Category: Art & Design

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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Leap Before You Look: Black Mountain College

Leap Before You Look: Black Mountain College

We take a look back at the influential Black Mountain College ahead of the opening of the Institute of Contemporary Art’s exhibition.

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Bart Prince Houses

Bart Prince Houses

The sprawling cities of the western U.S. aren’t usually noted for compelling architecture. A few whimsical, almost Seussian houses in Albuquerque, though by architect Bart Prince are some of the most imaginative anywhere.

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NY Art Book Fair

NY Art Book Fair

We took the train up to Queens for Printed Matter’s tenth annual New York Art Book Fair along with 35,000 of our closest friends. We scoured the rooms and tents, ad brought you back some of our favorites from the show.  

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The Broad, Los Angeles

The Broad, Los Angeles

After years in construction in its prominent DTLA location on Grand Avenue, The Broad at last opens its doors today. Our friend, architect Alfonso Medina of T38 Studio, considers what the gleaming new sculpture means for L.A.   

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Studio Visit: Margherita Urbani

Studio Visit: Margherita Urbani

We visited Italian artist Margherita Urbani in the Philadelphia studio she shares with her partner, Andy Rementer. Her cheeky, happy-go-lucky work has appeared everywhere from the New York Times to Apartamento.

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Corners, Barriers, Corridors, Energy & Abstraction

Corners, Barriers, Corridors, Energy & Abstraction

Two landmark exhibitions opened at David Zwirner this week: Corners, Barriers & Corridors, considering Dan Flavin’s use of light as a key spatial element, and Energy & Abstraction, a look at the drawings of Gordon Matta-Clark, an artist better known for his major site-specific works.

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