The Sutro Baths has been a San Franciscan destination since the 19th Century, so 607 is familiar with how arresting decaying pools can really be. When we came across Gigi Cifali's series "Absence of Water" we were excited to see that we're not the only ones who find beauty in old pools. "Absence of Water" was Cifali's first solo show at the Ritrovo di Shazar which opened 16th May 2011, in Benevento, Italy.Read More
Born in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Henrique Oliveira's newest installation "Baitogogo" went up last month in Paris at Palais de Tokyo. On display through the Summer, Ovlivera created this incredible installation using a few different mediums. Consisting mainly of tapume wood sticks, which are commonly used in the streets of Sao Paulo to construct fences or isolate developments from public entry. Oliveira creates a monumental experience by blending space and sculpture, encapsulating the viewer not only visually but physically.Read More
David M. Smith is the founder of The Blksmith Design Co. based in Southern California. Smith has an excellent portfolio all based all coined with his process: Research > Ideation > Caffeine > Craft > Refine > Delivery.
Smith's signature style runs through all of his work, specializing in lettering, illustration, and identity. Smith also has a shop on his website where you can purchase a couple textures and a typeface. As noted in the shop it is growing and we look forward to using this a great resource for our own process.
Todd McLellan takes organizing things neatly to the next level with his new book and exhibition, Things Come Apart. The Toronto-based photographer, McLellan, meticulously takes apart items such as typewriters, bicycles and lawnmowers, organizing each bolt, nut and rod to create incredible compositions. McLellan has also created ‘explosions’ of the deconstructions, offering an another awesome perspective. Things Come Apart is on display now at The Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago until May 19.Read More
Ludovic Houplain of Paris based studio H5, teamed up with TASCHEN, to create an extensive compilation of the logos that surround us. Logobook began with the short film Logorama, a 2009 Academy Award-winner, featuring about 7,000 logos of the world. Look for this latest offering from TASCHEN at book stores and their online store.Read More
Based in Australia, Maynard created this incredible duo of old and new. Creating a completely modern structure intertwined to it's Victorian counterpart creates a space we would love to live in. The idea of combing old and new isn't necessarily a new concept, but it is exciting to see it done right.Read More
An awesome book from New York's Sean Vegezzi, featuring photographs documenting his time growing up in NYC since 2000. Vegezzi's book was featured Time Magazines Best Photography Books of 2012. 144 color paged, limited copies, and priced at roughly $32 USD this a great pick up. Published by Fourteen Nineteen, I Don't Want To Grow Up is now available at Goodhood.Read More
Mr Porter goes behind the scenes with design director Miles Johnson of Levi's Vintage. Taking a brief look at the processes behind the creation of a Levi’s Vintage collection. As with all Levi's clothing, it begins here in San Francisco at the archives, where priceless antique garments are kept.Read More
Ed Freeman started out as a musician and worked as a road manager on the last Beatles’ tour before moving into photography. Today we see Freeman's series "Desert Realty" all captured in California's desert. Freeman explains that he is capturing "the grey area between realism and fantasy". Desert Realty has been published and is now available from Chronicle Books.Read More