It’s time for the annual VL Gift Guide and, as always, the focus is on the talented independent designers whose work we admire. If you’re looking for gifts this holiday season, here are some unique ideas.
December 2, 2013
art, cincinnati, fashion, home decor, inspiration, VisuaLingual news |
chicago, cincinnati, columbus, detroit, east palestine, indianapolis, interior, new bedford, new york city, over-the-rhine, rural life, san francisco, small town life, suburban life, urban life |
VisuaLingualm we’ve been diversifying our product range! These brand-new unisex screenprinted scarves depict landscapes as patterns made up of simple geometric building blocks.
October 28, 2013
close look, fashion, inspiration, VisuaLingual news |
architecture, chicago, cincinnati, detroit, downtown, indianapolis, landscape, pattern, rural life, san francisco, small town life, suburban life, urban life |
: the latest on the smear campaign against Cincinnati Tea Party Fails in Campaign to Intimidate the Urbanist Press With Fraud Allegations Urban Cincy‘s founder.
: and vice versa, with a shoutout to ye olde What Cincinnati Can Learn from Detroit VL.
: Banksy’s busy on the streets of NYC right now. Better Out Than In
: Banksy hit up East New York, yielding surprising economic opportunity for some residents of this untouristy ‘hood. These Men Are Now Charging People to Look at Banksy’s Latest Stencil
: a New Yorker’s thoughts on making it here versus making it anywhere. The Lie Sinatra Sings
: an awesome bunch of eye candy, from the scrappy can-do beauty of the No, THIS Is Detroit Heidelberg Project to the ornate grandeur of the Guardian Building, plus many, many more sights.
: warning: watching this video will make you smile from ear to ear. Daft Signz: California Sign-Spinning Set to Daft Punk
: a very cool tool. Ohio Fall Color Report
: as if Ohio’s numerous Superman License Plate Unveiled This Morning vanity license plates weren’t enough, now you can get one featuring Superman.
: written by Cincinnati’s own Long Weekend: Pittsburgh Grace Dobush.
: architectural grandeur and eye candy in Lexington. deTour to Manhattan Society Queen’s Court
: the first solo NYC exhibit by the artist behind Detroit’s famous Tyree Guyton: Faces of God on Fire Heidelberg Project opens on Thursday at the CUE Art Foundation.
: adding Atlanta to my bucket list. Atlanta for Design Lovers
: this Atlanta playground, designed by sculptor Playing with Art: The Isamu Noguchi Playscape Isamu Noguchi, is an Atlanta must-see.
: I find this unbelievable, but there you have it. Cincinnati’s Airport: Best in the U.S.?
: this awesome local group is raising funds to expand their alley beautification efforts. Spring in Our Steps
: in Toronto, paper encyclopedias, in-person banking, 35mm rolls of film, and mullets. Guelph family lives like it’s 1986
: checking out the independent design scene in Detroit. Drive On
: STFU, world. Bookless Public Library Opens in Texas
: an interesting cultural development. Is NYC Getting an Outpost of Pittsburgh’s Andy Warhol Museum?
: just that. Vintage Crime Scene Photos Superimposed on Modern NY Streets
: comparing Over-the-Rhine’s Findlay Market to Boston’s Faneuil Hall is a bit LOLtastic, but the love from Lexington is much appreciated. For All It Has to Offer, Cincinnati Deserves Another Look
: a new community gathering space with a living, edible roof and oculus to the sky in Detroit’s Osborn neighborhood [ The Edible Hut online fundraiser ends today].
: I’m so glad that I ate one last dinner at this NYC institution before its recent closure. Odessa: Vanished
: on the other end of the urban spectrum, an old movie theater is being given a new lease on life as a performance venue. New Photos of Renovations in the Abandoned Loew’s Kings Theater in Brooklyn
: all about Anting German Town, a development on the outskirts of Shanghai. China’s German Ghost City
: tons of eye candy for fans of Modern architecture. Case Study Houses: Then and Now
: what! Abandoned House in the Woods Taken over by Wild Animals
September 6, 2013
anting german town, architecture, cincinnati, detroit, downtown, lexington, new york city, over-the-rhine, shanghai, small town life, urban life |
: Shawn Patrick Tubb is raising money to publish a book about the famous, shuttered downtown Cincinnati hotel. Cincinnati’s Terrace Plaza Hotel: An Icon of American Modernism
: one somewhat condescending listicle from a national site. 31 Ways To Tell You’re From Cincinnati
: a cheeky response from the local 31 Ways To Tell You’re From Cincinnati Cincy Whimsy.
: on the growing skate scene in Detroit. Skateboarding Culture Catches Air
: a new Lego kit with 1,200 white and clear pieces and a book with architectural exercises but not actual instructions. Ooh, want. Lego Wants You to Unleash Your Inner Modernist
: “As part of a white influx into a historically black area, I can’t help feeling like a tourist — or an intruder.” Confessions of a Harlem Gentrifier
: just that. Stanley Kubrick’s Amazing Old Photos of the NYC Subway System