Monthly Archives: January 2009

One number a day — Typography from the streets of Budapest

One number a day — Typography from the streets of Budapest

Excellent collection of numbers photographed on the streets of Budapest. From Zsolt Molnár's blog: This is my typo-photographic project that I started in Summer 2008, focusing on the typographical diversity of Budapest’s street numbers. On this blog I will post a number each day in 2009. 365 different types of street numbers hopefully.    (…)

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Yesterday afternoon in San Francisco, remind you of anything?

Yesterday afternoon in San Francisco, remind you of anything?

This shot was taken yesterday by a co-worker/friend of mine, Heath T, the line is for a job at Specialtys, a cafe and bakery chain.

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“Objectified” — the trailer

“Objectified” — the trailer

 Continuing on the theme of Industrial Design, here is: A peek at the upcoming design documentary "Objectified", by Gary Hustwit, the director of "Helvetica". The trailer features the voices of Jonathan Ive, Andrew Blauvelt, Marc Newson, and Karim Rashid. The song is "I Like Van Halen Because My Sister Says They Are Cool" by El(…)

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Bush Street Renamed Obama Street in San Francisco

Bush Street Renamed Obama Street in San Francisco

From Scott Beale over at Laughing Squid: Timed with today’s Inauguration, Bush Street signs in San Francisco were changed to Obama down the entire length of Bush Street from Presidio to Battery. Link to "obamastreetsign" flickr set

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Andrew Wyeth 91 — RIP

Andrew Wyeth 91 — RIP

PHILADELPHIA – Renowned American artist Andrew Wyeth, famous for landscapes of his native Pennsylvania and Maine, died on Friday, according to a spokeswoman for the Brandywine River Museum near his home. Wyeth, who was 91, died in his sleep early in the morning, surrounded by his family and friends, after a brief illness, the museum(…)

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The Pelican Project — Book covers from 1930 – 1980

The Pelican Project — Book covers from 1930 – 1980

Things Magazine have a great collection of Pelican Books’ covers spanning the last century. Amazing stuff. These samples are from the 1960’s.

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Hitchcock’s “The Birds” — Posters and graphics

Hitchcock’s “The Birds” — Posters and graphics

As far as I can tell, this is the original poster.                                           From IMBd: Media from The Birds (1963)  

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Abandoned Mansion – Beirut

Abandoned Mansion – Beirut

I saw this abandoned mansion last week from the street and went in with my friend Michel as translator in case we ran into anyone. It took a bit of jimmying to force the door, and inside we found piles and piles of of binders and dozens of black and white photos, all showing one(…)

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Hello Dolly! — A Doll Roundup

Hello Dolly! — A Doll Roundup

Police seek blow-up doll sex bandit SYDNEY (Reuters) – An Australian man broke into three adult shops, had sex with blow up dolls named "Jungle Jane" and then dumped his plastic conquests in a nearby alley, local media reported Wednesday. "It's totally bizarre. It's a real concern that someone like that is out on the(…)

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