Design Diary

Harry has been keeping this diary, more or less, since 2009. It has slowed down in recent years because of social media, but there are some fun stories in here if you have some time. Harry cherishes his place among creators and loves to share.

Turkey Feathers

I’ve fallen in love with these glass feathers by artist Colin Adrian. They timeless, but I thought a shout out on Thanksgiving very appropriate. To me

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Flavor Paper held an event to launch its new collaboration with the Warhol Foundation. I usually find retro licensing like this boring, but Flavor Paper

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Be Afraid

The Harry Allen Design Halloween party got a little crazy … Special Thanks to Suzanne Tick, who came as Andy Warhol and took all these

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I was biding time till my flight home in the evening, and honestly, the jaded NYC designer snob in me did not expect much from Arkansas,

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I spent the last two days in Northwestern Arkansas. I was invited to speak at the University of Arkansas Interior Design Department. They were great hosts.

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WALLPAPER October 2010

Michael Reynold’s amazing story in the October WallpaperFeaturing creased paper “sets by artist, Simon Schubert,www.simonschubert.deAnd two Harry Allen Design productsPipeline, for Dune, and Pickup, for

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Ames Hotel

Designed in 2009. Asked by the Morgans Hotel Group to develop an in-room decorative installation and a promotional mailer for the Ames Hotel in Boston, I

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Icy Saucer

Designed in 2004 for Steuben as a martini glass, the Icy Saucer is also great for desserts and champagne. Four cut planes intersect the undulating of

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