Detroit’s fall from grace–from its ruins porn to its obesity rankings, from its crime rate to its bankruptcy–has all been exposed in the lurid glare of publicity. But I am constantly defending the Motor City. No campaign has captured the spirit and soul of the everyday people who live and work in the city –until, that is, the Detroit-based watch, bicycle, and leather goods manufacturing company Shinola choose the legendary photographer Bruce Weber to capture the essence of the city for it’s newest campaign.
Rana Florida interviews Robert Hammond, co-founder of the non-profit Friends of the High Line with its goals at first to save the elevated railway, then to transform it into a vibrant public space in NY.
Rana Florida takes a look at the positive in Detroit, from great universities and walkable neighborhoods, to cultural and natural amenities, the city and surrounding region have a lot to offer.
This newest installment of Creative Spaces not only highlights amazing pools at exclusive resorts that many of us can only dream of but also great pools to dip in at a neighborhood park.
This newest installment of Creative Spaces celebrates the cities that have done the work and spent the money to make vibrant and dynamic waterfronts — great spots where tourists and locals alike can gather, play and reflect.
In this newest installment of our Creative Spaces series, we have scoured the US in search of some of the best AZA accredited animal enclosures.
In this newest installment of our Creative Spaces series, we have scoured the world to find schools that truly celebrate and inculcate creativity — whether through their design and architecture, art or music programs, or new ways of thinking. We decided to stick to public schools since most private schools charge high enough tuitions to create complete utopias if they wish.
In this newest installment of our Creative Spaces series, we have scoured scoured the world for playgrounds old and new, large and small with a visit to any one of them leaving you feeling rejuvenated and refreshed.
In this newest installment of our Creative Spaces series, we have scoured the streets of cities in North America and the UK to bring you the most compelling graffiti projects we could find.
In this newest installment of our Creative Spaces series, we have assembled a slideshow of memorable parking garages from all over the world.