Bauhaus postcards from 1923

As you might know, I love a good postcard. Here’s something awesome featured in Wired: In 1923, the Bauhaus was preparing for its first exhibition, where Walter Gropius, the school’s founder, would extol the benefits of industrial mass production. To publicize the events, the Bauhaus mailed out beautiful postcards. Sixteen Bauhaus teachers and students designed postcards illustrating […]

Bauhaus postcards from 1923

Postcards from Pripyat, Chernobyl – a view by drone

By Danny Cooke: Chernobyl is one of the most interesting and dangerous places I’ve been. The nuclear disaster, which happened in 1986 (the year after I was born), had an effect on so many people, including my family when we lived in Italy. The nuclear dust clouds swept westward towards us. The Italian police went round […]

Postcards from Pripyat, Chernobyl – a view by drone

And now for some photos of colossal statues

From Wired: Enormous statues have been erected around the globe for centuries, omnipresent memorials to historical figures and events. Fabrice Fouillet’s series Colosses—a collection of photographs of the world’s most imposing monuments—makes these familiar sights downright strange through a simple shift in perspective. It’s not the size and scale that interests him, but their place in the […]

And now for some photos of colossal statues