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Comments (6) Posted 07.10.10 | PERMALINK | PRINT

Eric Baker

Today, 07.10.10



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TODAY is a weekly jewel box of seemingly random, yet thoughtfully selected, images. At times tender, wicked, nostalgic, amusing, and dazzling, each edition is presented without narration, editing or explanation by its author, designer Eric Baker. "It all began as a goof. One day I sent a good friend about 50 random pictures of cheese. I don't know why, but to me cheese is funny, perhaps it is the word itself and its various connotations. Eventually I began looking closer, or should I say broader at 'things'. Things lost on the fringes...ordinary, odd, beautiful things. Esoteric images, old diagrams, typography, cartography — visions of a once promising but now extinct future."

Editor's Note: All images link to their original source and are copyright their original owners.
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Hi Eric,

Thanks for pulling from my Flickr collections... I really like your site and it's an honor to share with you.

All good wishes, --Christian
Christian Montone
07.10.10 at 06:03

I like your work, so i don't know all detail, so i really like. Policy so i know a basic few thing, is always close be same. So, sir i'm gonna stay polite and all regular rule, you know what i mean.
See, i wait some new and wish have more time and patience to enjoy this wonderful nice web page.
Francis A.
Francis Auclair
07.11.10 at 04:36

Wow. Love "we pay the freight".

A Canadian shopping institution -- Eaton's -- sold mail-order houses from 1905 to 1952. Looks like Eaton's used the same manufacturer as the one shown.

http://canadianhistory.suite101.com/article.cfm/mailorder_a_home

gem
07.12.10 at 12:31

can you say Almodovar?
Ben
07.12.10 at 06:13

Ever watch the Venture Brothers tv show? They do quite a bit with vintage furniture and house design, just for kicks.
Hank
07.12.10 at 09:47

Are you kidding? Free plastic arm protectors with SCOPE!
you got yourself a deal!
Peter
07.15.10 at 06:48


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Eric Baker is a designer, author, adjunct professor of graphic design at the School of Visual Arts in New York and a two-time recipient of the National Endowment for the Arts Design Grant for his independent design history projects.
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