Chicago artist Sighn, a member of the Multi Polar Projects art collective, is carving anything you’d like out of basswood (up to 50 characters) from now through December as part of a larger ITSOK project. Place your orders here. For you treehuggers, a tree is planted in conjunction with the Arbor Day Foundation for every piece ordered.
Two students from NC State have recently hatched a great t-shirt company, Wear You Live, featuring figure-ground diagrams of 15 major US cities screen-printed on comfy shirts. Kick ass. (via ok great)
Chicago artist Ray Noland aka CRO is rolling out new work as part of a series called Pork & Politics Stuff It! Chicago Style. The above aerosol stencil on canvas of mayoral candidate Rahm Emanuel is available now in an edition of three.
Photos of downtown Chicago by Ohio photographer Andrew McAllister. More photos over on Behance.
A great timelapse of Chicago by Josh Kalven shot in 26 locations using 5,328 photos. Thanks for making us look great Josh.
Diagram of a new fall dish at Alinea in Chicago. Or perhaps this is from the new cookbook? (via jess)