Pommery Pop America Champagne

Independence Day extravaganzas, election hoopla and Olympic action—'tis the season for Americana and celebration. Joining designers from Milan to Middle America who are touting the red, white and blue as the aesthetic of the moment on and off the runway, Pommery's Pop America Champagne in pint-size packaging makes for a perfect pour and party favor. Designed with stars streaming across a blue background and red …

Labelscar

A blog documenting the mundanely beautiful side of retail history since its launch in 2006, Labelscar takes its name from the mark left when a business closes and removes their sign exposing the virgin facade below, the equivalent of an architectural watch tan. Organized by state and with images and info, the site includes hundreds of entries to date and encourages submissions from readers. Created …

Peter Granser: Coney Island

For a totally unique look at quintessential Americana from the other side of the pond, take a look at Peter Granser's witty and stimulating color images in Coney Island. Grasner, generally interested themes surrounding societal taboos such as illness and aging, turned his sights toward the mythic New York beach/amusement park where he interprets the decline and survival of the American middle class over 100 …