hi! my name is robin pulsifer and i began my design blog, avant garde design about 5 years ago now and am so happy i did! i began college with a concentration in fine arts, and while my concentration has changed, i still feel drawn daily to the arts, to design of all types, from fine art to architecture to interior styling. creating my design blog not only allows me to catalog fab finds, to store them, but to write about them, to share them with everyone and anyone who will listen, as sort of a visual diary, a day to day design exploration into the unusual, the dare~to~be~different. i hope to remind readers, professional or not, that there is a world of
i went back to college later in life (well, later than most), i'm
if i was offered the chance to get on any race track and drive a nascar car, fast. i would. i would rather run than walk. my favorite movie is rear window with jimmy stewart and grace kelly. i love people with dry senses of humor. well, i at least like them. i avoid chaos. i love watching golf on t.v. i have a legitimate fear of heights but took flying lessons. i've always wanted to dive into the atlantic ocean in the middle of winter just to see what it feels like. am i probably ever going to do it? no.