: nice accolades from Cincinnati, OH — 15 U.S. Cities’ Emerging Downtowns . Forbes
: Cincinnati-centric videos, photos and more. City Stores | Cincinnati
: Wedding Favors A First Class Wedding likes our personalized seed bomb wedding favors!
: amazing; I wish I had embarked on this kind of wayfinding/placemaking campaign. ‘Rap Quotes’ by Jay Shells Maps Out Lyrics with Guerrilla Street Sign Installation
: New York State Pavilion Documentary Matthew Silva is raising funds for a worthy cause — a documentary about Philip Johnson’s iconic New York State Pavilion, built for the 1964 New York World’s Fair and now sitting in ruins.
: a heatmap of 1-bedroom rental prices in San Francisco, found on Rent from on High Burrito Justice.
: this essay, which “posits that ‘vibrant’ is the creative class’ code for urban gentrification,” had me alternately shaking my head and laughing my ass off. Cultural Vibrancy
It’s time for the annual VL Gift Guide and, as before, the focus is on some of the many amazing independent designers whose work we admire.
Three Sheets 2 the Wind in Georgetown, KY specializes in simple, almost childlike screenprints on fine linen, including these sweet canvases above, which would be perfect for a kid’s room.
November 26, 2012
art, cincinnati, fashion, home decor, inspiration, VisuaLingual news |
asheville, cincinnati, columbus, detroit, georgetown, new york city, over-the-rhine, oxford, san francisco |
: a new photography exhibit opens tonight, 5-8pm, at the ‘Urban Landscapes’ Shows Beauty, Potential of Abandonment Betts House.
: looking to bring light manufacturing back to Over-the-Rhine. Brewery District Competition Promotes True Live/Work Space
: I’m adding this Detroit documentary to my film queue. Film Review: Detropia
: amazing composite photographs of contemporary San Francisco and scenes from its famous earthquake. 1906 + Today: The Earthquake Blend
: an in-depth exploration of a fascinating neighborhood in Brooklyn. Lavender Lake: The Gowanus Canal
: a critique of urban development in China. Unlivable Cities
: the answer is “maybe.” Are Boomers the Reason Urban Rents Are Rising?
Mikell Fine Iles is a designer originally from San Francisco, now based in Brooklyn, who has created a series of infographics entitled , comparing various characteristics of the large urban parks he has visited. The Parks of the World
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 |
We haven’t done much client work over the past couple of years, focusing instead on the product side of things. But, a sister isn’t just
any client, and her wedding called for a very special invitation design by Michael featuring San Francisco spots meaningful to the couple, printed by Worthington, OH-based Igloo Letterpress. The Del Mar wedding was actually the impetus for our Great American Road Trip.
: the best part is that the Paint Building Next Project in OTR Transformation Cincinnati Color Company sign is staying put.
: waah, complaining about signs of urban vitality in downtown Cincinnati. Dear Downtown
: a Clevelander’s perspective on pretty much the same phenomenon. Cincinnati Fights Its Way Back into Hearts of Hip and Trendy
: an update on Cincinnati’s amazing Signs of Progress Light Up Museum’s New Home American Sign Museum [grand reopening scheduled for 23 June].
: Soviet Nuclear Submarine Base, Balaklava Chris Glass checks out some crazy sights.
: a fascinating peek at 1954 San Francisco. Miracle Mile, 1954 Style
: amazing eye candy from Letters from Neon: Scripts New York Neon.
June 8, 2012
balaklava, cincinnati, cleveland, downtown, ghost sign, new york city, over-the-rhine, san francisco, sign, typography, urban life |
: Smale Riverfront Park 5chw4r7z checks out a brand new park in downtown Cincinnati.
: One Year We Heart OTR recount their year in the neighborhood, including our seed bomb workshop at the CAC last summer.
: a summary of what we’ve been up to. VisuaLingual’s Seed Bomb Biz Blooms
: Etsy Finds: Eco-Friendly Goodness Bijou Bride likes our personalized seed bomb favors.
: San Francisco’s newest public space is a parklet [parking space-turned-mini park] at 2410 California St. The Fillmore Stoop Is Unveiled
: “whether it is the Beehive of Industry, the Renaissance City, or the Creative Capital,” the identity of Providence has been shifting since 1636. Providence: The Rust Belt’s Most Northeasterly Point?
: amazing photos from the 1950s. A Photographer Captures Times Square in Color
Brooklyn Superhero Supply Co. store is part of the 826 National network of writing and tutoring centers. It’s located in Park Slope at 372 5th Ave. and offers invisible products, capes, secret identity kits, x-ray glasses, and even intelligence in a can [a bargain at just $12.99!].