Art Everywhere US

A nationwide art show celebrating 50 American classics

There’s no questioning Times Square’s cultural relevancy. While it’s currently mostly full of big box chain stores, gimmicky restaurants and ticket hustlers, the fact remains that it’s one of the most iconic public spaces in the world. Now—to the delight of tourists and locals alike—a few of its billboards just swapped their ad slogans for fine art. Alongside CNN headlines and the golden arches, visitors …

Small Gift

Sanrio's coast-to-coast celebration of 50 years of Hello Kitty and friends

For anyone who’s ever wanted to live inside their Hello Kitty pencil case, the cat character’s founder Sanrio is currently celebrating its 50th with Small Gift—a massive, national blow-out tour. Following last year’s global celebration of Kitty’s 35th anniversary last year, the parent company will host events at L.A.‘s Barker Hangar from 12-21 November before making its way to Miami for a celebration coinciding with …

How Our Laws Are Made

An award-winning infographic explaining a bill's journey to becoming a law

Winner of the Sunlight Foundation‘s Design For America challenge, the colorful infographic “How Our Laws Are Made” offers clarity on the actions of the U.S. government. Using an enticing rainbow flow chart, the graphic simplifies the process while still showing the numerous steps (or missteps) for a bill to become a law. (Full size here.) One of the eight winners profiled online at Good Magazine, …