Cross-Disciplinary Knowledge Balances Specialization

Posted by on Mar 9, 2015 in Planning and Execution | 8,155 Comments

The framing of a problem is often far more essential than its solution -Albert Einstein. In our current culture, we prize specialization very highly, and with many appropriate reasons. A good ear, nose and throat (ENT) doctor knows the complexities of the inner ear better than anyone; a knowledgeable food scientist knows the exact nutritional […]

Comparing Apples to Apples

Posted by on Jan 12, 2015 in Planning and Execution | 20,506 Comments

It is nearly impossible to compare apples to apples in the business of art and restoration. That is not what anyone wants to hear when they are planning a project, but it is important to bear in mind. Establishing a clearly defined scope of work, step by step; considering the intended materials and options—and gleaning […]