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February

Found typography in Havana

27
FEB 10
Around the streets of Havana there are some interesting little typographic gems for the keen type spotter. The cars and the buildings dominate the cityscape, but if you keep looking some interesting letterforms can be found.

Found typography in Havana

 

Raúl Corral

23
FEB 10
In 1959 Raúl Corral was Director of Photography at the IRNA (National Institute of Agrarian Reform). On September 14th Che Guevara was an TV and Raúl shot several rolls of film from behind the scenes.

Raúl Corral

Alberto Korda

16
FEB 10
Alberto Korda photographed one of the most iconic faces of all time Ernesto Che Guevara or just Che Guevara to you and I. He's responsibe for an image that has been reproduced countless times entitled Guerrillero Heroico declared "the most famous photograph in the world".

Alberto Korda

Cuban flag

08
FEB 10
February is looking like it will feature a lot of posts about Cuba. Cuba and its capital Havana is an amazing place, both in its history and its visual qualities. Almost every corner has something truly interesting for someone like me. I'll begin with the Cuban flag.

Cuban flag