Blog Watch - Lamenting the Demise of Domino
Having difficulty getting over the demise of Domino? You're not alone.
Since the January announcement that the shelter magazine was shuttering, there has been a public outpouring of grief from loyal readers and bloggers.
A week after magazine publisher Conde Nast pulled the plug, Katie Mulinix, a writer and desktop publisher in Minnesota -- who said she got depressed when she received her last issue -- started the blog We Love Domino (http:/
Beth Connolly, who writes the design blog Style Redux (http:/
"So many of us were so upset with the decision to cancel Domino," says Connolly, a former lawyer who lives in Alexandria. "I don't know if it's realistic to think that they will bring back the magazine. I guess I like to hope it's possible. A lot of us would like to see at least the Web site stay up."
Over at Save Domino (http:/
D.C. design blogger Thomas Taylor, the author of My White Shirt (http:/
In the meantime, he's been searching for the only three issues he doesn't own of the magazine's four-year run. He recently blogged about his efforts to buy them on eBay: He has won auctions for two of the issues and is monitoring others in hopes of completing his set. His winning bid in the first auction was $17.02 (with free shipping); the second was $21. But he says he's willing to go as high as $25 for the last one. Maybe more. "I will spend what I need to get my three issues, because I really want a complete collection."
Meg Fielding of Pigtown Design (http:/
Also recently for sale on eBay: the first 17 issues of the magazine. At press time on Tuesday, the high bid was $350.