Have you heard of Larkin Poe? If you haven’t, you will soon, because this folk rock duo from Atlanta is poised to hit the big time! We were really honored to design and produce 300 custom seed bombs for their recent promotional event.
Ohio Fall Color Report: a very cool tool.
deTour to Manhattan Society Queen’s Court: architectural grandeur and eye candy in Lexington.
Atlanta for Design Lovers: adding Atlanta to my bucket list.
1937 Flood Collection: the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County examines a “the impact of the flood through photographs, scrapbooks, diary entries, and other documents” [it’s a wiki, so you can add your own].
Lake City Lake: the simplest map ever depicts Madison, WI.
Return to Atlanta: Zeus is rephotographing the same ATL sights he originally captured two decades ago.
Sign Language: more ghost sign love.
Envisat’s Breathtaking Photos of Earth from Space: just that; wow.
Mercer Commons Design Gets Thumbs Down: the struggle to add appropriate infill to the historic Over-the-Rhine neighborhood in Cincinnati.
What’s Your State Good at?: Ohio “currently ranks first in the production of Swiss cheese.” Who knew?
It’s a Google Streetmap of History: How Our Famous Landmarks Looked Up to 170 Years Ago: British streetscapes, now and then.
A Hope VI Gallery: examples from Pittsburgh, Baltimore, Atlanta, Seattle, Philadelphia, Knoxville, Portland, San Francisco, and St. Louis.
Swedish Treehouse Hotel Imitates Shapes Both Real and Imagined: bizarre but respectful architecture suspended among trees in the Swedish village of Hrads.
Charlotte-based designer Nikki Mueller runs a one-woman show at Not Made in China, a studio that creates and produces buttons, mirrors, magnets, totes, t-shirts, and prints with a sense of humor. Originally from Oceanside, CA, Nikki both loves her current home in the South and lightheartedly makes fun of it. As an expat myself, I can definitely appreciate this!
Bringing Past, Present and Future Into Focus: looking at cities through smartphone apps.
This post could be called Our Friends in Far-Flung Places Have an Almost Infinite Capacity to Humor My Ridiculous Requests. When I asked people we know to stop by their local Anthropologie stores and take photos of the seed bomb displays, I got replies from all over the US! Above is what we saw at our local Anthropologie here in Cincinnati.
Enjoy Your Weekend: local shopping, a live Nativity scene, carriage rides, and Cajun music this weekend, but let’s not forget that Hanukkah starts at sunset tonight!
The Evolution of the College Dorm: fascinating slideshow.
Green-Wood Discovery: the Brooklyn cemetery has a blog!
Domosfera: cool Polish decor rag.