Looking for an out-of-the-ordinary, design-oriented gifts? Here, in no particular order, is my ever changing list of interesting sellers: Calamityware… French Paper… Von Glitschka Studios… Alex Gross… Mama’s Sauce… Lettering artist Jessica Hische… Graphic Designer Kit Hinrichs… Graphic Designer Louise Fili… Miscellaneous Man: Rare posters and vintage graphics… The Hoefler&Co Design Shop… Brooklyn Superhero Supply […]
Check out the jaw-dropping, time machine-like photographs at Shorpy.com…
A black and white photograph shot using a large-format camera often has a depth and stillness to it that is nearly indescribable. Some images are so sharp, the people so real, I fool myself into thinking I can sense what it would be like to be there—like a time machine. Shorpy.com is one of my […]
Why use black and white when you can use color?
We’ve debated the ethics of the colorizing of black and white photographs recently—so I was interested when my friend Martin Bounds pointed to the fact that the New York Times chose to use a black and white photograph on its November 22nd cover commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Kennedy assassination. Both color and black […]