WEEKLY EMAIL: DECEMBER 04, 2009
Holiday Gifts from Design Observer
TODAY holiday cards curated by Eric Baker and produced by Mohawk Fine Papers. Eight images. Two colors, red and green. Sixteen cards and envelopes. $20.00. All available through Felt&Wire.
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FEATURED THIS WEEK : ERIC BAKER
Here are Today's images. This week, we are previewing a special collection of holiday images, curated by the Eric Baker, which are simultaneously available as holiday cards, produced by Mohawk Fine Papers. Eight images. Two colors, red and green. Sixteen cards and envelopes. $20.00. All available through Felt&Wire.
FELICE C. FRANKEL, GEORGE M. WHITESIDES
We glance, and turn away without noticing. We don't ever really see, and then we forget what we have seen.
Few American magazines are agents of change. Most are chroniclers of their time and place — lightning rods, not lightning. Ramparts
magazine has been dead for almost two decades, but to look back at it, it stands out as one to remember.
WILLIAM DRENTTEL AND JON PIASECKI
The Stone River
project of Jon Piasecki casts stone construction as one of the most enduring traces of human activity. "Stone is hard and heavy. Any effort to quarry, cut and stack it is one that requires a powerful incentive, extensive planning and specialized skill. This work has often been done in the service of empire to advertise power. The masons of a particular culture shape and arrange stone and in so doing express cultural attitudes toward the land." A special report on this amazing craftsman and landscape architect, including a slideshow and a video.
Here are Today's images.
POEM OF THE WEEK
Ode To My Toaster, a poem by Allan Chochinov.
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