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04/02/2014: Art Review magazine covers

John Morgan Studio has built up a nice portfolio of book and magazine design, including these creative concepts for Art Review magazine. Check out more of their work here. Via Creative Boom.

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Chwast’s Quote: The Illustrated Words of Ernest Hemingway

A notable quote from Ernest Hemingway, illustrated by Seymour Chwast—number 129 in a weekly series. Submit a quote in the comments (or on Twitter or Facebook), and it will be considered for a future column. For more Seymour Chwast, check out …

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03/14/2014: Food maps

Food stylist Caitlin Levin and photographer Henry Hargreaves collaborated to make these inventive maps, built from the region’s most famous foods. Italy is rendered in tomatoes, the entire continent of South America is transformed into citrus fruits and the United …

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The Fine Art of Tattooing

Illustrators and fine artists test their crafts on a different kind of medium—skin. These artists are working in top shops and applying their skills to tattoo artistry.

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Chwast’s Quote: The Illustrated Words of Michelangelo

A notable quote from Michelangelo, illustrated by Seymour Chwast—number 123  in a weekly series. Submit a quote in the comments (or on Twitter or Facebook), and it will be considered for a future column. For more Seymour Chwast, check out The …

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Wunderkammer of Color

I can only hope that fluttering some gorgeous color eye candy before your eyes will produce a lovely warming (or cooling) effect, depending on where you are.

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Image of the Day, May 9, 2013

Beautifully-created exhibition catalog cover for the new Met exhibit Punk: Chaos to Couture. The catalog is available for purchase here and the exhibtion opens today. Via The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Twitter, One Direction, The Walking Dead and Art

#Art was trending last night on Twitter, along with #1Dmemories, #TheWalkingDead and #TheBible (eclectic company). I suppose it could have been trending for some guy named #Art, but I was overcome with enthusiasm and an incredible tingling knowing that millions …

What is Art?

Art and design. The age old dichotomy. What is what? Here’s a 1920s definition from the leading journal of printing and typography of its time. Let’s let it speak for itself. It does so eloquently.