In the fifth post in this ongoing 7-Day Book Covers Challenge, we’ve selected the book “Fatale” by Jean Patrick Manchette. The cover of this classic 1970s crime-thriller by the late, great French novelist Jean Patrick Manchette is a photo of a slender, young fashionable woman confidently holding a hand gun.
This clip shows a high-resolution digital billboard in South Korea displaying an anamorphic-illusion video of a wave breaking in tank atop a building in COEX K-Pop Square in Seoul. “Wave” was created by DStrict, a Korean digital design agency based in the capital, and is said to be the world’s
The third installment in our 7-Day Book Covers Challenge is “Mutations.” This singular book was produced by groundbreaking Dutch “starchitect” Rem Koolhaas and the Harvard Project of the City. “Mutations” is a highly-visual survey and atlas of urbanization and architecture and its impacts as part of the hyper-accelerated growth of
Here’s the second post of our 7-Day Book Covers Challenge. The book is “Obey the Giant: Life in the Image World” by design critic Rick Poyner. His book is a collection of essays exploring aspects of design, contemporary visual culture and aesthetics in the 2000’s. The title is a reference
We keep stumbling upon discarded personal protective equipment in our neighborhood. Pictured here is yet another glove we found thrown out on the street. COVID-19 and the coronavirus quarantine have spawned many new behaviors and routines, as well as artifacts and detritus. It has thrown our daily lives off balance
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 in
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 a
Driving a motorcycle taxi in Nairobi is a competitive business. To stand out and lure fares, the taxi riders adorn their motorbikes or scooters, known as “boda boda,” in decorative thematic designs, colors and accessories. Recently they’ve started wearing elaborate costumes to match their bikes. The practice has taken off