VisuaLingual 2014 Gift Guide

VisuaLingual 2014 Gift Guide

It’s time for the annual VL Gift Guide and, as always, the focus is on the talented independent designers whose work we admire, including friends from Crafty Supermarket and a few cool peeps we met at Signature Mix in NYC earlier this year.
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Elsewhere

UC Professor’s Project Is Labor of Love: tonight in the DeSales Corner parking lot, a free screening of films about some residents of Walnut Hills, Cincinnati.

The 2014 Letterpress Trail, Part One: we met Chicago-based Starshaped Press at Signature Mix earlier this year; last week, the crew visited Nashville and Cincinnati.

Giant Robot Returns to Downtown Cincinnati: Nam June Paik’s Metrobot returns on 10 Sep 2014!

Gentrification, Inc.: if you’d like to know how the machine operates, read this.

Baltimore Gets a Giant Bus Stop Shaped Like the Word ‘Bus’: exactly what the title says, and the results are pretty awesome.

New York Has Nine Starbucks for Every Square Mile in Manhattan: you don’t even have to read the article, just the title.

Impressive Photos of the Detroit Masonic Temple: apparently it’s the largest in the world.

Elsewhere

Washington Park Fountain Will Have Interactive Music Feature: high-tech craziness is coming to Over-the-Rhine’s Washington Park.

Northside Map of Awesomeness: my friend Chris is behind this awesomeness.

Scenic Clifton Mill for the Holidays: an update on the annual Christmas display at the Clifton Mill.

NYC Misses Me Like Earl: 5chw4r7z opines about the High Line.

Idea Hatchery Brings Small Businesses Out of Their Shells: a cool project in Nashville.

Michigan to Wisconsin: Don’t Steal Our Mitten: “Wisconsin is the left mitten. Michigan is the right mitten. Even children know that one mitten doesn’t cut it when it comes to Midwest winters.” True dat.

The United States of Shame Chart: Ohio is the “nerdiest state claim based on highest number of library visits per capita (6.9),” which actually seems like a point of pride to me.