After The Jump: Radio Interview with Anne + Michel of Design Brooklyn (MP3)

by Grace Bonney

This week I had the pleasure of speaking with writer Anne Hellman and photographer Michel Arnaud, co-creators of the new book Design Brooklyn. After getting a sneak peek inside their book, I was curious to hear more about how they found the incredible spaces they documented, what they thought about current design trends in Brooklyn and how they felt the wave of new developments would affect Brooklyn style. In addition to inspiring commentary on the depth and variance of design in Brooklyn, I was thrilled to hear Michel and Anne’s thoughts on industry and production in Brooklyn. They spent eight months discovering and celebrating Brooklyn design, makers and industry in such a big way- it was fantastic to hear their perspective on the place I’ve called home for the past ten years. Whether you’re a fan of Brooklyn design or just want to hear some fascinating thoughts on the overall movement toward green design, reuse and the mixing of old and new in architecture, I hope you’ll check out today’s radio interview. Thanks so much to Michel and Arnaud for joining me on-air! If you’re in the NYC area, be sure to come to their book party at Powerhouse on November 4th. xo, grace

“We always hear that industry is disappearing in America, but this mindset in Brooklyn shows that it’s not really true.” [10:15]
-Michel Arnaud on After the Jump

LISTEN: You can download the podcast on iTunes here, or stream it here on Heritage Radio

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