looks matter: a century of iconic food packaging

Article by Tove Danovich | The Salt {NPR} | March 16, 2015 We take the packaging our food comes in for granted. Yet many of the boxes, bags and bottles that protect our edibles were once groundbreaking — both in their design and in how they changed our perception of what’s inside. Sometimes, packaging is so…

geometric shapes in snow :: snow art

Stunning geometric shapes appear in snow on frozen, isolated lakes {by Allyssia Alleyne, for CNN, January 6, 2015} CNN – If you frequent the pistes of the French Alps, you may see more than just skiers and snowmen scattered around the trails below. For the last 10 years, British artist Simon Beck has been decorating snow-covered…

postcards from paris

What a fashion designer can teach us about the display of contemporary art, by Vivian Sky Rehberg. Ah, the cliché of a Parisian summer! I’m writing this in August, when locals have fled and tourists wander around in droves, only to find boutiques and boulangeries closed. Department stores, museums and cultural landmarks, however, are wide…