I like art, so I built a single-serving art gallery that features local artists and hung it on the fence outside my house. [more inside]
Released in 2010, Michael Hess' book Bingo And Social Club collected together his photographs taken in UK bingo halls. It is a rare social document, little else out there records daily life in the UK's retail halls in the same sort of depth. I contacted Michael to commission him to do a new set of photos for the brand new photography section at the site, charting the differences five years on from when he shot the photos for his book. The result is this collection of striking images, warm character portraits and architectural views, charting the people and places of UK retail bingo in April 2013. It's an eye-catching look inside the normally secretive world of the UK land based clubs, and the first in a series of original photographic shoots arranged as part of the growing archive of retail club material at the site.
I've put up a good selection of my work from the past 5 years and I've totally integrated with fotomoto.com the awesome service that allows you to buy a print directly from the web. I'm excited to share these wonderful photos of the people and the places I love. Please check it out and if you really like something, its exceptionally reasonably priced. Thanks!
I am a developer in the e-commerce world and I often found myself looking for design patterns of common interface elements on e-commerce stores. I had screenshots of add to cart buttons, color/size pickers, and checkout forms but I had no where to share them. I built this gallery site to share individual elements that I think are inspirational or worthy of reference and I hope it can be a useful resource to other designers, developers, and information architects. [more inside]
Last month, I finished designing a new website for an art gallery and radio station in NYC: Art International Radio (formerly known as WPS1). We've got and oodles oodles of rare and interesting content, interviews, music shows, recordings, performances. Listen to an interview about Fururist noise music boxes called the Intonarumori, or an interview with Jim Jarmusch, Gregg Araki, or Michel Gondry. Listen to Genesis P-Orridge ruminate on life and art, or tune into the latest interviews from the Brooklyn Rail. We've acquired some historic audio tapes, and am digitizing them in the process, so that you can listen to Allen Ginsberg (and his father!) talk together. There's music, too: Listen to a curated show on Minimalist music, a recording of a chiptunes/NES-driven performance, some really great disco/house mixes, a curated selection of contemporary Brazilian music (expect bossa nova!), or a wonderfully John Peel-inspired indie rock show. If you want something more experimental, then you can listen to a series of short radio micro-compositions, cassette-tape-generated noise, industrial percussion music performances. --- And if you're overwhelmed, check out the AIR stream, and just sit back and listen... [more inside]
In the course of one day, photograph all of the examples of design that you notice, good, bad, or ugly. I'm especially interested in where you are from vs. where you are at the moment. Are you local? Is this design you grew up with or is it new to you? What does the design say to you? [more inside]
Tumblelog of dreamlike snippets with the help of Globe Genie and Google Streetview. Currently doing European scenes, will branch out as more of the world becomes visible.