Archive for March, 2015

Correct Type

This is a great resource with lots of practical typographic information. To keep this post in line with photography, here’s some type in a photograph:

make it blue

The NYLMA held a panel on Visual Differentiation yesterday that was very well attended. Andy Edelstein moderated the panel, which comprised Janet Odgis (Odgis + Co), Fred Loessel (Debevoise & Plimpton) and Gerben Hooykaas (JP Morgan Chase). The panel started off with a rather hilarious look at how blue is so prevalent in legal marketing; […]

Random note: Potterton Books

This morning I was early for a meeting. Very early. I circled the block a couple of times before deciding I’d just kill time sitting with a cup of coffee at the coffee shop where the meeting was going to be. Upon entering the building, my eyes locked onto the word “books.” Yea! A bookstore. […]

That woman’s like a rocket

daily_up friend Mika Yoshitake was written up on Artnet as one of 25 female curators on the rise. Congratulations, Mika.

Bill Jay’s Textstrips

Bill Jay’s pithy End Notes in each issue of Lenswork were always a joy to read. I had forgotten how much I enjoyed them until I picked up a digital copy of Lenswork #83, which is devoted to Jay’s writing. (A post at The Online Photographer linked to it, and I clicked dutifully.) Only a […]

Chiseled Spam / This Ain’t Stock

Twentieth Century Fox is promoting an upcoming film, Unfinished Business. Vince Vaughn, Tom Wilkinson and Dave Franco all star in the movie about the “best business trip ever.” It’ll likely be the kind of trashy sophomoric humor I enjoy–at least for one viewing. This post isn’t about the movie, though. It’s about one facet of […]

There’s no history. I don’t even have archives, myself. I keep nothing. What I like is to do — not the fact that I did. It doesn’t excite me at all. When people start to think that what they did in the past is perhaps even better than what they do now, they should stop. […]