Obsessing with Kate Bingaman-Burt

The Portland, Oregon–based illustrator and teacher on daily drawings, bleeding money, and the trouble with interns     Photograph by Liz Devine    Your new book, What Did I Buy Today?, is an illustrated journal for people to use to …

A New Idea for Sandy Relief: Illustrated Junk Bonds

When Hurricane Sandy hit New York City more than two weeks ago, the sleepy waterfront neighborhood of Red Hook, Brooklyn, suffered some of the worst flooding in the five boroughs. Even now, as much of the rest of the city …

Posters for Public Space

Recently, the San Francisco–based bicycle company Public invited 27 designers, illustrators, and cartoonists to create a series of posters that interpret the concept of “public”—and, in particular, that promote urban spaces that are friendly for bicyclists and pedestrians. Called Public Works, …

Skyping with Slavs and Tatars

The international art collective on its first solo museum show in the United States, the perils of splitting checks, and Beyoncé.   Your work focuses on an “oft-forgotten sphere of influence between Slavs, Caucasians, and Central Asians.” How did you …

Jessica Hische Does Drop Caps for the Classics

Is it too early to start shopping for Christmas? Probably, yes. Nevertheless, we couldn’t resist sharing these images of the forthcoming Penguin Drop Cap series, which will offer some excellent holiday gift options for the bookish typography-and-illustration buffs in your …

Irma Boom Designs a New Logo and House Style for the Rijksmuseum

Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum is nearing the end of a decade-long renovation and restoration project by the Spanish architects Cruz y Ortiz. As a prelude to its reopening next April, the museum has just unveiled its new logo, designed by Irma Boom. “My …