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August 27, 2009

A series of typefaces based on the work of famous architects and designers by graphic artist Chris Labrooy
They're all great, but I particularly like the Frank Gehry one.

Latest images of The Shard, a mixed-use tower under construction at London Bridge in London, designed by Renzo Piano Building Workshop

August 20, 2009

The trailer for "Extract," the latest film from Mike Judge

August 17, 2009

Diller Scofidio + Renfro have won a competition to design the Museum of Image and Sound in Rio de Janeiro

August 12, 2009

Eleven Madison Park has joined the exclusive list of NYT four star restaurants
The other five on the list: Jean-Georges Vongerichten's Jean Georges, Eric Ripert's Bernardin, Masayoshi Takayama's Masa, Thomas Keller's Per Se and Daniel Boulud's Daniel.

August 10, 2009

In the depths of northeastern India, bridges are grown from the roots of a species of Indian rubber tree

August 8, 2009

Eater's official Sam Sifton dossier

Free parking isn't really "free"
The cost of building all that parking is reflected in higher rents, more expensive shopping and dining, and higher costs of home-ownership. Those who don't drive or own cars thus subsidize those who do.

August 5, 2009

Sam Sifton is the next food critic of The New York Times