Arthur Drooker’s Light-Bending “Cosmic Carnival” Monograph

A colorful, kinetic visual study from one of our favorite photographers

In many ways a celebration of light’s relationship with motion, photographer Arthur Drooker‘s new soft cover monograph, Cosmic Carnival, captures the swirling colors of rides at several county fairs. Nothing shy of a feast for the eyes, the 34 page photo book taps into childhood nostalgia and dizzying memories—but it also addresses the way we understand kinetic color. “I wanted to make the Cosmic Carnival …

SFMOMA’s “The Sea Ranch: Architecture, Environment, and Idealism” Exhibit + Unbeaten Path Tours’ On-Site Exploration

Two ways to spotlight the idyllic architectural development on the Sonoma Coast

Along California’s Highway 1, past Bodega Bay and Jenner, 100 miles north of San Francisco, the rugged coastline is at times barely visible. Along the curving road, unpainted wood homes can be spotted through the trees and meadows. This part of the Northern California coast feels both earthy and otherworldly. It is here that the Sea Ranch concept, a radical architecture experiment, aimed to become a model community …

Electricity-Powered Zero Motorcycles

Simple, sophisticated machines breaking milestones among electric vehicle

From their inception in 2006 to today’s rapidly escalating sales, Zero Motorcycles have pioneered the aesthetic and technological worlds of electric motorcycles. These are, as the brand states, hand-built high-tech machines designed and produced in northern California. Zero Motorcycles happens to be the leader for electric bikes (in an EV market that reached 170K last year, in the US alone). They’ve achieved this by stripping …