September 29, 2007 § 1 Comment
September 24, 2007 § 2 Comments
gehry’s stata center in boston didn’t disappoint.
disney in los angelo is more striking.
maybe i need to skip over to bilbao?
September 19, 2007 § Leave a comment
São Paulo Bans Outdoor Ads in Fight Against Pollution
September 16, 2007
PHOTO CREDIT: Tony de Marcos
In January, the city of São Paulo, Brazil, enacted a ban on virtually all outdoor advertising. Billboards, neon signs, and even buses and taxis have been wiped clean of advertisements in the municipality, the world’s fourth largest. According to Mayor Gilberto Kassab, the so-called “Clean City Law” arose from a need to address rising pollution of all kinds, including air, water, and noise. “We decided that we should start combating pollution with the most conspicuous sector–visual pollution,” he was reported as saying.
September 14, 2007 § Leave a comment
I’m finally going to see tonights screening of Helvetica with Gary Hustwit and Tobias Frere-Jones (/or Michael Bierut?)
Helvetica is a feature-length independent film about typography, graphic design and global visual culture.