Thomas Nast: Morristown’s Master of Political Artistry

With our Presidential campaign season in full swing, we are reminded that Korn Hynes’ home base of Morristown, NJ was also home to one of history’s most influential political illustrators, Thomas Nast (1840–1902). Nast lived in Villa Fontana at 50 Macculloch Avenue (below left) from 1872 to 1892, and in the heart of Morristown, created … Continued

THE DA VINCI RECODE: The MET’s New Logo

On 01 March 2016, coinciding with the opening of the Met Breuer in the former Whitney Museum on Madison Avenue, The Metropolitan Museum Of Art launched a sweeping change to the museum’s venerable brand identity. In announcing the change in February, the museum’s board described its rationale: Throughout its 146-year history, The Metropolitan Museum of … Continued

New York Attitude

Everything about New York screams attitude. Like this billboard on the side of a building on 8th Avenue where steely-eyed Ray Liotta stares down passers-bye on behalf of 1800 Tequila. Korn Hynes’ Creative Director, John Hynes, shot this during one of his Manhattan photo expeditions where he shoots all things cool. John Hynes, Creative Director, … Continued