Archive for November, 2008

Online – Goofing Off

Online – Goofing Off

Andy Warhol to Ron English Most people, I believe, are familiar with the Pop Art of Andy Warhol who created large canvases of silkscreen and lithographed prints with subjects varying from Campbell’s Soup Cans to portraits such as Marilyn Monroe (1967) below. Many of today’s contemporary fine, graphic, and street […]

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News + Winter Blues

News + Winter Blues

A Gray Month Well November certainly has been a gray month on our planet – I don’t think I need to go into details about the world’s economy, politics, or craziness. I will though share a few personal November happenings below: 1. My Wife: She has been teaching a fall university […]

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USA Thanksgiving Holiday

USA Thanksgiving Holiday

“HAPPY THANKSGIVING AMERICA” Painting by Jean Leon Gerome Ferris

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Environment – Transforming a Country

Environment – Transforming a Country

Design for the Future/The Future Is Now! “The Gospel of Green” A documentary video by cbc news, the fifth estate. In the face of predictions, rhetoric and warnings about the planet’s environmental crisis, one man stands alone as a revolutionary who is transforming a country. And it’s likely you’ve never […]

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Art Gallery of Ontario – Major Renovation

Art Gallery of Ontario – Major Renovation

TRANSFORMATION – AGO Hello!!! After recently spending thirteen years in Hawaii, and now living for a year in British Columbia, Canada …I guess I’m NOT UP_TO_DATE on Toronto’s news! I was born in Toronto and lived there until my late twenties. After Grade 9 schooling in Weston (a suburb of […]

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Go Away WAR

Go Away WAR

WAR …it never seems to go away! Today’s blog, like No.37, does not have anything to do with ‘surfing your/my design planet’ at all, but this topic certainly has affected our planet; and it daily does affect us – even if we are not close to it. I felt a […]

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