i still heart neckface
gehry’s stata center in boston didn’t disappoint.
disney in los angelo is more striking.
maybe i need to skip over to bilbao?
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.
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.
thanks david thompson for inspiring me to start a blog.
see his blog
my new imac is so pretty.
last night i walked the brooklyn bridge (as i did six years ago) – remembering all my wtc2 friends and colleagues. ending up at Pedros for cheap beer and good company.