Japanese Photographer Tantan Turns A Rainy Night In NYC Into A Dreamy Wonderland

Tantan, a young Japanese creator who counts photography among a list of talents which also include videography, musical creation, music festival management, marketing and modeling, happened to be visiting New York City on a rainy night when he felt compelled to take out his camera. Thanks to the neon lights and the raindrops on the camera lens, he ended up with three amazing photos which make the...


SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2019/06/japanese-photographer-tantan-turns-a-rainy-night-in-nyc-into-a-dreamy-wonderland/

“Dark City Lights”: New York Through The Lens Of Ray H. Mercado

Fantastic street shots by Ray H. Mercado, a talented self-taught photographer, and urban explorer currently based in New York City. Ray focuses mainly on urban, architecture, and street photography. He likes to explore the streets of New York to capture magical street scenes. More: Instagram h/t:


SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2019/06/dark-city-lights-new-york-through-the-lens-of-ray-h-mercado/

Handy Public Punching Bags Located Around Manhattan That Let New Yorkers Vent Their Frustrations

cgbam4789 donttakethisthewrongway, a design studio based out of Savannah, Georgia, installed a series of “Public Punching Bags” around Manhattan during their visit to New York City Design Week 2019. The idea was to give people a way to momentarily express their frustrations in a public place before going on with their day, hopefully feeling a bit better than before. More: donttakethisthewrongway h/


SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2019/06/handy-public-punching-bags-located-around-manhattan-that-let-new-yorkers-vent-their-frustrations/

Wonderful Photos Of Postwar New York City In 1946 By Todd Webb

View from Empire State Building Todd Webb (1905-2000) was discharged from the US Navy in 1945. Before fighting in the war, Todd had worked as a stockbroker, a field in which he’d enjoyed notable success til losing all his money in the 1920s crash, prospected for gold in California and Panama, and worked as a forest ranger. In the 1930s whilst working for Chrysler in his native Detroit he joined...


SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2019/05/wonderful-photos-of-postwar-new-york-city-in-1946-by-todd-webb/

Christine Osinski’s Photographs Of Staten Island’s Overlooked New Yorkers In 1980s

When Christine Osinski moved to Staten Island in the 1980s (the Manhattan loft was bought up by developers) she found the long-overlooked borough with a tough and rugged edge gave her a sense of liberation and escape from Manhattan. Her photographs give an insight into New York’s overlooked borough, the blue-collar heel to Manhattan’s white boot. “The people I photographed were all strangers...


SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2019/05/christine-osinskis-photographs-of-staten-islands-overlooked-new-yorkers-in-1980s/

New York’s Touristy New Public Space Is A Giant Endless Staircase

Photograph Courtesy of Related-Oxford Where the High Line ends and Midtown begins you will find Hudson Yards, the largest private real estate development in US history. The extraordinary centerpiece of Hudson Yards is its spiral staircase, a soaring new landmark meant to be climbed. This interactive design piece was imagined by Thomas Heatherwick and Heatherwick Studio as a focal point where...


SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2019/04/new-yorks-touristy-new-public-space-is-a-giant-endless-staircase/

Russian Artist Pokras Lampas Takes Over Times Square New York

Pokras Lampas was born in Korolyov, Russia. He is one of the most distinguished representatives of contemporary calligraphy in the world. He started creating graffiti in 2008 and shortly after was inspired by the ‘Calligraffiti’ movement. Later, Pokras Lampas was invited to become an official Calligraffiti ambassador whilst working on his self-developed ‘Calligrafuturism’ style and technique.


SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2019/03/russian-artist-pokras-lampas-takes-over-times-square-new-york/

Snow In NYC: Photos Of The Winter Wonderland By Joseph O. Holmes

Joseph O. Holmes’s photographs have hung in solo and group shows around the world. “The Booth” was a featured solo exhibition in Toronto’s CONTACT photography festival, following its four-month run at New York City’s Museum of the Moving Image. Among other awards, Holmes has been honored with a Curator’s Commendation at the Houston Center for Photography, first prize in MPLS Photo...


SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2019/03/snow-in-nyc-photos-of-the-winter-wonderland-by-joseph-o-holmes/

New York Over 35 Years Ago – 55 Color Snapshots Show The Most Populous City In The United States In 1980

Let’s make a trip to New York City in 1980. More: Flickr h/t: vintag.


SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2019/03/new-york-over-35-years-ago-55-color-snapshots-show-the-most-populous-city-in-the-united-states-in-1980/

35 Perfect Reasons To Love New Yorker Cartoons

If you spend any time on Instagram or Facebook, New Yorker Cartoons is a great follow for a daily chuckle/smirk/snort. The single panel comics are a permanent fixture in the magazine as well as online and despite being around well before the Internet, their format works perfectly in today’s endlessly scrolling feeds. Below you will find 35 of the most loved New Yorker cartoons shared online in the...


SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2019/03/35-perfect-reasons-to-love-new-yorker-cartoons/