Paths and Nodes: Cincinnati: nice time lapse of Cincinnati views, and an homage to The Image of the City by Kevin Lynch.

The Places We’ve Been: Acute Designs likes our Over-the-Rhine Building Footprint serigraph.

3 Quick Tips for Making Money with Your Handmade or Etsy Biz: aww, we’re an example of standing out from the pack. Thanks so much!

Suburban Kansas Dream: Museum of Suburbia: if all goes well, a crazy museum is coming to Overland Park.

Unter Fenstern Zeichen: beautiful signage in Vienna.

Bricks of Ohio: exactly what you think it is.

15 Beloved Street Art Photos: a fun roundup.



Late Night Rambles: recycleD bin is basing some of the forms in her final school project on our OTR Anagram print. Now that’s a first!

The Demolition of the Friars’ Club: amazing murals inside the old Friars’ Club Ohio on Ave. and McMillian St. in Clifton Heights, captured by Abandoned.

ReImagine Rural: a blog for rural residents who want to be a part of building a new future for their communities.

The Ikea Phenomenon: an exhibit on view at the Vienna Furniture Museum, covering 50 years of Sweden’s revolutionizing flat-pack furniture.

Suspicious Fire at Coney Island Arcade Building: is this foul play, or just an accident a couple of weeks before the start of the season?

Shepard Fairey Mural Must Be Torn Down, City Says: d’oh, NYC’s Department of Buildings has deemed Fairey’s mural an advertisement for his concurrent exhibit, on an illegal structure, no less.

Clayton on the Wall: Jeremiah’s Vanishing New York talks to photographer Clayton Patterson about LES graffiti.

Land Carpets by Florian Pucher

Land Carpet by Florian Pucher

Florian Pucher was born and raised in Vienna and is now living in China. He studied architecture in Vienna under Zaha Hadid, the architect behind Cincinnati’s own Contemporary Arts Center. Pucher’s recent project is a line of area rugs based on satellite photographs of different kinds of landscapes, from the lush tulip fields of the Netherlands to the sands of Africa.
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Policemen Around the World by Richard Erdoes

Policemen around the World by Richard Erdoes

With yesterday’s post about surveillance as a jumping-off point, here are some illustrations by Richard Erdoes from his children’s book Policemen around the World, circa 1967. Erdoes was born in Vienna and emigrated to the US. In addition to several children’s books, he did a lot of editorial illustration work for LIFE magazine.
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