Books & Maps

Nick Brandt – Lake Natron, Northern Tanzania

These incredible photos of petrified animals in Lake Natron, Northern Tanzania have been making the rounds on the web the last couple days, and they’re from photographer Nick Brandt’s new book Across The Ravaged Land. The animals become petrified due to the lake’s constant pH of 9 to 10.5—an extremely basic alkalinity that preserves these creatures […]

Books & Maps, Photographers - October 3, 2013

Dymax Redux: The Fuller Projection Map Redesigned

The Buckminster Fuller Institute recently held a competition to design a new version of the Fuller Projection map, also known as the “Dymaxion Map” that was designed by Buckminster Fuller. The original map is described as follows: Also know as the “Dymaxion Map,” the Fuller Projection Map is the only flat map of the entire […]

Books & Maps - August 9, 2013

Old Books: America The Beautiful, 1970

Arches National Monument, Utah Monument Valley, Utah Yellowstone National Park Akaka Falls, Hawaii Canyonlands National Park, Utah Grand Teton National Park Yosemite National Park It seems fitting to post a book about the the United States today since it’s the 4th of July. I’m an occasional collector of old travel and photo books, usually found […]

Books & Maps - July 4, 2013

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