Three random links. How much is that? Visit the Megapenny
project to get some idea of scale. An interesting story on hobos
from the LA Weekly (loosely related, original hobosigns
, recently revisited thanks to the wonderful world of wireless warchalking
There's a fascinating essay on the new wave of architectural publishing
over at the Hyphen Press's minimal site
So it seems that books have become a vehicle for graphic design and graphic designers. One could now fill quite a long shelf with these books in which young designers play out a dream of digital modernism: a cryptic title, an eccentric binding style, a very prominent bar code, images and text that go almost but not quite to the edge of the page, constant-digit page numbering that begins on the first leaf (‘001’), very long lines of sanserif text, photographs that would be rejected as substandard by a commercial laboratory.