Trash to Treasure

With U.S citizens throwing away 13 million tons of textiles annually, one has to wonder, where do all those garments go? According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), only a meager 15 percent is recovered for reuse and recycling with the rest occupying landfill space. But as they say, what’s one man’s trash is another man’s treasure ... 

Mosaics of Gold

For many, stepping outside in the morning without pinning, curling, waxing, heating, plucking, shaving, and sucking in, is more unfathomable than missing breakfast. Society’s obsession with beauty, caused by the constant barrage of images brought to us mainly by advertising, serves as the subject of Sandhi Schimmel Golds’ stunning mixed media potrait series

The Blue Wall by Homer Sykes

‘When the wall went up, I knew it was time to call it a day,’ This was in 2007, when photographer Homer Sykes, who had been capturing images of the land that would soon be consumed by the London 2012 Games, finished his year long project

Cyclists take on gruelling Tour de France style race for charity

A team of cyclists from London will be taking on three stages of the Tour De France in a gruelling challenge through the Alps. The event, called Trois Etapes, is fronted by 2008 Tour de France winner Carlos Sastre and takes place from 29th to 31st July.
 

The BLDGBLOG Book

In his brilliantly executed blog BLDGBLOG, begun in 2004 and read by millions, Geoff Manaugh decided to write only about the things that invigorated him...