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Take a Ride on the Target Train!

Posted in Stuff We Like by Jessica on June 30, 2010

6 Train at Canal Street

Much to my surprise this morning, the usually humdrum 6 train rolled into Union Square dressed to the nines thanks to Target.

To announce their new store opening in East Harlem on July 25th, Target wrapped the exterior of some 6 trains in these wonderful graphics, all with a hand-drawn feel to them. Using their bullseye logo and signature red color, Target created graphics celebrating the city and the store’s new home.

More pictures and a video after the jump…

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Gizmodo Photo Challenge

Posted in Stuff We Like, Uncategorized by michelleaebertz on February 12, 2010

forced perspective photography contest

If the other entries are as good as this one this could be something to keep an eye on.

http://gizmodo.com/5468899/shooting-challenge-a-wonky-sense-of-scale

AND THE WINNER IS….

check out all the great entries for this contest and the editor’s top-picks here:

http://gizmodo.com/5472218/17-clever-tricks-of-scale

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A Change in Plans: Visiting the Dia:Beacon

Posted in Stuff We Like by Jessica on January 29, 2010

Left: The Dia:Beacon from above; Right: Entrance to the Riggio Galleries. Images courtesy of DiaBeacon.org

What started out as a last minute cross-country ski trip turned into an unexpected, cultural outing for my boyfriend and I. (more…)

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my highline highlight

Posted in Stuff We Like, Uncategorized by michelleaebertz on July 20, 2009
One Panel and Close-up Detail of Spencer Finch's Highline installation

One Panel and Close-up Detail of Spencer Finch's Highline installation

This past Saturday my boyfriend and I finally found the time to visit the *somewhat* recently opened Highline. Already being familiar with the neighborhood and the views of NJ it provides, I was able to focus more on the architecture and design of the park structure and landscaping. There are lots of great details and plenty to appreciate in the design. However, the most pleasant surprise for me, was discovering that Spencer Finch created a large, permanent artwork that is part of the structure.
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