Last week imagine me dashing through the French Quarter to meet friends and comrades in and around the newly hip (or so says the New York Times) neighborhood of Bywater. David Gregor NOLA ambassador and head of PORKNEWORLEANS gave me a great tour of the new Crescent Park, lunch at Satsuma and a visit to his shop on Poland, were the cats match the machinery. Gregor’s work and design influence has cast a Zola tone shadow on many designers in LA, NYC, the GSD and NOLA. It was great to see the birthplace of the Cochon chair and its siblings. Awe, I want to go back…..