Argentinian designer Juan Pablo Cambariere assigns a lofty rating to NYC.
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This is a decidedly upscale version of the cheap and ubiquitous New York plastic shopping bag from the Brooklyn studio, Cast of Vices. Hand sewn and hand embossed, it’s also rather unfortunately crafted from “the finest lambskin leather.”
Guaranteed to induce a smile, paper napkins from the Brooklyn grocery store, Brooklyn Fare.
This isn’t the first time the great illustrator Bob Staake has used architecture to symbolize a watershed moment in American politics. His 2008 image for The New Yorker’s post-election issue (below) was one of the most memorable covers of any year.
Fittingly, this week’s cover trades the gravitas of that year’s transcendent moment, for a touch of pitch-perfect whimsy. “I don’t especially like those rainbow colors, but…I had to use them,” he says. Of course–and to such pleasing effect.
I can’t vouch for the contents (yet), but the cover of this new publication from New York Magazine has a scrumptious inaugural cover.
New York City wouldn’t be quite so beguiling were it this orderly, but this stylishly patterned 2010 cover of its folded subway map was a refreshing departure from all those familiar curves.