Rear Window: Director- Alfred Hitchcock, Starring James Stewart and Grace Kelly. A housebound photographer carefully watches the going-ons from his rear window. It was the largest indoor set at the time and Hitchcock directed the entire film from the photographers (Stewart’s) apartment.
This was stitched together by Jeff Desom – he made a panoramic image from different shots from the movie. Check out this link to see how he did it.
Movie Poster by Saul Bass
Below, a picture of Hiroshima post-atomic bomb and a report on similar damages in Nagasaki.
Afterwards, the United States funded more programs to create “better” weapons.
I went to Chapel Hill for the Bowerbirds album release show at Cat’s Cradle (whose layout has changed significantly since the last time I was there). The music was beautiful and it was great seeing friends and neighbors in the crowd and on stage. The Clearing, their 3rd album, is much more powerful than their previous albums, has been well received and I highly suggest checking them out.
Tuck the Darkness In
Now We Hurry On
Axis Maps have created fantastic typographic maps for select cities. Each street, beach, body of water, park and hospital area is made of it’s respective name in various sized fonts. They are based out of Wisconsin but have quickly spread into 4 new locations.
Continue reading “Type-Cartography”
A single-issue voter is not voting in the interest of the nation.
However, I may be a double-issue voter for the 2012 presidential election:
[plus, he loves the Tarheels]
too cool: orthodox grips, suits, ties, shades.
Perhaps we could endeavor to teach our future the following:
- How to focus intently on a problem until it’s solved.
- The benefit of postponing short-term satisfaction in exchange for long-term success.
- How to read critically.
- The power of being able to lead groups of peers without receiving clear delegated authority.
- An understanding of the extraordinary power of the scientific method, in just about any situation or endeavor.
- How to persuasively present ideas in multiple forms, especially in writing and before a group.
- Project management. Self-management and the management of ideas, projects and people.
- Personal finance. Understanding the truth about money and debt and leverage.
- An insatiable desire (and the ability) to learn more. Forever.
- Most of all, the self-reliance that comes from understanding that relentless hard work can be applied to solve problems worth solving.
— from Seth Godin