: I just finished the new site for my OTR-based friend and studio neighbor; if you spot any egregious errors, please direct them to my attention. Cedric Michael Cox | Visual Artist
: some love for our personalized Springtime Garden Wedding seed bomb favors.
: a plan to eliminate the barrier between the Southern and Northern portions of Over-the-Rhine. Liberty St. “Road Diet” Advances, to Be Bid by Nov. 2014
: the Cincinnati dialect is least like NYC, Newark, Jersey City, Boston, or Philly. Aggregate Dialect Difference
: the latest on Detroit’s The Heidelberg Project: A Resilient Community Rebuilds, Again Heidelberg Project after last month’s tragic fire.
: the end of an era for a neighborhood icon? Pretty soon I won’t even recognize my hometown. Is the End Nearing for Odessa Café and Bar on Avenue A?
: in Northern Ireland, The Society of the Simulacrum has popped up. Fake Shop Fronts Used to Make Towns Seem Neater for G8
June 7, 2013
boston, cincinnati, detroit, jersey city, new york city, newark, over-the-rhine, philadelphia, public art, urban life |
Malcolm Montague Davis trained as an architect whose paintings, which he considers to be abstract, are based on details of his buildings, sculptures and architectural models. Above is an example from his . Chama Valley Series
Manhattan by Matte Stephens
Matte Stephens is sort of the love child of Georges Damin and Mark Coomer, with a hint of Nicholas Takis and a touch of Jim Flora in the mix, sprinkled with a garnish of early Charley Harper. His gouache paintings are very much rooted in the forms and colors of the middle of the 20th century, and I especially like his scenes of different cities.
September 20, 2012
boston, landscape, melbourne, new orleans, new york city, paris, portland, san francisco, seattle, sydney, urban life |
: pigs have taken over Porkopolis, courtesy of Big Pig Gig: Do Re Wee ArtWorks.
: checking out Cincinnati’s Art Deco gem. Inside Union Terminal
: “MBTA subway lines, with stations spaced according to scheduled travel time.” T-Time: Boston Subway Time-Scale Map
: dreaming about Coney Island. An Alternate Coney
: beautiful public art in Chicago. The World’s Biggest Gay Rights ‘Tattoo’
: awesome installation in Lima provides seating and greenery in the middle of the city. Invasion Verde in Lima
: a fun mural in Brooklyn. ‘In Relation to’ Map
Kind readers, I know you’ve been impatiently waiting for the next installment in my typological series on the vanity license plates of Southwestern Ohio, and here it is! Today, we’re taking a look at sports messaging, and possibly adult content. Above, BARECAT. Pun-prone UC fan or porn mogul? It’s impossible to know for sure.
It’s an honor to have our work included in
by Christopher Simmons of San Francisco-based Just Design: Socially Conscious Design for Critical Causes MINE™, which has just been published by How Books.
OMFG!!! Chris Burden’s
measures 10×28 feet and includes 30-40 buildings, 13 railroad tracks, 18 car lanes, and 1,100 toy cars. Approximately 100,000 cars circulate through this dense city each hour. Metropolis II
: examining the recent renaissance of Main St. in Over-the-Rhine. Main Attraction
: the Granville, OH home of the couple behind Amy & David Butler’s Creative Textile Lab of a Home Amy Butler Design.
: Positions Found in the Kama Sutra for Midwesterners McSweeney’s Internet Tendency is poking fun at the flyover states again.
: Doug of Oh, Troy, What Are You Doing? id29 has some harsh words about a proposed 9/11 memorial for Troy, NY.
: an investigation of the San Francisco transit system. How Fucked Is Muni?
: inspired by the above, a look at Boston’s transit. How Fucked Is the T?
: OMG, WTF? Aboard the L Train, Luncheon Is Served
May 6, 2011
architecture, boston, cincinnati, granville, new york city, over-the-rhine, san francisco, small town life, troy, urban life |