Wonderful mural of faces along the wall under the Sunset Boulevard bridge spanning Glendale Blvd. near the Echoplex in Echo Park, in Los Angeles. We were there last night to see the band Deerhoof play a show.


Davos, Switzerland, is a famous Alpine resort town now better known globally for being the site of the annual World Economic Forum than for its ski slopes and chalet.  The WEF takes place this week, from January 26-30. In reading recent news about the event and town of Davos itself,Continue Reading

Multiple stencils of hip-hop supa-dupa-star producer and rapper Kanye West on the protective wood lamp post hoarding in Nolita, in downtown New York City. “Diddy Sucks” (a reference to music mogul P. Diddy, a.k.a. Puff Daddy, a.k.a. Sean Combs) and “You Would” are written next the image of Kanye. TooContinue Reading

We landed in snow at John F. Kennedy International Airport just after another massive blizzard hit New York City. The JFK runways and tarmac were blanketed in snowfall, which made for a high-contrast backdrop for all the planes and other vehicles and their colorful logos. The logo for this CargoluxContinue Reading

Wonderful, bright light on a winter afternoon at the wonderful, bright vintage-modern De Jaren Cafe in Amsterdam, one of our favorite places for killing a couple of hours reading over a coffee or beer.

Along with the Sartorialist, the Style Rookie is another of our favorite go-to style blogs. Also known as “the New Girl in Town,” the site is written by 13-year-old Tavi Gevinson, who in a couple of years went from obscurity to becoming an influential voice in global style, invited toContinue Reading

We recently unlocked the Foursquare Fresh Brew badge. It was a pleasant surprise. But what we found even more pleasant was the badge design itself, which is elegant in its simplicity. Good stuff.  (BTW, we unlocked the badge while checking in at Intelligentsia Coffee at Sunset Junction in Silver Lake,Continue Reading

The man and photographer behind one of our favorite blogs, The Sartorialist, is profiled in this short-form documentary video, part of Intel’s Visual Life series.

Dangerbird Records office and the landmark Pablove Foundation’s “PabLove One Another” mural on Sunset Boulevard  in Silverlake, in Los Angeles.

Our Global Graphica friend and all-round creative force of goodness,  Richard, sent us this pic from the road and it put a massive smile on our face: The “Meat Without Feet” truck somewhere in the wilds of greater New York City suburbia (quite possibly Conneticut). Clever touch of marketing. LOVEContinue Reading

Love the logo and design of this Jupiler beer coaster we found in Amsterdam. Jupiler is a massively popular Belgian lager widely available in Belgium’s neighbor, the Netherlands.

Robot graffiti drawn in red ink in a cafe bathroom stall in Amsterdam’s Nine Streets / Jordaan neighborhood.

Select shots of life-size letters sculpture of the “I Amsterdam” logo and slogan in Museumplein park next to the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam, Holland.