These Inflatables Make It Look Like There’s A Sea Monster Attack In Philadelphia

Over at Philadelphia’s Navy Yard, street artists Filthy Luker and Pedro Estrellas have put up a huge installation that makes it appear as if a giant sea monster is trying to get out of a two-story warehouse. The piece, entitled Sea Monsters HERE, is the biggest inflatable sculpture made by the UK-based duo to date. It features colourful tentacles measuring 32 to 40 feet emerging from the structure’s windows, and curling up towards the sky. Continue reading »

“It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia”: Stunning Mid-Century Mugshots From The City Of Brotherly Love

Sometimes mugshots look like portraits. In this gallery of faces from 1950 and 1960s Philadelphia, photo collector Mark Michaelson picks mugshots that make us stop, look and keep looking. Continue reading »

Jesus of Philadelphia

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Michael Grant, 28, “Philly Jesus”, carries a 12 foot cross 8 miles through this blighted area of North Philadelphia towards LOVE Park in Center City as part of a Christmas walk to spread the true message of the holiday in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania December 20, 2014. As many as a half dozen others joined him for numerous miles as he trekked southward down Broad Street. Some shouted “Praise Jesus!” and “Thank you for doing this!” at the sight. Nearly everyday for the last 8 months, Grant has dressed as Jesus Christ, and walked the streets of Philadelphia to share the Christian gospel by example. He quickly acquired the nickname of “Philly Jesus”, which he has gone by ever since. (Photo by Mark Makela/Reuters)
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Philadelphia Design Awards!




Recently, AIGA Philadelphia held its inaugural Design Competition/Exhibition featuring the best of Philly design. Promoting the design community, the show was aptly titled, PDA (Philadelphia Design Awards): Show Some Love.