How to Meet a CEO and Showcase Your Work

The design industry is filled with undiscovered, extraordinary talent. The internet has made it somewhat easier to find great work via blogs and social media shares, but if an illustrator or designer really wants to connect with industry influencers, it …

Long Beach Comic Con: My "7 Highlights" List

  These days, the so-called San Diego “Comic”-Con‘s main attraction is sugary TV and movie confectionery. But if you enjoy graphic novels and cartoons – and, well, scary stuff – you may have attended the recent Comic & Horror Con …

Love, New York Times Style

Last Thursday, The New York Times opened its doors, and its heart, for an exhibition of illustrations by Brian Rea and Christopher Silas Neal. Culled from their fruitful output for Modern Love—a much beloved column in the paper’s Sunday Styles …

Collecting Eames

I recently wrote about Eames Words at the A+D Museum in L.A., part of the Pacific Standard Time celebration of Modernism events. Curator Daniel Ostroff is also responsible for Collecting Eames from the collection of  JF Chen. Although I am …

Over Here, Over There

The Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation and the National Park Service opened Phase I of the Peopling of America Center on October 28, 2011. Designed by ESI Design, the exhibit enlarges the story currently told of the Ellis Island Era …

Doing Anything on Saturday?

If you are free on Saturday Nov. 5 from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. join Allan Chochinov, chair of SVA’s MFA Products of Design for its first information session. In addition to fresh ideas and donuts, learn more about SVA’s …

What's Now? at the Walker

The last two major exhibitions of graphic design, Graphic Design in America: A Visual Language History (1989) and Mixing Messages: Graphic Design in Contemporary Culture (1996), where held at the Walker Art Center and Cooper Hewitt National Design Museum respectively. …

Hair Is Important

If your Halloween hair is not close enough to the Lord, may I suggest buying a custom confection from Fifi Mahony’s in New Orleans? They outfit many a professional drag queen, burlesque dancer, and stripper, so you know that your …

Superhero Fashion Show

The Brooklyn Superhero Supply Co. presented its Spring 2012 Collection on Monday, October 24th at The Ace Hotel. The evening was a benefit for 826NYC and featured a collection of original and one-of-a-kind crime-fighting attire for superheroes created by various …

Skyscraper Soars Over Brooklyn

Beth Morrison is  producing Croatian-born artist, Danijel Zezelj‘s large multi-media concert at the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) from November 9-12.  Brooklyn Babylon has music by grammy-nominated composer, Darcy James Argue and his big band, Secret Society. The visual and …