Sony NEX-VG10 vs. Panasonic AG-AF100
Over the last year, droves of filmmakers have been ditching traditional video cameras in favor of the stunningly rich images produced by the ultra-shallow depths of field, bigger sensors and interchangeable lenses of DSLRs with HD capabilities. With...
The Philadelphia-based multi-disciplinary gallery Bahdeebahdu looks to the natural elements of discarded objects to develop works of fine art, sculpture, furniture and one-off projects. Co-founded by interior designer RJ Thornburg, Bahdeebahdu...
Obsessive Consumption: What Did You Buy Today?
Now available in book format, "Obsessive Consumption: What Did You Buy Today?" is artist Kate Bingaman-Burt's winsomely self-conscious take on transparency and consumer culture. Beginning in 2002, in the face of growing credit card debt, Bingaman...
Brian Ulrich: Ghosts of Shopping Past
In a timely if sobering reminder of the ever changing retail landscape around us, The Morning News recently posted "The Ghosts of Shopping Past," an online gallery of photographs by Chicago-based lensman Brian Ulrich, whose Copia project...
Artists Thukral and Tagra
by Laura Neilson New Delhi-based artists Jiten Thukral and Sumir Tagra have found themselves at the forefront of a burgeoning Indian art movement that's not only fresh and suddenly noteworthy to Westerners (as well as the rest of the world), but...
Brian Ulrich
Growing up in the suburban land of big-box retail (which increasingly seems to infiltrate our cities too), I was no stranger to the wanton excess that lined the shelves of stores like Meijer, Target, Costco and Walmart. As the mediocrity of these...
Eco Gas Station
In Los Angeles, the gas guzzling center of the Universe, BP enlisted Office dA to embrace the paradoxical task of creating a green petrol station. Improving the existing station on site, it's not a station "of the future," rather, a...
Designer Imposters
The latest from New York label Yoko Devereaux's Blue Boy Etiquette line uses meta-design to critique the Targetization of our lives. Subversive styles include "Wall Art" (pictured here), a black on white splattered H&Mass Market...
Matt Siber: Floating Logos
Matt Siber's Floating Logos project accentuates the already looming presence of roadside megabrands. By simply removing the poles, he introduces a bit of surreal humor and religious allusion. Most of the photographs in the series elevate either...