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Comments (11) Posted 10.11.08 | PERMALINK | PRINT

Eric Baker

Today, 10.11.08



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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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Was hoping this would happen. Look forward to more. VR/
Joe Moran
10.11.08 at 10:15

COOL!
pat Taylor
10.11.08 at 10:55

oooh, this is going to be addictive, i can tell already....
Gong Szeto
10.11.08 at 11:15

Time to buy another hard drive for my slide show vault - thank you Eric! HMK
Henry Michael Karshis
10.11.08 at 06:43

Just a recommendation, i think this would work better as a feed in one of your side columns, rather than as a featured special post.
backseat driver.
10.11.08 at 10:00

I love it...great inspiration
Steinkamp
10.12.08 at 09:38

As a visual-spacial person, please don't relegate the "Today" feature -- if it's going to be one -- to the backwaters of plain-text, with "links" RSS.

The fun is/are the images. VR/
Joe Moran
10.12.08 at 06:46

Yay! I'm so stoked about this! I hope it keeps up!
monostereo
10.13.08 at 11:11

I was so hoping this was the beginning of a regular feature. Thank you for not disappointing me. This is such an inspirational way to begin the visual day.
Atherton Bartelby
10.14.08 at 02:13

Great, but Ffffound
Peter Sjöberg
10.20.08 at 09:20

One of the best (and most creative) collection of images seen till now on this blog. Funny and interesting at the same time. May a suggest an entire set of full figure bras for the beautiful woman in the 6th picture? :D

Again, wonderful pictures!
Roberto Green
06.25.11 at 04:48


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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

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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