Archive for 2006

a penny for your font

Sunday, November 12th, 2006

great design in a retail window, somewhere in Portland.

Modern Ruins

Thursday, August 10th, 2006

Tom Kirsch ventures out with his camera and usually strays well off the beaten path to capture some modern day ruins. Beautiful photographs with just the right amount of context. Lots to explore at his website :

(below: photograph from his gallery of the Hellingly Asylum)

best “closed” sign ever

Wednesday, June 7th, 2006

Courtesy of my favorite donut shop down the street:


form + function

Monday, March 6th, 2006

There’s no need for a tourist map in Seattle. Just wander over to the nearest manhole cover to get your bearings.


Steal steel & concrete

Saturday, March 4th, 2006

Beautiful typography for this store’s signage. It was inlaid into the concrete just outside the little gift-shop entrance. Good thing too… or I might’ve walked off with the tastey script.



Saturday, March 4th, 2006


Powers of Persuasion

Saturday, March 4th, 2006

I think the owners of this donut stall were catholic.