Rituals for Digital Relationships

Rituals for Digital Relationships

We have become very intimate with our devices. We spend all day with them, working and communicating and entertaining ourselves.We take them everywhere: to work, on vacation, to bed. We trust them with our secrets. We demand their services at all hours and get upset with technical limitations. We are unable to leave them alone.

Beijing: First Impressions

Beijing: First Impressions

1. Holy shit, it’s fucking huge. The streets downtown are 6-8 lanes wide. The buildings look like they were constructed by some brobdingnagian race and span blocks by themselves. The communist-built structures are built to impress — just like the ancient structures —...
China, Fall 2014: Shanghai // Beijing // Guangzhou

China, Fall 2014: Shanghai // Beijing // Guangzhou

This Tuesday I’ll be off to Asia for the very first time, visiting three of China’s largest cities over two weeks with my father, Michael LeBlanc. My dad has been to China a dozen times over the past decade in his capacity as faculty member at NSCAD...

Hidden graphics printed inside airmail envelopes

Sometimes there are interesting things printed on the inside of airmail envelopes. 1. Thailand, 2. Taiwan, 3. unknown, 4. unknown, 5. Korea, 6. China (image is the Old Summer Palace ruins in Beijing) (All images from my stationery collection.)...