• Make, Think.

    I first discovered barismo in August 2009 when the company was just shy of one year old. I had heard inklings about this, then new, Boston area coffee roaster aiming to roast quality coffee and I was intrigued. The Arlington roastery back then was a quite place, but the coffees shared were excellent, and the …

  • Occupy Columbia

    [flickrset id="72157628470535227" thumbnail="square" photos="" overlay="true" size="medium"] On the West lawn of the South Carolina State House in Columbia, the capital city of the state, resides the┬áninety-nine. Their numbers may be closer to a fifth of that, however it was difficult to know for sure as it was before 10am when they hold their morning General …

  • Interview with barismo’s green buyer

    I sat down with Silas, just as everything was winding down at 169 Mass Ave in Arlington, about a quarter till close. He was dialing in shots, trying to get a good taste of a new espresso in our line-up when we started. “Tell me about the first time you met Jaime” I asked. “I …

  • Artisan’s Asylum Buildout

    [flickrset id="72157627924592514" thumbnail="square" photos="" overlay="true" size="medium"] I began working with Artisan’s Asylum as a design intern and stopped by to take a few photos of the space. This is a period of expansion for this Somerville community maker space, so from these images it may not be quite obvious what Artisan’s Asylum is or what …