Autumn is by far the loveliest time of year in this neck of the world. The weather was perfect all weekend and I made the most of it by wandering the booths at a local food and cultural festival. Above are a few shots of things I saw.
Around the World
The Glamorous and Groundbreaking World of Early Flight Attendants is a great vintage photo essay published earlier this month over at Slate. (photos via Ward/Bert Garai/Getty Images via LIFE.com.)
I am completely in awe of the photographs in National Geographic’s Faces of the World gallery. The above photos were shot by Salvatore Gebbia (Mursi Man, Ethiopia) and Philipp Aldrup (Parade Participant, Malaysia), respectively. Visit the gallery for more great portraits.
Chicago-based artist Nancy McCabe is the genius behind these typographic world maps. Her maps are not muddled with borders, lines or symbols and contain only soft colors and names of cities, states, countries and other geographical features. They are available in watercolor and black and white on Etsy. I can’t think of a more splendid …
There is so much great work on L’Affiche Moderne, the French Online gallery that sells “great art for all your walls.” A recent favorite is this Around the World illustration by Julie Mercier. (Found via All The Mountains / Image via Julie Mercier)