Sunday, December 16, 2007
Monday, December 03, 2007
Bent on success: Neon signs are this man's craft - Roanoke.com: "Luckily, Keith Martin and Susan Shuler, co-owners of Sav’On Signs, were all too happy to bring him aboard."
Sunday, December 02, 2007
WDBJ7 Roanoke News and Weather NRV Lynchburg Danville | Memory of Roanoke artist kept alive in show: "'It was a wake up call for me to feel... what's really important in my life,' says Coleman. "
Friday, November 16, 2007
Snapshot: Light relief : Nature News: "Ehlenberger, who is also an emergency-room physician, creates abstract and figurative works that focus on marine life, including fish, dolphins and whales. He was recently commissioned by the Seattle Biomedical Research Institute — which is working on a malaria vaccine — to design a neon sculpture illustrating the feeding posture of anopheline mosquitoes."
Thursday, November 08, 2007
Derby makeover for Metro bridge - Today's Chronicle - News - ChronicleLive: "A BRIDGE will be glowing red-and-white and black-and-white on the eve of Saturday’s Wear-Tyne derby."
Thursday, November 01, 2007
Wednesday, October 24, 2007
Monday, October 22, 2007
Saturday, October 20, 2007
Wednesday, October 10, 2007
Saturday, October 06, 2007
Solar trees, no raking involved | SCI FI Tech for Friday, October 05, 2007 | SCIFI.COM: "What do you do when those trees lining your boulevard get diseased, die or fall down? Getting a large growth could take years, and that's a surefire way to lose the aesthetics of your trendy neighborhood. Working with Sharp Solar, artist Ross Lovegrove created Solar Trees to remind people of greener times."
Monday, August 13, 2007
Neon: Two artists use light to illuminate their artistic ideas North County Times - North San Diego and Southwest Riverside County News - NCTimes.com
Neon: Two artists use light to illuminate their artistic ideas North County Times - North San Diego and Southwest Riverside County News - NCTimes.com - Californian.com
Thursday, August 09, 2007
Sunday, July 29, 2007
Lights go out on neon landmark - Times Online: "To purists the Lucozade sign beside the M4 in Brentford, West London, is a very rare example of 1950s Modernist art in advertising. To millions of motorists it is just a cheerful welcome to the capital."
City's neon advertising icons to be sold off in sign of changing Times - Times Online: "But the company has shrunk from more than a hundred workers to only six as high-tech video screens have come to dominate Times Square, covering new buildings such as the Nasdaq stock exchange and the Lehman Brothers headquarters like skin."
Headstones don't have to be gloomy. Lighten up with a Tracey Emin neon -Times Online: "No wonder that so many tourists haunt the spot. “London has more ghosts per square inch than any other city,” an excitable American informed me. “And right now, with all these terror risks, I feel safer out here with the dead than inside your Tate Modern,” her husband added a bit gruesomely. Which made me wonder what legacy we are now leaving."
Tuesday, July 10, 2007
Tuesday, May 22, 2007
Sunday, April 29, 2007
Tuesday, April 24, 2007
Wednesday, April 18, 2007
The End of a 1,400-Year-Old Business: "The world's oldest continuously operating family business ended its impressive run last year. Japanese temple builder Kongo Gumi, in operation under the founders' descendants since 578, succumbed to excess debt and an unfavorable business climate in 2006."
Monday, April 16, 2007
350 bhp battery-powered Killacycle smashes 1/4 mile records for electric vehicles - gizmag Article: "The bike is fuelled entirely by the world's most powerful Li-Ion battery cells; the M1 from A123 Systems. 990 of the small, rechargeable cells combine to produce a 375 volt, 1575 amp, 7.5 kW/hr battery pack. The bike's peak output is over 350 horsepower, compared to the approximately 240 horsepower of this year's MotoGP missiles."