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

In what was once an old, small two-story house next to the elevated train tracks in Tokyo’s Naka-Meguro lives Onibus Coffee. The old house has been renovated. The first floor is where they make the coffee, the second floor is small seating area. It’s a contemporary space that retains remnantsContinue Reading