Monthly Archives: November 2016

Two Travelers

Like millions of Leonard Cohen fans around the world I have been mourning the passing of the legendary poet, singer, songwriter, and novelist. We can only console ourselves with the extraordinary body of work that he has left us. The … Continue reading

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Vive la France

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Islands of Sanity

If you are planning a visit to the United States after January 20, 2017, please consider using the map above to set your itinerary. You may miss out on some of the most spectacular sights and landscape, but at least … Continue reading

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A centennial worth celebrating

A disparate group of hugely talented artists, designers, and typographers have joined together to for the Type Hike project, which has created unique poster art to celebrate the U.S. National Park Service centennial. The group is donation 100% of Type Hike profits to the … Continue reading

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What Goes Well With A Dry White

Italian winery Matteo Correggia has teamed up with designers Reverse Innovation to add short stories to wine bottles. This new line of wine is called Librottiglia. Each bottle of wine in the collection is paired with a short story that is … Continue reading

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Underground Design

h/t to follower Evan Smythe for this post During the 1930s, London Transport’s first chief executive, Frank Pick, commissioned radical new designs for the system’s Underground stations, the famous Johnston typeface, and the iconic roundel. To mark the 75th anniversary … Continue reading

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City of a Million Bikes

In my ongoing promotion of print travel guidebooks, I’m happy to recommend the new Carl Goes Amsterdam guide. You may remember previous posts here on Carl Goes London and Carl Goes Berlin.This quirky series focuses on travel for creative types and modern urban nomads who … Continue reading

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A Month of Sundays

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Natural Drama (for a change)

After days of political drama, high anxiety, and little sleep, I need some good old natural drama. Thank you Yannick Calonge for this amazing aerial footage of Iceland. Serendipitously, we were in country at the same time this September.

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Don’t Give Up, Read Up

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