Showing posts from December, 2012

How much is that baggie in the window? The Traffic Cone Bag in STORY

David Singer , who designed my  large shelf talker card , displays it and the Traffic Cone Bag in Story. OVER CHRISTMAS, the  Traffic Cone Bag  scored a pretty cozy spot by a faux fire in Chelsea: it huddled with furry footballs, tech gloves, wooden gorillas and other objet d'esire in the curated concept store, Story . Opened in 2011 at the base of a condo with a Mondrian bent, the "how to make retail exciting again" retail outlet looks across at the Chelsea Art Gallery District, the Highline and a clutch of starchitect-designed condos; we're talking Gehry, Nouvel and Shigeru Ban. Story favors local products with a great tale of invention or inspiration, and that's where the Traffic Cone Bag fits in (bedtime reading:  New York, New York: if I can make it there, why make it elsewhere? ) The Traffic Cone Bag in Orange Mode.  I walked in to see how my bag was doing and promptly ended up demonstrating it to a Story shopper - who went ahead and bought