Monthly Archives: December 2014

NPR : The Book

A few months back the Little Berlin Gallery in Philadelphia hosted a show of Texas-based artist Kevin McNamee-Tweed’s hilarious fictional book covers. Each of the pieces, done in watercolor, ink and gouache, offers a humorous take on contemporary publishing in … Continue reading

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The New York Project

There’s no ambiguity about New York City; you either love it or you hate it. Photographer Pavel Tenyakov clearly falls into the amorous category. His wonderful time-lapse video The New York Project will have even the haters longing for a … Continue reading

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The Art of Reading

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New York City-based photographer Franck Bohbot has been wowing photography fans with his perceptive and atmospheric images of scenes around North America. But bibliophiles will want to actively follow his ongoing project called House of Books. This pared down series … Continue reading

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Ye Old Transit Map

Londoners think that I’m mad, but I’m a big fan of the London Tube system and an even bigger fan of Tube maps. I get a kick out of the clever boots who create their own versions of the iconic … Continue reading

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A Holiday Trip To The Moon

This year’s holiday light display in central Madrid is designed to take spectators on a visual trip to the moon as they walk or ride along the Gran Via. Created by Brut Deluxe Studio, the repeating motif is a sequence … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas


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Budapest Christmas

For the second year, Hello Wood, an art/architecture/design project, has built a special Christmas tree in the heart of Budapest near Deák tér. Constructed of 5,000 pieces of firewood, and illuminated by specially designed lighting from Philips Hungary, the impressive … Continue reading

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Get On Board The Holiday Train

The Chicago Transit Authority is getting into the holiday spirit again this year with the wildly popular Holiday Train!.  Santa and his elves  ride the train passing out candy canes and season’s greetings. The spectacular train is an amazing sight – during … Continue reading

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Holiday Book Guide

Are you having trouble choosing last minute book gifts ? Well the New York Public Library has created a Holiday Book List Generator to help you out. The app covers a wide range of subjects: Architecture, Cooking, Dance, Gardening, Music, … Continue reading

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