Category: Art & Design

NASA Graphics Standards Manual

NASA Graphics Standards Manual

Jesse Reed and Hamish Smith avoid the sophomore slump with deftness, we speak to the designers and collaborators about the public release their reproduction of the NASA Graphics Standards Manual.

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Studio Visit: Ladies & Gentlemen

Studio Visit: Ladies & Gentlemen

We’re looking ahead to this years Sight Unseen Offsite. First up, we pay a visit to the playful Ladies & Gentlemen Studio.

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100 Years of Jane Jacobs

100 Years of Jane Jacobs

Jane Jacobs, the most well-known crusader for living, functional, social cities would have turned 100 years old this week.

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The Architecture of People

The Architecture of People

Most of architect Kevin Haley’s stories seem to begin in a pub, so naturally we asked him to chat over a beer while he was in town working on a special project with some local students.

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A Santa Fe Art Tour

A Santa Fe Art Tour

The oldest capitol in the U.S. is also one of its most vibrant art cities. We spent an afternoon with our friend in town who is making it the work of her inspiring one-woman company to demystify the city’s art.     

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Gropius House

Gropius House

After the Nazis forced the Bauhaus to close, Walter Gropius made a new life in America. We visit the house he built for his family – perhaps one of the purest showcases of his architectural philosophies – in a bucolic town near Boston.

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Women of Cinefamily

Women of Cinefamily

We chat with a group of film makers and fans working to expand the definition of Women’s Film – and add a whole lot of films to our ‘Must Watch’ list in the process.

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Artek and the Aaltos

Artek and the Aaltos

A new, first of it’s kind in the US exhibition of the pioneering work of Alvar Aalto and Aino Marsio-Aalto opens this month in New York.

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Studio Visit: Jordy van den Nieuwendijk

Studio Visit: Jordy van den Nieuwendijk

We pay a visit to artist Jordy van den Nieuwendijk and his pup Bell at their home and studio in The Hague.

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Studio Visit: Buchholzberlin

Studio Visit: Buchholzberlin

Designer Katja Buchholz and her husband Alex Meschkowski on their love of storied wood objects from their shared home and studio in Berlin.

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Ville Machine: Chandigarh

Ville Machine: Chandigarh

Colonialism was dead. Long live colonialism. A dispatch from Le Corbusier’s weird, breathtaking, and one-of-a-kind gridded city in the north of India.

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Carl Hammoud

Carl Hammoud

Stockholm based artist Carl Hammoud is known for the taut precision of his work, but there is much more at play in his perfectly rendered world.

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Studio Visit: Donald Robertson

Studio Visit: Donald Robertson

We pay a visit to the lush LA home of art director and fashion illustrator Donald Robertson.

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Studio Visit: Kathleen Hawkes

Studio Visit: Kathleen Hawkes

Kathleen Hawkes is an artist and photographer who teaches in Wisconsin and lives in Minnesota. Her studio practice spans both states. Just as she lives and works across state line, her work crosses the border from loss to preservation.We visited Kate in her beautiful home in Minnesota to learn more about her art practice.

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Studio Visit: Erik Olson

Studio Visit: Erik Olson

We pay a visit to the studio of painter Erik Olson as he prepares for the latest exhibition of his work.  

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A Silver Lining: Radu Ion

A Silver Lining: Radu Ion

A small peak into the day of a traditional Silversmith crafting elegant objects from his workshop in Bucharest.

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Tom Wesselmann at David Zwirner

Tom Wesselmann at David Zwirner

An exhibition of the early work of artist Tom Wesselmann reveals a more human side to the large scale pop-artist.

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Katrien de Blauwer, Photographer without a Camera

Katrien de Blauwer, Photographer without a Camera

We speak with Antwerp based collage artist Katrien de Blauwer about the subtle beauty of her work.

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Rafaël Rozendaal

Rafaël Rozendaal

Artist Rafaël Rozendaal has bridged the gap between new age digital artists and the old school art world with his bright and cheeky work. We caught up with Rozendaal at his New York studio to learn a bit more about his process and practice.

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Studio Visit: Lugemik

Studio Visit: Lugemik

On a recent trip through Estonia, our friend Amardeep paid a visit to on independent book publisher and shop Lugemik.  

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