To understand the idea of the “temporary” is an eastern point of view. I bring this up both in relation to the sub-title of the blog, a portable manifesto in combination with the process of daily life. The point of view exposed and expressed here embody at least these two ongoing elements. The portable and the process…which do not have a singular destination in mine.
Per some of the questions / comments from yesterday’s post.
1. Yes, Mr. Sullivan is now available in a Lego set.
2. Koan : Japanese, literally ‘matter for public thought.’ – paradoxical anecdote or riddle, used in Zen Buddhism to demonstrate the inadequacy of logical reasoning and to provoke enlightenment. ( see article by Sanford Kwinter, KOAN in The SANAA studios 2006-2008, Learning from Japan: Single Story Urbanism . p. 81-83)
In looking around the web this morning, Chicago popped up for the following :
Shawn Hazen is not a Chicago type, but he does love Chicago type — as in typefaces. A graphic designer from California, Hazen moved to the Windy City four years ago and fell for the infinite assortment of exterior fonts — the “unique visual heritage,” as he puts it. ”