Category: Art & Design

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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Studio Visit: PRINTtEXT

Studio Visit: PRINTtEXT

Benjamin and Janneane Blevins run one of the most interesting, well-curated periodicals shops on the planet from a very unlikely Midwestern town. They invited us in for talk about magazines, their work, and their city.

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David & Gladys Wright House

David & Gladys Wright House

Our friend Tavish Timothy traveled to the David & Gladys Wright house in Arizona to learn a bit more about the historic home.

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Joni Sternbach : Tintypes

Joni Sternbach : Tintypes

Joni Sternbach’s cult hit Surf Site Tin Type is now in it’s second printing. We spoke with Sternbach on the occasion of the re-release to learn about her process and the history behind her work.

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Studio Visit: Nicole Patel

Studio Visit: Nicole Patel

We paid a visit to Artist and Designer Nicole Patel to learn about the process behind her work.

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101 Spring Street

101 Spring Street

We were invited on a special tour of Donald Judd’s home and studio at 101 Spring Street in New York City with some of the best Instagrammers around.

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Bang & Olufsen: A Brief History

Bang & Olufsen: A Brief History

No brand has been so synonymous so consistently with good design as Bang & Olufsen.

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Studio Visit : Julia Norton

Studio Visit : Julia Norton

Artist and Educator Julia Norton’s new book, Dark Level, is released this week. We visited her Brooklyn studio to chat space and color.    

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Donald Judd: Cor-ten Steel

Donald Judd: Cor-ten Steel

Human Being Journal 7 alumnus Flavin Judd curated a new show at David Zwirner of his father’s little-known sculptural work in beautifully rusty Cor-Ten steel. 

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Design History for Studio Practice

Design History for Studio Practice

Alexander Tochilovsky is the curator of the Herb Lubalin Study Center at The Cooper Union. He gave a lecture this week in Richmond about using design objects to inspire new, with some inspiring lessons for designers and non-designers alike. 

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Plain Type

Plain Type

Typefaces “gradually excavate and inhabit a corner of your mind so deep that their presence becomes second nature.” One graphic designer on type, its users, and the meanings they create together.

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Studio Visit: Leslie Williamson

Studio Visit: Leslie Williamson

Brian Ferry shot fellow photographer, Leslie Williamson in her Eichler home in San Francisco. She talks at length about her  work, which “challenges us to redefine our understanding of the home.”

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Biennale di Venezia

Biennale di Venezia

We ventured to Venice to take in the work of over 130 artists from around the world on display at the 56th Venice Biennale

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John Kayser: Direct Contact

John Kayser: Direct Contact

An exhibition of the previously unseen photography of John Kayser goes on display October 14th at the Christian Berst Art Brut in New York.

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