In an ongoing series of posts we’re chronicling some of the evidence we encounter in daily life of the COVID-19 coronavirus and the unusual “new normal” circumstances we find ourselves in due to the pandemic quarantine. Pictured above are “social distancing” chalk markings on the sidewalk where customers wait inContinue Reading

We’re now officially in Month Two of stay-at-home, social-distanced working-from-home (WFH), and self-quarantine here at Global Graphica HQ in Los Angeles due to the COVID19 coronavirus pandemic. To be more specific, we’re in Week Five. We actually marked the start of Week Five last Thursday around 1:00pm. That’s when aContinue Reading

Artist Ed Ruscha has a deep and longstanding relationship with the city of Los Angeles. It’s where he studied art. It’s where he’s made his art and career. An dit’s home. His body of work reflects L.A., at times literally and directly, and other times obliquely, with a nod andContinue Reading

The Washington Post has published an “Illustrated Encyclopedia of Sleeping Positions on a Plane” on its website. The article does a good job of breaking down all the ways passengers (at least those flying in economy class) try to snooze in their seats. Each position is explained and illustrated inContinue Reading

The world was sad to see the news earlier this week that artist John Baldesarri had passed away last week. As reported by the New York Times, he died at his home in the Los Angeles neighborhood of Venice last January 2. Baldesarri was a figurative and literal giant ofContinue Reading

There’s a certain European “interiors” publication has made a unique design for the spine of each issue of its magazine. Regular visitors to this site can probably guess the name of that magazine. It’s the Italian-Spanish design and interior decor magazine Apartamento (pictured above). It’s what was called in theContinue Reading