19 Nov
Chris Thornley literally translates the words of Morrissey

Manchester, UK graphic artist Chris Thornley, also known as his once secret pseudonym Raid71, has imaginatively taken lyrics from The Smiths’ to design Penguin inspired book covers. They feature select lyrics re-imagined from Morrissey’s mind — from tracks like “How Soon Is Now” and “Louder Than Bombs” — and translates them visually, exuding a retro [...]


26 Sep
Impeccable graphic tees from Sydney, Australia

Husband and wife duo Marc Hendrick and Anna Lunoe may have perfected it. Das Monk came about when the two wanted to begin designing t-shirts, but combine it with graphics from emerging artists around their home land in Australia. It allowed them to have a variety of prints and unique art work on their t-shirt designs.Their [...]


15 Jun
Moscow artist's "Sicksystems" combines graphics and handwork

With both multinational corporations and small independent brands simultaneously reaching out to him, Moscow-based graphic artist Aske has been in demand these days. His followers throughout Europe and here in the US helped bring attention to his work and led to him being featured last year in Print Magazine’s annual New Visual Artists “20 under [...]


Looking for an inventive way to change up your dress gear? Look no further than the Neck Spec. The abstract cousin to your eyewear, the headscratching accessory gives a shaded take on the classic bow tie. The updated version fits with almost any collar and all come with an adjustable elastic neck band. The brainchild [...]


25 May
100% Cotton 20th century art-inspired summer wear

Bikinis and board shorts. Warm summer nights and parties at your friend’s beach house. Summer is looking to be just what you need, right? And it should be. But don’t forget June Gloom. With the crappy weather we’re sure to see in Southern California, there’s no better time to pack a sweatshirt just in case [...]


12 Jan
Breaking up with Los Angeles in style

Ah the Pacific Ocean, the sunshine, the beautiful people. What’s not to like about Los Angeles? Well, let’s see… smog, mudslides, earthquakes, traffic and the beautiful people I guess. Still, I’ve lived in beloved cities like New York and San Francisco and despite its faults, I gotta admit Los Angeles possesses its own unique charms. [...]


9 Dec
Case Scenario's perfect holiday gift for the spectacle wearing graphic designer in your life

Graphic design bruisers Pantone have lent their industry defining copyrights to Monaco-based accessory maker Case Scenario to create these unique covers for Apple’s iPhone 4 and iPad devices. The idea couldn’t be more simple: take Pantone’s iconic color swatches and put them on cases for your favorite gadgets. That’s a no brainer. The iPhone covers [...]


13 May
The perfect book for the typography nerd in all of us

I can’t really explain it, but I have a deep love for good typography. Maybe it comes from years in the magazine publishing world, time spent as a graphic designer, or just an adoration of letters and numbers presented in a visually engaging way. It’s an art, and one that makes all the difference in [...]

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