Argentinian designer Juan Pablo Cambariere assigns a lofty rating to NYC.
Beginning with the guerilla tactics of groups like ACT UP, artists and designers have countered public and political coyness about AIDS and HIV with provocative, even startling disease awareness campaigns. Case in point: this 2009 anti discrimination poster by the Italian art director Andrea Castelletti.
Fiery special effects from Wordboner.
19th Century, American-made weather vanes made an unexpectedly elegant appearance on postage stamps issued by the U.S. Postal service earlier this year.
This is an incredibly lucid photo of early summer peas (looking suspiciously like a pair of fat, green caterpillars) by Mary Jo Hoffman.
Any presumptions about concrete being the ugly stepchild of expressive architecture will surely be dispelled by these ravishing images from Architectonic, a recent exhibition that graphically displayed its breathtakingly imaginative possibilities as building material.
Andrew Miller’s Brand Spirit project re-examines the fundamental forms of famous brand-named objects by dousing them in a generic coat of white paint. To that end, then, the grace and elegance of a standard X-Acto knife is newly impressive.