Thursday, 4 March 2021
Taschen History of Graphic Design
This is Volume 1 (of a two part survey) covering the years between 1890 and 1959. Taschen books is a curious enterprise developed around th...
Tuesday, 23 February 2021
Paris Métro 1931
Every decade in the first half of the 20th. century one or other of Europe’s colonial powers would mount an exhibition to celebrate and legi...
Wednesday, 10 February 2021
1959 Ford Galaxie
Throughout the 1950s, car designers in Detroit stretched and expanded their vehicles in all dimensions while applying ever more extravagant ...
Saturday, 30 January 2021
Reliance Building, Chicago
The Reliance Building in the Chicago Loop was constructed between 1891 and 1895 on the site of an existing five storey bank building at the ...
Tuesday, 26 January 2021
Postcard of the Day No.102 Mazamet, le Kiosque des Journaux
This is the sort of postcard I’m always looking out for - a modest building fully stocked with newspapers and magazines in a melancholy squa...
Tuesday, 19 January 2021
Bridges of Paris: 1 Viaduc d’Austerlitz
While most Paris Métro lines (with the notable exception of line 6) burrow underneath the Seine, line 5 crosses over the Seine between Quai ...
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