Resource Center Chicago Tribune: August 26, 2003 City Farm Boasts Quality and Jobs- A Tomato Grows in Chicago, and Beets by Sufiya Abdur-Rahman A pile of rocks, dirt and chunks of wood was all Tiffany Bryant, 13, could see as she walked past a vacant lot on the corner of Clybourn and Cleveland Avenues on the way to her uncle's apartment in Cabrini-Green. That was until last spring. Then, green sprouts popped up from the soil, clusters of lavender, pink and white flowers bloomed and sunflowers taller than Tiffany grew against a chain-link fence. The two-thirds-acre City Farm, a Resource Center project, with 1,500 tomato plants and nearly year-round growth of carrots, beets and other root crops, has added some green to the otherwise concrete environment of Cabrini-Green.
Lookbooks Salvatore Piccolo Spring Summer 2014 Located in Naples, Salvatore Piccolo is best known as a Neapolitan shirt brand. Salvatore Piccolo started as a bespoke shirtmaker with the love of fabrics and craftsmanship. Later, Salvatore Piccolo offers a small collection of ready-to-wear shirts, entirely handmade in Naples. For Spring Summer 2014, he unveils a beautiful collection inspired by “Havana in the ’40s... Tomorrowland Spring Summer 2014 Plog — World news photography, Photos Posted Feb 07, 2011 Share This Gallery inShare850 Up and down Detroit’s streets, buildings stand abandoned and in ruin. French photographers Yves Marchand and Romain Meffre set out to document the decline of an American city.
20 Clever Examples of Interactive Street Art Fighting boredom isn’t an easy task, but a dose of creative street art can alleviate the symptoms! Inspired by Modern Met’s 10 Interactive Street Art Works That Rocked, we decided to add a couple of our own picks to the list. But before you start scrolling down the list, here’s a list of street art posts we had earlier: 70 Amazing Examples of Street Art The 5 Most Talented 3D Sidewalk Artists Publicidades Mas Creativas de Junio 2011 - Página 3 de 3 BTL, Digital y Mas… McDonald’s: Brace For Flavor Brother Large format Printers: Poster guerilla Municipalidad de Miraflores: Launched Whale Nike: Your Game is Your Voice
Small Cities Feed the Knowledge Economy Livable cities draw creative people, and creative people spawn jobs. Some places you’d never expect—small cities not dominated by a university—are learning how to lure knowledge workers, entrepreneurs, and other imaginative types at levels that track or even exceed the US average (30 percent of workers). Here are some surprising destinations from the data of the Martin Prosperity Institute, directed by Richard Florida, author of The Rise of the Creative Class. Source: Martin Prosperity Institute (martinprosperity.org) at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management. Locations based on Metropolitan Statistical Areas.
Suits collections from Paul Smith with Christopher Rayner Paul Smith Japan unveils a nice campaign to showcase different suits from the collections Paul Smith, Paul Smith London, and PS Paul Smith. British model Christopher Rayner in beautiful suits photographed by Yuji Kawata. www.paulsmith.co.jp Benefits Overview Objective Design for Prevention, the book, focuses on documenting the pragmatic foresight process. By plan, the book does not promote itself, discuss applications, or persuade one way or the other. The ideas for methodology are best kept separate from the ideas for application. The purpose here is to discuss viable applications of the Design for Prevention assuming digestion of the Design for Prevention by the visitor. Synopsis