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Comments (7) Posted 06.05.10 | PERMALINK | PRINT

Eric Baker

Today, 06.05.10



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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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A particularly diverse and provocative group! Thanks!
David Lorczak
06.05.10 at 03:03

re : Try for a free talent test; check the picture you prefer.

B : off center; vase partially obscured by and therefore obsuring edge of head; furniture top going through same head...
and my preference.

suspect I flunked.
John McVey
06.06.10 at 07:50

May you never run out of great stuff!
pat Taylor
06.06.10 at 11:03

That Great Escape poster is freaking AWESOME!!!

VR/

p.s. And whatever "Nuit De La Publicite" means… sign me up!
Joe Moran
06.07.10 at 10:52

Really lovely Banco poster - one of the rare times I have seen this font actually look good...
Owen
06.08.10 at 04:16

Rocketship source, because I am a nerd:

http://www.torpedo-emscher.de/wr/union/rakete/img/tintin_rocket10_.jpg
Patrick
06.09.10 at 10:14

Sorry I didn't mention, but it's from a Tintin book, Destination Moon.
Patrick
06.09.10 at 10:16



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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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