Some of my favorite New York moments happen after getting lost in the city and stumbling upon an arbitrary street lined with beautiful architecture. Suddenly, my pace slows and I’m left imagining what lies behind the variety of striking doors and charming windows. Graphic designer José Guizar captures Manhattan’s allure in his project Windows of New York, where he illustrates a new window in a different neighborhood each week. Do any of these windows look familiar to you New Yorkers?
These nostalgic, photorealistic oil paintings by artist Cindy Rizza have me yearning for hot summer days and ice cold lemonade . . .
How many times have we reassured ourselves with little white lies? As a self described lover of typography and occasional abuser of empty promises, I adore this series of daily dishonesties by graphic designer and illustrator Lauren Hom.
Paying tribute to retro 2D video games in a shoe ad campaign, Stockholm-based photographer Christian Åslund used the streets of Hong Kong as a backdrop for his navigating subjects. The images were shot from skyscrapers toward the ground, using a telephoto lens to make the photographs as flat as possible. Honestly, clever!