New iPod

It doesn’t take much hunting today to find the news of Apple’s new iPods. They are smaller and lighter with more storage space (15 and 30 GB). There’s a new dock. And they, as well as the older versions, integrate seamlessly with the new music download service offered via the iTunes upgrade. The new version of iTunes also includes Rendezvous based music sharing. That means …

Fun Blank CDs and DVDs

5 Inch is a little Chicago design shop with fantastic blank disc art and innovative little cases.

Hiroshi Sugimoto

The MCA Chicago is featuring work from Hiroshi Sugimoto, a Japanese photographer. Sugimoto’s blurry perspective on architecture is sublime. The installation was also designed by the artist and is among the most intriguing presentations of photographs that I have ever experienced.