art on the road

nyc’s department of transportation is inviting entries for one of their signature beautification projects: barrier beautification! artists and designers can find more info here on how to get a chance to design and paint a mural on those ordinarily unremarkable concrete barriers separating bike and car lanes.

photos via nyc streets.

great idea.

don’t forget to write a love letter

i know it’s not valentine’s day yet, but this nifty ring on the cool hunter’s list of gifts to buy your loved ones caught my eye.

you can buy it here. for me? you shouldn’t have.