in keeping with some of my recent outdoorsy posts, i wanted to share a really cool project by husband and wife team Karson and Mary Shadley. Karson is an industrial designer who designed an outdoor folding chair that will last a lifetime, and look good doing it. the Shape Field Chair is a pared down, […]READ MORE
i don’t know whether to high five or punch nic grobler (of bicycle portraits, who i posted about here) for introducing me to the gahetNA National Archives. high five because it’s AWESOME, of course, or punch because i lost hours of my life browsing its magnificence. i decided to start off with a simple keyword […]READ MORE
californian boardwalk in 1971 photographed by bill eppridge for life magazine if you like this you will love the work of leroy grannisREAD MORE
these images are part of john van noate‘s collection, a very interesting guy on flickr who posts entire stories within his photo sets. like this one, parts of which made me laugh. and this one which is about his time at woodstock.
this particular set is part of ‘the florida sex stories’ – but you have to be listed as a friend of mr. van noate to read them. if you’re curious and he decides you’re not some kind of pervert, he’ll let you.
going on the pics alone i’d say it makes for some interesting reading. yes that is bettie page.
here’s some visual inspiration to celebrate the fact that we’re only about a month away from summer holidays. and for everyone reading this who are north of the equator… muwahahaaaaaaaaaaa.
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in case you need more vintage swimsuits inspiration, these are by nina leen – also for life mag, 1950.READ MORE
these are beautiful images, thank you valeria chiangREAD MORE
i’d like to put an order in for one of these, thanks.READ MORE
from the new york public library digital collectionREAD MORE