Out and About: Steve in Minneapolis
I was in Minneapolis earlier this week to speak at the MIMA Summit. I hadn’t been in Minneapolis since 1999, so I took a little bit of time to explore – here’s some of my photographs.
City icons: Charles Schultz hails from Minneapolis, as did Mary Richards.
Who needs the Kuik-E-Mark?
Create your Turkey Masterpiece! Who could resist, when inspired by those nothing-short-of-masterful pieces?
Inspiring earnest words populate a downtown garden space.
No smoking or dipping. No, that’s not an ashtray, it’s a tin of tobacco. You can tell because it’s got the word “tobacco” written on it, pretty much the mark of failure in icon design.
ATMS are increasing featuring mirrors as safety devices, letting you see whose coming up behind you. This takes it one step further, with a video monitor performing the same function. Is that creeping-featurism?
Marquette Plaza, constructed somewhat like a suspension bridge.
Not related at all to Chevron. Really?
Sawing you in half daily. At Sever’s. Really?