2.27.15 / Weekend Heller: Battle of the Caves


Thanks to DH follower Brian Burch for linking me to the cave of Brooklyn-based Chong Gon Byun, whose collection of artifacts is the subject of a short film, “This Must Be The Place,” produced and directed by Ben Wu and David Usui of Lost & Found films. There is such a strong similarity to my recently dismembered cave seen in the short by Nicolas Heller that I thought I’d reprise “The Cave” so you can compare and contrast.

Byun's collection.

Byun’s collection.

Heller's collection.

Heller’s collection.

Byun's collection.

Byun’s collection.

Heller's collection.

Heller’s collection.


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is the co-founder and the co-chair of the MFA Designer as Author program at the School of Visual Arts. He writes the Visuals column for the New York Times Book Review and the Graphic Content blog for T-Style. He is the author, coauthor, and/or editor of more than 120 books on design and popular culture, including the recent book Born Modern: The Life and Design of Alvin Lustig (Chronicle).