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Rediscovering the First Color Photographs of the United States

An American Odyssey is a new 612 page book published by Taschen that revisits photochrom and photostint postcard images from the private collection of Marc Walter. Originally produced by the Detroit Photographic Company between 1888 and 1924, these images were created using a photolithographic process that predated the autochrome by nearly 20 years, offering people…

Behind the Iron Curtain: An Abandoned Tour of the Eastern Bloc

In 2013, photographer Rebecca Litchfield was commissioned by Carpet Bombing Culture to photograph the abandoned buildings and areas of the former Soviet Union and its satellite states. Litchfield’s journey took her through ten countries in Eastern Europe to capture what was left from the collapse of the Soviet Union. The result was Soviet Ghosts, a…

13 Cabins That Will Make You Want To Run Away From It All

1. Boathouse by TYIN (Norway) Pasi Aalto / TASCHEN 2. Cabanas no Rio Huts by Aires Mateus (Portugal) Nelson Garrido / TASCHEN 3. Estate Bungalow by Narein Perera (Sri Lanka) Malaka Weligodapola / TASCHEN 4. Clavo Lain Renovation by Hans-Jörg Ruch (Switzerland) Filippo Simonetti / TASCHEN 5. Fragile Shelter by Hidemi Nishida (Japan) Hidemi Nishida…