Face it, most of our iPhone pictures are routine - selfies on a mountaintop, pictures of the cat, or, even more boring, pics of that weird-shaped metal piece we need to replace at the hardware store. It makes sense.
Matthew Jordan Smith’s Quest To Find The Next American President - Matthew Jordan Smith’s repertoire as a commercial and fashion photographer is well known around the world. Yet, he chose to work on a personal project that took him to all 50 states.
The recklessness with which we've treated our only home since the Industrial Revolution is coming back to haunt us, with wasteful consumerism, overpopulation and resource extraction contributing to a warming atmosphere and diminishing natural landscapes.
The encroachment of picture story tellers (Roz Chast, Jules Feiffer, Allison Bechdel etc) into more wordy narratives (allow me to avoid the troublesome rubric ‘graphic novel’) has has yielded some wonderful books—most recently Chast’s Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant.
I just finished creating a large mural in the Pao Alto law offices of Simpson Thacher, working alongside my 22-year-old daughter Emma—both new experiences and a great time was had by all. Here’s the color sketch [above] that got me (us) the job.
Just like architecture and landscape architecture have reoriented their practices in part toward sustainable ends – designing buildings and landscapes that use less energy and respond to their local contexts – so has golf course architecture.