From Why I Hate Saturn by Kyle Baker.
(I didn’t even know they had hipsters back then, but aside from changing “cassette” to “vinyl,” this fake magazine from a comic in 1990 could be talking about hipsters today)
Settlements and City Strategies by olalekan jeyifous
This series contains abstracted planimetric drawings and eerily-serene cityscapes that suggest the changing contours of urban settlements. They represent an idea of a degenerate futurism, yet one might find similar typologies and scenes in places such as the favelas of Brazil and North Africa, and in overpopulated cities such as Lagos, Mexico City, and Mumbai. Though outputted digitally, the drawings possess a textured and painterly quality as a result of combining hand-drawn sketches, industrial textures, surfaces of deteriorated paper, and digital architectural models.
A constant interplay between digital and analog processes is important in my work, resulting in a highly layered set of documents. The drawings presented here started out as digital images that were outputted, sketched and drawn over, and scanned back into the computer in order to be retraced, textured, and layered
What came to be/what could have been: transit expansion proposals in 1929, 1939, 1951, and 1968.
Pierre Ayot, The Mount Royal Cross (1976)
Part of the Corridart exhibition installed for the Olympics but torn down just before the opening ceremonies on Mayor Jean Drapeau’s orders.
Illustrated Urban Isosections - Evan Wakelin
1925. Lithograph: image, 11 9/16 × 9 in. (29.4 × 22.9 cm)
Vendors and pedestrians along a steep staircase in Hong Kong, November 1934.Photograph by W. Robert Moore, National Geographic