vernacular design

Le sac Français

Le sac (the bag) has long been a popular venue for commercial advertising in la belle France. Not so different from here, except le sac Françia.

What Do You See?

News of Cecilia Gimenez’s “restoration” of an ecce homo fresco in a Catholic church in Borja, Spain, has been making the media rounds. Ecce homo (“behold the man”) is its own genre that depicts Jesus before the crucifixion, often wearing a crown of thorns. As the image below demonstrates, Gimenez took some creative liberties...