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Singer Porsche 911 | GearLuxe | Cars, Porsche, Supercars...

Described by many as the most beautiful car of the 20th century, the Jaguar E-Type's curves and lines look every bit as perfect today as they did …


Top eight rarest factory-built Porsche 911s of all time

30 Oct

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• Josh Barnett
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Rarity is a huge draw for many Porsche 911 enthusiasts, with Zuffenhausen having produced its fair share of small-run …


He's designed famous book covers, but now he wants to write the books

You probably don't know it, but you've probably seen the work of Peter Mendelsund hundreds of times. The book cover designer created the famous cover for "The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo" and other mega-hits from author Stieg Larsson. Now he wants to be known for what's underneath the cover, …

Typography and Book Design for Video Game Environments

On 26, Aug 2014 | | In Print, Type |

Here’s what Christian Ernst, the artist behind this book design, has to say:

In second semester typography course …

Bruno Munari, spreads from the book Design as Art, 1966. Italy. Via oliver thomas

Bruno Munari, spreads from the book Design as Art, 1966. Italy. Via oliver thomas

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Book Design: Glossary Of A Book's Components

A cheat sheet for self-published authors making print books

This is an excerpt from ‘Printed Book Design 101,’ written by Joel Friedlander of The Book

What If the Last Bookstore Closes?

A fight to keep a Barnes & Noble alive in the Bronx points to the necessity of real bookstores—and to the struggle for the borough to get one in the first place.

You’ve heard of food deserts. What about book deserts?

The Bronx is home to 1.4 million people, nearly as many as the city of Phoenix. But …

Barnes & Noble

VANCOUVER WOULD BE COOLER IF #242 | It Had The Greatest Bookstore In The World

January 25, 2016.

(via) Jim Olson, co-founder of Seattle's accomplished Olson Kundig Architects, has been building a house in the Pacific Northwest …


The evolution of the Porsche 911 | The Gentlemans Journal | The latest in style and grooming, food and drink, business, lifestyle, culture, sports, restaurants, nightlife, travel and power.

Few cars are as truly legendary as the Porsche 911. Instantly recognised the world over, it is a car that has stood the test of time, whilst …

40 years of the Porsche 911 Turbo


Magnus Walker built this Porsche 911 in 6 weeks on the cheap

And it's damned near perfect.

By Bob Sorokanich

Say what you will about Magnus Walker's personal style, but his flair for building eye-catching custom early Porsche 911s is legendary. And his latest project, an outlaw-style 1978 911 SCHR built from a former track car, serves as a teaching point for …


Title Questions: 1986 Porsche 911 Turbo

This 1986 Porsche 930 (VIN WP0JB0932GS051039) sounds to be a well-maintained, low mile example and looks surprisingly good in yellow with side …

Porsche 911 3.2 Carrera vs Porsche 964 Carrera 2

29 Oct

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• Josh Barnett
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One year ago, I had never driven any iteration of Zuffenhausen’s legendary sports car. Fast forward to present day, and I …


Running Rust Bucket: 1969 Porsche 911 S Project

This 1969 Porsche 911 S (chassis 119301213) is a heavily rusted but complete looking example still in running condition. Matching numbers and sold …

Classic Cars

I wasn't too impressed with Petra during the day. At night-time however, it was a different matter.

I had gone to Jordan just to see Petra. There were (a few) other nice places, but this ancient city was the main attraction. My first time there was …

Let us now praise winter

Most Canadians have had enough at this point. Of winter, that is. With a challenging season that is only half through with us, and all of the biting …

Searching for Portland's soul

This is my first visit to Portland, and the stakes are high. Our family made the decision to try to leave South Africa and move back to the US. …

Snow wonderland in beautiful Trysil.

Sometimes, as a travel photographer, I go to a country and really want to get a particular shot. This was one of them.

I had seen a lot of shots of the famous cormorant fishermen around south China and really wanted to get an image of these guys myself. I had already …

I take a photo everyday, but today I brought this one with me.

If I posted a photo taken today you’d see why I needed to carry this one, taken last time I crossed Lendal Bridge six weeks ago. I needed it to get …

Nice to see the neighborhood seltzer guy.

Ronny always waves. I’m not one of his people yet, but if I stay in Brooklyn long enough I will be. We both feel that. It’s also the best reason I …


A picture is more of a reflection of the photographer than a reflection of the scene.

Why? I’ve long said that photographs are slivers of reality, …

Does this beat a Kindle hands down?

There’s something about books that is very hard to beat, don’t you think? I’m talking about real, physical books. Especially old books! It’s not just …

I used to love this city.

I lived in this city for almost a decade until I fell out of love with it. Romance fades, I suppose, with age and the sober realities of the …

All morning, a village in fog

These are my criteria, he said:

First, we must be physically high. High up on some perch where the good energy flows. High enough so there is …

Today's office.

I lacerated myself on a coil of rusted wire fencing yesterday. Didn’t see the metal’s ragged edge, concealed placidly beneath yellowed grass, and — …


For years, I’ve wanted to relax in the Blue Lagoon in Iceland, drop my body into the warm, blue, mineral-rich waters and gaze into the mist coming …

This was my first time in New York City and, indeed, my very first photoshoot in this iconic metropolis. Thankfully the weather was on my side.

The weather had looked quite stormy all day, but I decided to risk going out to capture the majestic Manhattan cityscape from Brooklyn Bridge Park. …