We are working on a new blog…
Why? You may ask. Shouldn’t we be working on this one and focus on growing it? Well-that’s a fair point. That is also in the works, and we have some very interesting conversations scheduled with some cool folks that bring an edge to design. But that aside, let us give you a bit of background on what ELSE is going on….
A while ago, in “Quiet Time is Over” we announced that we are working on a new start-up. The new Blog that we are working on is for that….makes sense, right?
We are launching a new benefit company that will help showcase the works of artists and craftsmen and help give them a platform to display and sell their works. Now you may think that the internet provides plenty of opportunities to do that. Yes….but some of these guys are not technology savvy, and do not have the resources or skills to comprehensively market their product.
So WE will help them Curate and Quality Control their work, and finally help them bring it to a sale–sounds like fun? Yep! It is! It’s also a LOT of WORK!
Below is our “Photo Studio”-Using makeshift products to photograph some of the products. Then its Photoshop/Lightroom and finally it will make its way to the Blog (more on that soon).
Discovered the “shutter priority” setting on the camera recently. This came especially handy in taking evening shots of the 9/11 memorial. It is a wonderfully serene place. Congratulations to Michael Arad for the design of the memorial pools and the grounds around it. Overheard at the memorial…”I think whoever designed this think could never have imagined that it would look THIS beautiful”
And we agree.
As a follow up to the “Water Water Everywhere article“, we are happy to post a fabulous picture from New York based photographer Cornelis Verwaal. This picture is titled “Carefree” and is an example of children’s interaction with water at Columbus Circle fountains in New York.
We think this picture is so beautiful that it deserves its own post:
©2010 Cornelis Verwaal
For more of his breathtaking work, please visit his site here.
Jason Liebig has made it his passion to document cereal and other packaging boxes, soda cans etc. It is charming to see the old, discontinued patterns together. It is certainly not Art deco, but more pop culture-ish.
The colors and vibrancy of his images appeals to us, as does the concept behind his endeavor.
Thanks for sharing Jason.