Just down the street from the New York Times HQ is this massive ghost sign for a travel agency called P-something. Sea, air, and then places: Las Vegas, LA, Mexico, Miami, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, Bermuda, Bahamas, Mediterranean, Middle East, and Greek Island Cruises. Do travel agents even exist anymore?
Guin and Eric recently got married in Las Vegas, and a photo of the seed bomb favors we’d created for their guests appears in the Best in Swag roundup in the Jan/Feb 2014 issue of Destination Weddings & Honeymoons Magazine. Continue reading →
2012 was an awesome year for us: VL work kept us busy, but we were able to take a few amazing trips. The Great American Road Trip was the highlight of the year, and it took us from Cincinnati through the Southwest, and all the way to San Diego. On the way, we camped in Joshua Tree National Park. Mind blown, and self humbled. Continue reading →
Plenty of artists use books in their work or create maps as their practice. London-born, Oregon-based Matthew Picton has found a way to do both by using books and other textual materials that reference a city in a moment in time. Above, London 1666 is constructed out of book covers for The Plague Years by Daniel Defoe. Continue reading →
The Fremont Street Experience in downtown Las Vegas is the historical heart of that city, famous for its elaborate neon signs and lights which have earned it the nickname “Glitter Gulch.” It’s been closed to vehicular traffic since 1994, and the pedestrian mall now features an LED-covered covered canopy. Continue reading →
Las Vegas is in a constant state of rebirth, so there are ghost signs next to construction sites next to brand-new buildings. Some businesses and city services just move down the street, and some ghost signs advertise demolished businesses, like the Ambassador East at 916 Fremont St. downtown. For more information, check out Classic Las Vegas.
This is specifically to the fine states of Missouri, Kansas, Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, California, Arizona, Texas, and Oklahoma — thank you all so much for your hospitality over the past couple of weeks. We had a fine time on your roads, from interstates to dirt roads to a bit of Route 66. Your natural wonders are amazing, and your cities are as varied as your terrain. We’ll definitely be back, though we probably won’t visit all of you again. Continue reading →
Photographer James Reeve was born in London and now lives in Marseille. His series Lightscapes Project explores the landscape at night, focusing on graphic patterns of light in lieu of architecture and infrastructure, in cities including London, Las Vegas and Los Angeles. Continue reading →