m wood pen

illustrator of books, cocktails, travel + more

Cocktails always and invariably remind me of my mom. We’ve all been there. Childhood tv dinners (a dizzying indulgence for us), sneaking cashews from the polished silver nut dishes, hearing the high heeled sound of my mom coming down our wooden stairs, the rare, exotic smell of fresh nail polish, and the hush among us …

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From out of left field, a marvelous fan of my architectural sketches wrote to me to commission a custom illustration.  The request: something in keeping with the style of the Cityscape sketches sold a few years ago by Crate & Barrel. Clean & crisp, I was inspired by my own work as displayed on my …

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