It doesn’t take much to make me want a McDonalds, even getting a whiff of McMuffins in the morning mist of bus fumes and aftershave is enough to make me start salivating. It’s not the same with everyone, granted, McDonalds is a double-edged sword, and has been a controversial feeding bag from the word go.
The chain’s most recent, and perhaps most honest slogan “Something for Everyone” is backed up by photographer Nolan Conway’s fantastic portraits of McDonalds diners recently posted on the New York Times. What Nolan found, after visiting hundreds of their restaurants across America, was the diversity in the customers, how it’s one of the only places where the poor dine alongside the rich, which you could argue happens almost nowhere else in the world. Still doesn’t completely explain why that Alsatian is on top of that car though….
- Give thanks, and join us in the weekly feast that is the Best of the Web
- Discos and design explored in gorgeous new Bedford Press book Nightswimming
- Unusual nudes and strange, glittering fashion photography from Arnaud Lajeunie
- Seoul-based studio Chung Choon applies an elegance and simplicity to its posters
- See the work of some of Nick Knight's most impressive new protégés
- Designer Chloe Pannatier looks at fakes and risk in art and money
- Jonathan Barnbrook talks us through designing David Bowie's new album artwork
- Should illustrators be treated like designers?
- Anthony Burrill tells us about his numerous Etsy WORK HARD rip-offs
- Colourful masses with a Memphis aesthetic in Mariano Pascual’s illustrated alphabet
- Japanese illustrator Nimura Daisuke is back with his charmingly naughty gifs
- Grey London's thoughtful, powerful and innovative new campaign for Tate Britain