Visualingual: Ever Onward Under Other Skies

Today is the 14-year anniversary of P. Scott Makela’s passing. For years now, I’ve wanted to explain his impact on me, but words fall short. I decided to stop worrying about whether or not I can write an adequate tribute; … Continue reading → . . . → Read More: Visualingual: Ever Onward Under Other Skies

Visualingual: Cedar Sweater Savers by VisuaLingual

Our brand-new Cedar Sweater Savers are rugged linen sachets filled with fresh cedar shavings. Cedar naturally repels moths and carpet beetles, and leaves your clothes smelling sweet. The rugged design is sewn out of premium quality Belgian linen. This sachet … Continue reading → . . . → Read More: Visualingual: Cedar Sweater Savers by VisuaLingual

Visualingual: Elsewhere

New Bookstore to Open in Downtown Cincinnati: exciting news. Stepping Up to Restore Cincinnati’s Neglected Pedestrian Stairways: great write-up on Spring in Our Steps. Best of Eco Chic Design: our Backyard Habitat Seed Bomb Kit gets some love from The … Continue reading → . . . → Read More: Visualingual: Elsewhere

Visualingual: Casino Theater by Zettel & Rapp

The old Casino [later Regal] Theater is located at 1201 Linn St. in Cincinnati’s West End neighborhood. It was designed by Zettel & Rapp and opened in 1913. According to this resource, George W. and Walter L. Rapp [I think … Continue reading → . . . → Read More: Visualingual: Casino Theater by Zettel & Rapp

Visualingual: Baker Brush Co. Inc. Ghost Sign in NYC

Actually, my favorite part of the Baker Brush Co. Inc. ghost sign is the word “receivin.” Spotted this one on Greene St. in SoHo between Canal and Grand Sts. . . . → Read More: Visualingual: Baker Brush Co. Inc. Ghost Sign in NYC

Visualingual: Noted without Comment

Horseshoe? RIP OTR? Gamblers Anonymous meeting or punk rock show? I spotted this on Telford St. in the Clifton Gaslight neighborhood of Cincinnati. . . . → Read More: Visualingual: Noted without Comment

Visualingual: USS Alabama (BB-60) in Mobile

The USS Alabama (BB-60), a South Dakota-class battleship that served in WWII, measures 680 feet from stem to stern, half as long as the Empire State Building is tall, and 108 feet at the widest point. She was decommissioned in … Continue reading → . . . → Read More: Visualingual: USS Alabama (BB-60) in Mobile

Visualingual: Elsewhere

Planning, Politics, and Building a City: coming up this Wednesday, a free lecture at the Mercantile Library on the career of city planner [and Kevin Bacon's father] Edmund Bacon. 6980 Knoll Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45237: a frank Lloyd Wright house … Continue reading → . . . → Read More: Visualingual: Elsewhere

Visualingual: Nashville Main Post Office by Marr & Holman

Located at 919 Broadway, the Frist Center for the Visual Arts in Nashville began its life as the Main Post Office, designed in the Art Deco style by Marr & Holman and constructed in 1933-34. The flashy interior features cast … Continue reading → . . . → Read More: Visualingual: Nashville Main Post Office by Marr & Holman

Visualingual: Noah’s Whiskey Beer Ghost Sign in Cincinnati

The ghost sign for Noah’s Whiskey Beer [or Pepsi Whiskey Beer Noah's, as it were] is on the corner of Spring Grove Ave. and Ledlie St. in a light-manufacturing no-man’s-land in Cincinnati. . . . → Read More: Visualingual: Noah’s Whiskey Beer Ghost Sign in Cincinnati

Visualingual: Off the Wall in Baltimore

Off the Wall is a series of temporary installations in public spaces throughout Baltimore, initiated as an outreach effort by the Walters Art Museum. Reproductions of paintings from the museum’s permanent collection are on view through the end of 2013, … Continue reading → . . . → Read More: Visualingual: Off the Wall in Baltimore

Visualingual: VisuaLingual in Edible Ohio Valley Magazine

We’re happy to announce that our Edible Garden Seed Bomb Kit is featured in the Spring 2013 issue of Edible Ohio Valley Magazine, in their seasonal roundup of Notable Edibles. You can check it out online or pick up a … Continue reading → . . . → Read More: Visualingual: VisuaLingual in Edible Ohio Valley Magazine

Visualingual: Elsewhere

Spring Handmade Wish List: Through the Eyes of the Mrs. likes our 10 Seed Bombs with Slinger! Getaway to Cincinnati: this roundup includes Park+Vine in Over-the-Rhine and the Charley Harper mosaic mural downtown. Miniature Rooms: a crazy-cool Cincinnati-based company that … Continue reading → . . . → Read More: Visualingual: Elsewhere

Visualingual: Abstract Paintings by Malcolm Montague Davis

Boston-based Malcolm Montague Davis trained as an architect whose paintings, which he considers to be abstract, are based on details of his buildings, sculptures and architectural models. Above is an example from his Chama Valley Series. A painting from the … Continue reading → . . . → Read More: Visualingual: Abstract Paintings by Malcolm Montague Davis

Visualingual: Bayer Pills Ghost Sign in Savannah

This awesome ghost sign proclaiming Bayer Pills is located on West Congress St. in Savannah, between Jefferson and Montgomery Sts. . . . → Read More: Visualingual: Bayer Pills Ghost Sign in Savannah

Visualingual: Cincinnati Times-Star Building by Samuel Hannaford & Sons

Located at 800 Broadway in downtown Cincinnati, the old Times-Star Building by Samuel Hannaford & Sons opened its doors in 1933. The 16-story limestone building features an Art Deco façade that pays tribute to the printing and publishing businesses. The … Continue reading → . . . → Read More: Visualingual: Cincinnati Times-Star Building by Samuel Hannaford & Sons

Visualingual: Sweet Sentiments Seed Bomb Kits by VisuaLingual

Now that Spring has sprung, we’re proud to present three brand-new seed bomb kits, each symbolizing the sweet sentiments you may feel for the special people in your life: your mother, a friend and favorite pair of lovers. The flowers … Continue reading → . . . → Read More: Visualingual: Sweet Sentiments Seed Bomb Kits by VisuaLingual

Visualingual: Elsewhere

9 Ways SpringBoard Businesses Can Help with Spring Redecorating: SpringBoard, the creative entrepreneurship course we took, has a fantastic roundup of Cincinnati-made decor goodies, including our Over-the-Rhine-inspired Flourishing pillows. Historic Jackson Brewery to Become Performing Arts Complex: interesting news about … Continue reading → . . . → Read More: Visualingual: Elsewhere

Visualingual: Field Guide to the Vanity License Plates of Southwestern Ohio: Part 9

Today my ongoing typological investigation into the vanity license plates of Southwestern Ohio focuses on all creatures great and small. I’m a cat person, so we’ll start with cats and HLO KTTY. Moving right along, we’ve got BARECAT, KITNBUS, UCBRCT … Continue reading → . . . → Read More: Visualingual: Field Guide to the Vanity License Plates of Southwestern Ohio: Part 9

Visualingual: Leon Jewelry Ghost Sign in Mobile

Leon Jewelry was located at 222 Dauphin St. in Mobile, AL, just a hop and a skip from the heart of downtown. A lovely protruding sign on a beautiful old building! . . . → Read More: Visualingual: Leon Jewelry Ghost Sign in Mobile

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