the modern flock

ideas and inspiration from the peeps at brand bird

The Wild, Wild Wedge

2019-02-11T19:04:30+00:00March 19th, 2012|Blog|

Ah Spring…  time to polish up those toes and let them out to play. Amid the sea of sky-high heels we are seeing a proliferation of wonderful wedges. A slightly more stable option for those less adept at walking on stilts.


Font Love

2019-02-11T19:06:58+00:00March 15th, 2012|Blog|


Good font, great food. Here is the odd example where “make the logo bigger” actually works. A new favorite on the list of affordable NYC eateries: Tortaría (very near Union Square)


Put a Fork in it…

2019-02-11T19:15:01+00:00March 8th, 2012|Blog|

Design Inspiration: A fascination with vintage flatware makes it’s way to the modern table. Our damask placemat for modern-twist. Gone are the golden (or more aptly silver) days of lemon forks and sardine tongs. Really, a fork just for lemons?


50s Fashion

2019-02-11T19:16:19+00:00March 2nd, 2012|Blog|

Fashion Friday: It must be genetic. Another little treasure from the sketchbook of my mother who oddly has no memory of her brief foray into fashion. In her defense, the 50s were awhile ago.


Skate Night Out

2019-02-11T19:17:47+00:00March 1st, 2012|Blog|

One from the vault… circa 2002. Illustration for an office “skate night out” invitation. And yes, this former snow bird can spin, arabesque (one leg) and skate backwards.



2019-02-11T19:30:12+00:00February 24th, 2012|Blog|

Hello and welcome to the flock! In the spirit of impending spring we are giving our website a little makeover. We took a stern assessment of our brand in an effort to help it bloom and grow and decided we needed a blog. (Better way late than never, eh?) Finally the modern flock takes flight!

Part of the morning routine is a brief swim in the ocean of blogs over a stiff cup of coffee. This usually sparks a swirl of ideas so herewith, some things we would like to share…