Pit Bulls and Florals

Deborah Sussman's vibrant career, outlaw Instagrammers, the truth about yawning and more in our look at the web this week

No dog has as poor of a stereotypical reputation than that of the pit bull. After volunteering with rescue groups and developing a deeper understanding of the breed, photographer Sophie Gamand created a series of images that casts the loyal dogs in a new light. “Flower Power, Pit Bulls of the Revolution” dreamily portrays the dogs adorned with wreathes of flowers. The three subjects were …

Rest in Peace Deborah Sussman

Deborah Sussman's vibrant career, outlaw Instagrammers, the truth about yawning and more in our look at the web this week

The creative community lost a veteran this week with the passing of Deborah Sussman, who lost her battle with breast cancer. A longtime environmental designer, talented colorist and supergraphics pioneer, Sussman graduated from Black Mountain College and began her career as an art director in the office of Charles and Ray Eames, before going on to design the 1984 Summer Olympics identity. In 2004 she …

#OutlawsofInstagram

Deborah Sussman's vibrant career, outlaw Instagrammers, the truth about yawning and more in our look at the web this week

We’ve all seen #RichKidsofInstagram and #CatsofInstagram, but all other square images pale in comparison to the double-tap worthy work of those risking life, limb and the threat of the police for their shots. The so-called Outlaw Instagrammers scale bridges, skyscrapers and pretty much any space in NYC that’s off limits, all for Insta-glory. A community has cropped up in New York where rivals vie for …