cool people: Michael Bierut

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So glad I’m not a leaf. This is terrifying

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#marchforourlives

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Carmen Winant, My Birth (detail), 2018

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William Golden, 1951

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Horror vacui in architectural graphics, James Gamble Rogers for Yale University, 1933

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Me and my hero @edelrodriguez at @designindaba

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Dawn run on Table Mountain, @designindaba day one

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Extraordinary to see Thomas Heatherwick’s vision brought to life in Cape Town

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An Arch for Archbishop Tutu @designindaba @snohetta @local_studio

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Enigma on W 57th

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I feel totally justified

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Dorothy rocking @edelrodriguez at the NYC Women’s March

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Christmas Is Over! (If You Want It)

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Frozen Hudson River

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Park Avenue South and 20th Street. Growing up in Cleveland, I remember it being like this seven months out of the year

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Dorothy and I greeted 2018 by playing Michigan Rummy with Mar and her boyfriend Nick in a seaside bar. Happy new year!

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The laziest terrier in Cape May County

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tfw your son attempts to raise revolutionary consciousness over the holidays

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Dorothy and I after the Nutcracker. One more time!

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From 1970, here is 13-year-old me’s favorite book. Edited and designed by Marshall McCluhan’s collaborator on “Thd Mefium is the Massage.”

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When people really cared about radiator housing

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First snow

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Getting a turntable has led me to rediscover my old vinyl, including this great tribute to Monk (the sleeve was the first project that Stephen Doyle @doylepartners did at M&Co)

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Wesley Methodist Church, under renovation

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For #worlddiabetesday, the only tattoo I’ve ever designed, for my brave & brilliant daughter @marbieballin

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After 27 years, l finally got a desk with a view! #firstdayat250PAS @pentagramdesign

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@emilyoberman and the last days of 204 Fifth Avenue

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Pablo Picasso, Pintchik Hardware, John Podesta, Polaroid, Alexander Pope, Popeyes Chicken & Biscuits, and Postmodernism, and that’s just the Ps! My favorite part of my new book Now...

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Out today! Now You See It, featuring essays on design and baseball, politics, pop music, glass ceilings, Oreos, The Sopranos, stand up comics, awkward photographs, neutered sprites,...

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My book How To was published two years ago today. It just went into its fourth printing. Thanks to @thamesandhudson, @harpercollinsus, my team at @pentagramdesign, and everyone who...

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Ai Weiwei, Forever Bicycles, 2014

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Those Rs! Austin’s first skyscraper. Sanguinet and Staats, 1910; updated by Edwin Kreisle and Walter C. Hendrick, Inc., 1930-31

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Some nice type in my hotel room, including 50% of my last name in Eight-Line Pica Ornamented No. 2

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East Ninth Street Hall of Fame: (L) Rose Building, George Horatio Smith; (R) Schofield Building, Levi Tucker Schofield; both 1902

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Visiting Asya Palatova in her studio at @gleenaceramics @gleenashop

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“Muse with Violin” Screen,1930. Designed by Paul Feher, manufactured by Rose Iron Works, Cleveland

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Taking the long way home on those Connecticut back roads with @thebrittcobb and @tess_mccann

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Westboro in reverse

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Irving Penn, opening day

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Pablo Picasso, Guitare, 1927

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Stefan Bruggemann, The Wall (detail, with stickers)

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Francis Kere's magical pavilion at the Serpentine

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Straight from the airport, 10 minutes to closing time

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New house!

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Fresh from the bath

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A little disturbing to find my private compulsion go public with permanent signage

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Gladiator right at home

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View from the back porch, Cape May, New Jersey

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Tarrytown, 8:10am

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Ettore Sottsass, Bacterio for Abet Laminati, 1978, at the Met Breuer

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Ettore Sottsass, Superbox (detail), 1970, at the Met Breuer

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Dorothy experiences Nick Cave at MassMOCA

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Henrik Kubel of A2 pinned up at the NYT Magazine exhibit

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This is the future liberals want

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Gladiator taking nap #20 of the day

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Bathroom at the Red Rooster, Harlem USA

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Etel Adnan, 1966

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1165 Broadway, crammed to the gills

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Pod life with @nairobiabel

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Ghost sign, obscured for years, uncovered during construction on Exchange Place

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Budakirkja, Budir, Iceland

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Thingvellir Church, Iceland

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First morning in Iceland