Cincinnati panoramic Photographer, Tom Schiff, is well-known for his colorful,oblong books of panoramic photographs. Often, the subject of Schiff’s photographs are the visually interesting landmarks, buildings, and places in and around Cincinnati and Ohio. Schiff’s newest photo book project, Columbus, Indiana: Midwestern Modernist Mecca (Skira Rizzoli, 2013), takes the reader/viewer on a wonderful tour around the little town in Indiana that has some of the most extraordinary examples of modernist architecture you’ll ever lay eyes on. Schiff not only offers readers/viewers a glimpse inside of beautiful places, such as the Miller House by Eero Saarinen (1957), but his unique style and craft allows us to see things in a different way. Whether you are traveling for research or leisure, Schiff’s new book, available for check out at the DAAP Library, is a wonderful resource for preparing for your next architectural pilgrimage to Columbus (Indiana).
~Jennifer Krivickas, Head of the Robert A. Deshon and Karl J. Schlachter Library for Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning