Laure Albin-Guillot (1879-1962) was married to a physician/scientist and she tapped into her husband’s lifelong interest in micrography to create a stunning series of photomicrographs of crystals printed on colored and metallic papers. Her Micrographie decorative (Paris: Draeger Freres, 1931) is a shining example of natural pattern that can be seen elementally.

Yerba buena (good herb)

August 28, 2014

The first name for San Francisco was Yerba Buena (meaning good herb) because the mint plant was found amongst the dunes and long the coast and used in medicinal teas and remedies.

I started this blog ages ago and forgot about it. I have been doing a lot of writing and not much designing, but will post some of my work soon.