and stiles. I like how the wood grain acts as an abstract element in the drawing. woodmanseewoodwrights.com