An architecture firm in Montevideo, Uruguay is building the worlds first memorial to the global COVID-19 pandemic. The firm is GomezPlatero. Their vision is for a memorial located on the waterfront of a major urban area that serves as both a monument and a large pubic space. Rendering of the
Sage-and-cheddar croissant with a sprinkle of black sesame seeds and paired with an almond-milk cappuccino at The Boy and The Bear Coffee roastery and cafe in Redondo Beach, Los Angeles. It was exceptionally good.
Do you ever see something really yummy when you’re hungry and get “hangry”? “Yes,” you say? Yes, you do? We knew it! Sometimes we do, too. Often times it’s while we’re hard at work at our office, super busy with barely a moment to spare between meetings to even think
Here’s another one of these abstract, geometric murals by the artist Berto, who usually signs his work “LoveBerto.” His massive street-art works seem to be everywhere in Los Angeles, though his work can be found all over the world, including in New York, Berlin and in Sydney, Australia, where he
This dumpster at a popular beach in Southern California is covered with graffiti and stickers. The meaning of the graffiti is incomprehensible for most people, but for hardcore surfers familiar with this, it can be read as a signpost identifying a specific surf break amid the string of surf spots
The plant-covered structure pictured here take the term “green building” to another level. The tower is one among several buildings that comprise The Row, a recent mixed-use, commercial urban re-development project that turned the former American Apparel factory and its surrounding area into a contemporary, walkable retail-dining-office complex on the
We recently went to see a small but formidable collection of mostly paintings and some sculptural artwork by the iconic abstract-minimalist painter Frank Stella on view at the BCAM at LACMA in Los Angeles.
And here’s another one, this one one of Frank Stella’s iconic minimal masterpieces.
And here are some more Frank Stella paintings at LACMA in Los Angeles.
We’ve stumbled upon a new obsession the past few months. This in addition to those our other obsessions regular readers may be familiar with: Surfing and espresso. What is this new vice? It’s a Japanese reality television show called Terrace House. You may have heard of Terrace House. If you
The short film “Multiverse” by Hiroshi Kondo is a mesmerizing visual document of the overwhelming scooter traffic in Taipei. The ubiquitous scooter is a staple, minimal and inexpensive mode of motorized transport in Taiwan’s capital. But the low-wattage aesthetic of a basic scooter becomes a deafening chorus when multiplied to
Seriously, it took a while, but here it is, the new website of the esteemed Los Angeles County Museum of Art, a.k.a., LACMA, the crown jewel of the L.A. art world. It’s a much-improved site. The obvious biggest change is its design. Yhe user-interface ( UI ) design and its