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Present&Correct’s Star Cards
To sleep under a starry night sky is a tricky dream to fulfill for most who live in cities, though London stationery and design store Present&Correct offers a delightful alternative that’s much more tempting than sticking glow-in-the-dark stars...
DESIGN
Josh Cochran's New York
Readers have probably seen the work of illustrator Josh Cochran before without even knowing it—from album covers to TIME magazine, the New York Times to the wallpaper inside room 1017 at Manhattan's Ace Hotel. Cochran's most recent endeavor is his...
DESIGN
Sans Form Art Prints
Though some creatives have questioned the effectiveness of teamwork in recent years, there's no denying strength in numbers when it comes to unique collectives like Sans Form, a recently launched hub and web store hosting an ever-changing group...
CULTURE
Tokyo Graphic Passport 2014
Housed across three galleries—two in DUMBO, Brooklyn and one in Manhattan's Lower East Side—bilingual Japanese arts publication +81 presents "Tokyo Graphic Passport," a traveling exhibition of Japanese posters and more from many famed makers and...
DESIGN
"Basilicas" by Adrian Johnson
An identifiable aesthetic and high level of simple sophistication mark the ever-evolving graphic design work of Liverpool-born artist Adrian Johnson. But having become increasingly disenfranchised with commercial illustration work after 15 years...
CULTURE
Fab + The Warhol Foundation
While you can score a Campbell's soup reproduction print from any number of places, opportunities to pick up an authentic Andy Warhol are few and far between for casual art collectors. Knowing this, design megastore Fab will host a rare sale today...
DESIGN
The Changing Faces of Bowie Print
Dedicated Bowie fans will have to wait another month to immerse themselves in one of the most extensive retrospectives on his career to date, but lovers of both the Thin White Duke and high quality design can now pre-order a limited-edition print...
DESIGN
Litographs
Litographs—a company known for reprinting full texts of books as posters—recently caught our eye when they sent us a custom poster printed with text from Cool Hunting articles. The execution was just too slick not to share. There in...
TECH
Photos to Art
In an expansion of Art.com's online service, Photos to Art, the eminent supplier of household decor is bringing personalized prints to social media. Photos to Art is now available as an iOS app capable of pulling images from phones as well as from...
DESIGN
Ten Principles of Good Design Poster
Endlessly quoted by designers and educators, Dieter Rams' Ten Principles of Good Design has remained a benchmark for creative thinking since the legendary designer released the proclamation in the early '80s. In an homage to the list of sound advice...
DESIGN
The Future Perfect Fall Update
Since it was founded in 2003 the NYC shop The Future Perfect has become known for championing emerging designers and artists with its eclectic collection of high end furniture and playful design objects. Last week, the store ushered in a new season...
DESIGN
Puxxle
Growing up, sisters Luisa and Catarina Lente were as fascinated by classic jigsaw puzzles as they were by complex virtual games like SimCity2000. Drawing connections between the pixels that made up their online worlds and the pieces of their favorite...
CULTURE
Cindy Sherman for NYFF
New York Film Festival is considered one of the most important platforms to celebrate film, and each season's promotional posters offer aspiring and established painters and photographers a chance to showcase their talent at the same time. In the...
DESIGN
Master Debaters
Mark McGinnis, who helped adults remember their ABCs with his irreverent 2010 Alphabet Series ("A" is for Atomic, "B" is for Blow, and "C" is for Camel Toe), is debuting a new set of colorful prints called the "Master Debaters" series at SCP's Design...
DESIGN
Poster II, The Hustler
According to multidisciplinary designer Joey Roth, a hustler is someone who creates something from inspiration, mediated by an uncompromising picture of reality, then launches it with precision into the world. To illustrate this archetype and the...
DESIGN
Comet Substance
With his wide range of projects and mediums, it is no wonder why the technical sketcher turned screen printer Comet Substance uses collage in his works. Armed with a broad background, Comet Substance, also known as Ronny Hunger clips images out...
DESIGN
McBess
French illustrator, film director and creative polymath Mathieu Bessudo, or McBess as he is more widely known, is a London-based artist with an eye for incredible detail and a mind for a surreal rearrangement of the most simplistic of subject matters...
CULTURE
The Great GoogaMooga Posters
by Joanna Prisco For the last six months, New Yorkers have been hotly anticipating The Great GoogaMooga, a free food and music festival to take place in Brooklyn's Prospect Park this weekend, 19-20 May. Created by Superfly Presents—founders...
DESIGN
AIGA/NY Anniversary Posters
2012 marks the 30th anniversary of the New York chapter of the American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA), the nation's premier professional design organization. In honor of the celebration, AIGA/NY reached out to 30 NYC design stars to each create...
DESIGN
Iron Curtain Graphics
The ideological imagery from the height of Communist rule in central and Eastern Europe has become a familiar motif in the west in the decades since its fall. From the illustrations of bourgeois fat cats to the classic "Niet" posters depicting a...
DESIGN
21
On display through 15 April 2012, the exhibition "21&#8212: 21 Years of Cultural Posters" celebrates the more intriguing covers of the quarterly Flemish design magazine Kwintessens since it started in 1992. Almost every issue reflects the vision...
CULTURE
Pearl and the Beard
At the close of a recent show at the Music Hall of Williamsburg, Jocelyn Mackenzie of Brooklyn-based band Pearl and the Beard held a screen-printed poster before a stupefied, packed house. Foregoing the disposable medium of CDs or LPs, the band...
DESIGN
Plusminusten
Commandments as legendary as the man who created them, Dieter Rams' ten principles of "good design" provide an essential guide for any creative seeking to produce high-quality work. In an effort to visualize the enduring concepts beyond the many...
CULTURE
Lyric Art: 200 Years of Warner/Chappell Music
With an impressive two centuries in business, Warner/Chappell is celebrating the spirit of their enterprise by doing what they do best—spreading the beauty of music. But in this case, rather than act as a publisher of songs, they instead tasked...
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