Posts in the category education

georgia on my mind . . .

today, from coney island i was thinking about, among others, nathaniel lamonde and his family, the wnba atlanta dream team members, former president jimmy carter and the late dr. martin luther king jr. maybe it’s the right moment to sing along, karaoke style, with ray . . .
georgia on my mind, sung by […]

posted 6 January 2021

categories education, photos

frank was right . . .

there is more stupidity than hydrogen in the universe & it has a longer shelf life . . .
frank zappa
a mind is like a parachute, it doesn’t work if it’s closed . . .
frank zappa

frank vincent zappa * december 21, 1940, † december 4, 1993
gail (adelaide) sloatman zappa * january […]

posted 21 December 2020

categories education

new york city transit & the vignelli diagram’s new life . . .

an interesting viewpoint from allen hillery about one of vignelli’s most important legacies; the nyc transit signage system and the design of the nyc subway diagram:
how vignelli’s design still influences nyc’s subway maps today . . .
a film by gary hustwit, about a developing digital version of the nyc transit’s current map, which inherits […]

posted 10 November 2020

categories design, education

it is possible that love trumps hate . . .

“i think that a society where people really see one another as
full men and women, as americans, is possible.”
“es sollte möglich sein, dass amerikaner sich als vollwertige,
gleichberechtige männer und frauen in die augen sehen.”
bruce springsteen

posted 7 November 2020

categories education

the swiss grid . . .

the swiss grid at poster house: 119 west 23rd street new york, ny 10011
february 27, 2020 until february 14, 2021
the swiss grid explores the development & impact of the international
typographic style, considered one of the most important movements
in graphic design history; masterpieces of communication that
have stood the test of time . . .

posted 21 October 2020

categories design, education

essential brooklyn . . .

essentially brooklyn installation at domino park, williamsburg . . .
labor day is a celebration of the determination and the achievements of hard working men and women across this nation and in the empire state. it was in new york that this great holiday was first celebrated, and where we are continuously fighting for the […]

posted 7 September 2020

categories education, photos

recompose, obon festival & the corona phenomena . . .

obon (お盆) is an annual buddhist event for commemorating one’s ancestors; this year festival began on thursday august 13th & ended on sunday august 16th, 2020
check out recompose’ philosophical / environmental model for honoring the dead: recompose: natural organic reduction
katrina spade (founder & ceo of recompose) has a bachelor of arts in anthropology […]

posted 16 August 2020

categories education, photos

weit entfernt: vielitz, part two . . .

vielitz is a term for vielitz (vielitzsee), a part of the community of vielitzsee
in brandenburg & vielitz (selb), a part of the town of selb in bavaria . . .
vielitz ist eine bezeichnung für vielitz (vielitzsee), ortsteil der gemeinde vielitzsee
in brandenburg & vielitz (selb), ortsteil der stadt selb in bayern . . .

posted 1 August 2020

categories education, photos

miles davis quote . . .

an interesting miles davis quote that i received from one of my students . . .

thanks lisa for the encouragement . . .

posted 9 May 2020

categories education

found objects alphabets & letterforms . . .

an important part of the educational system in germany usually involves the successful completion of an entrance exam at the university level. here are a few visual impressions of the recent rite of passage, in the department of architecture, for the new hybrid industrial design program at the university of applied sciences regensburg. the following […]

posted 1 May 2020

categories education