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concert stage for Blondie tour 2017.

The bee-themed video backdrop is adapted from their Pollinator album art by World-renowned street artist and graphic designer Shepard Fairey. Fairey created the iconic “HOPE” portrait for Barack Obama’s 2008 presidential campaign.

Debbie Harry, a fledgling beekeeper herself, appeared onstage in a honey bee headband and a full-length cape which said “STOP FUCKING THE PLANET”. The costume was designed as a statement about protecting the dwindling bee population and the environment.

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love is…

love is love

check out this beautiful spray can typography, 23rd st, nyc.

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no stone unturned

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stumbled upon this tiny family cemetery in the center of Bowman Orchids in apple country, upstate New York.

This is the Shepherd family cemetery located in the center of the Bowman Orchids, Wexford, NY. Bowman Orchards was originally owned by Elizabeth Shepherd and her family back in the 1800’s. Elizabeth Shepherd was the sister of John Macintosh, the man whom the Macintosh apple is named after.

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new work!

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new magazine: “CELEBRATE!

check out more work (and full credits) here

check out more about me here

check out my (somewhat silly and somewhat artistic) Tumblr here

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yes, we won!

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We won another award!

We won a MIN Editorial and Design Award for Photography for “Yes, Italian!” (sept/oct ’17), shown above, as well as an Honorable Mention for Editorial: Instructional for “Happy as a Clambake” (jul/aug ’17) and an Honorable Mention for Editorial: Multimedia Feature: Print and Digital for “See Me Now” (may/june ’17).

Congratulations to the whole team!

Full credits (& more work) here

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a walk in the park

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i discovered this striking typography on an early morning walk through an industrial park by the Boston waterfront: beautiful 10-foot high letters precision cut out of chain-link fence, wired to a chain link fence.

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the matrix reloaded

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my commuter train platform has finally reopened after renovations, but now the dot matrix typography on the information displays has weird, nonsensical, thick and thin strokes.

huh.

more dot matrix typography here

 

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