Alison Garwood Jones

His Worship

Originally published in July 2012 in Blog

©AGJ on Brushes for iPad Mayor Rob Ford Some day this will be funny.

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Food trend: face plants

Originally published in July 2012 in Blog

I’ve noticed a food trend. It’s not sexy like figs with warm honey, or technically brilliant and tasteless like foam. It’s definitely not healthy. And it’s more a style of eating than any new culinary concoction. It involves doing a face plant in clouds of takeout wrapping paper. Anyone watching you eat like this has […]

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Life support

Originally published in July 2012 in Blog

coined this saying in my twenties, and believed it through that entire decade of my life. Back then, men my age reacted to me in two ways: sexual heat or professional competitiveness, but usually they offered the package deal. Keeping an eye firmly planted on me (and my rotating outfits), they monitored the pace of […]

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In conversation with Google’s Robert Wong

Originally published in July 2012 in Blog

I recently sat down with Robert Wong, the co-founder and Executive Creative Director of  the Google Creative Lab. You may not know about the lab, but its products are unforgettable. Take “Parisian Love,” a 52-second video the lab produced that’s all about “search” and the serendipity of finding true love through the internet. This video […]

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