Buamai was conceived by our founder & creative director Michael Paul Young in 2008 as an online repository for unique or inspirational found images (pre-Pinterest). Mainly for graphic design and typographic related material, the collection grew to encompass the humorous, the reflective, the obscure and the just-plain-strange. Buamai now encompasses contributions from a worldwide collective… Read More
Public Collectors consists of informal agreements where collectors allow the contents of their collection to be published and permit those who are curious to directly experience the objects in person. Participants must be willing to type up an inventory of their collection, provide a means of contact and share their collection with the public. Collectors can be based in any geographic location. The purpose of this project is for large collections of materials to become accessible so that knowledge, ideas and expertise can be freely shared and exchanged.