In the attic of the Oslo National Academy of the Arts, a unique collection had been lying forgotten, untouched for more than 50 years. Consisting of graphic design journals, cases of metal and wood type, books, correspondences between world-famous designers, type catalogues and printing machines dating back to the last century, the collection is now on view in Norway. If you cannot make it to Oslo, be sure to check out the interactive website, which includes images and videos that flip through select books.
The ever-evolving snow business.
The Giant Gippsland is the world’s largest species of earthworms, reaching a maximum length of 9.8 ft.
A Toast Story by John Gravois
How did toast become the latest artisanal food craze? Ask a trivial question, get a profound, heartbreaking answer.
photo via Food GPS
DMOTE, REMIO and NORM in Hawaii for RVCAloha
A look through all the shades of automobiles at NAIAS 2014
Directed by Ewen Spencer
Reminiscing on the golden days of garage with MC Creed and Mike ‘Ruff Cut’ Lloyd.
25 Grams is a feature that culls pictures from some of our favorite instagram feeds.
Daniel Arnold is a New York-based photographer.
He can be followed on instagram at @arnold_daniel
For this installment of “Artist Eats,” we asked AJ Fosik to share his favorite place to eat. AJ was born and raised in Detroit, and now makes intricately designed wood animal sculptures and paintings, which intrigue and provoke.
“I like hot dogs,” AJ says. “The hot dog is egalitarian, quintessentially American and unlike it’s cousin the hamburger, it’s impossible to make a pretentious one. Here is a list of my favorite hot dog places (in no particular order) and what I order.”
Continue reading for his picks.
A photo series by Magda Biernat about Taiwan’s scantily-clad hustlers and the glass boxes they work out of.
A spirited human being
Alex Prager takes over both NYC locations of Lehmann Maupin for her show Face in the Crowd, while Alison Schulnik opens up a new solo exhibition at ZieherSmith, and Daze displays new work at TT Underground. Out in Portland, Alex Lukas and Bill McRight both have shows opening at Breeze Block Gallery.
After countless years of R&D, Burrito vending machines are a reality. For those lucky enough to be in LA, there’s one inside a Mobile gas station in West Hollywood at 8380 Santa Monica Blvd.. Named BurritoBox, this on-demand burrito dispenser is a dream come true for the impatient glutton that lies deep inside you.
4,000 + photos by Larry Clark from 1992 until 2010, all cleanly stacked in a wooden box under the watchful eye of gallery owner Leo Fitzpatrick. If you find one you like, pay $100 and it’s yours. A must see show on Lower East Side, open through January 10th at 208 Forsyth Street.
(note: some photos are explicit)