The Designer: Mr. Boddington lives in an old world residence flanked by peonies in the little village of Antibes. From there he entertains his friends with Bombay tonics, rounds of cribbage, and newspapers from his favorite four cities: Cairo, New York, Paris and Tokyo. He encourages visitors (and you) to toss their phone into the sea and pen a note to somebody .... even if it is a request to pick up some pistachio gelato from the market. Now since Mr. Boddington is often traveling the world in pursuit of leisure and inspiration, he maintains a studio in Brooklyn to keep his craft humming. In the reclaimed factory bones of Industry City, you will find a team of talented artists, designers, illustrators, production specialists and biscuit nibblers. The team is led by Rebecca S. Ruebensaal who illustrates and designs much of the collection. She has her own story but is far too busy chasing the demands of Mr. Boddington, her two sons and her terribly naughty pup, Lucky, to share at this time.