Design Diary

Harry has been keeping this diary, more or less, since 2009. It is a place to show work, activities, press coverage, project launches, and muse in general about the world of Design. Harry cherishes his place among creators and loves to share.


Second best musical ever! Dreamgirls, of course, will always be first. #Hamilton @thepublic

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Snowboard History 1

The history of the snowboard on the wall in the Burton store in Burlington VT. My childhood friend John Nagel was the visionary in our

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Coke High

My work hanging in the High Museum. Radiant Tangent Coca-Cola #MashUpCoke #cokebottle100

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Off to “The Coca-cola Bottle: An American Icon at 100” opening at High Museum in Atlanta tonight.  Harry Allen Design is represented.  More later.

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Ski Culture

Aspen CO, for so many reasons one of my favorite places in the world, now has a world-class art museum designed by Shigeru Ban. It’s

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Been wondering when the new buildings at the Corning Museum of Glass will open. The wait is almost over. The invite arrived today. March 20th!

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Mac Attack

So we got into the Taylor Mac show last night, and it is amazing! It’s sold out, but get on the waitlist if you can.

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Bedford Beauty

Last week I attended Bedford Magazine’s 10th Anniversary party. They made it through one of the most difficult ten years in the publishing industry and

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