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UMBF Poster Calendar

We love getting one or two (or three or four!) new calendars each year to deck our walls, especially when they can be re-purposed as artwork after the month or year is complete. Which is why we always love to see the latest edition of the Ucal Mackenzie Breakaway Foundation Poster Calendar. The name... Keep Reading »

23 Years of Durham Fair Posters

For almost 90 years, the non-profit, all-volunteer Durham Fair Association has produced the largest agricultural expo in North America. And for nearly a quarter century, the Durham Fair’s Limited Edition Commemorative posters were produced by the Bertz Design Group, invariably becoming sought-after collectors’ items. The posters not only celebrate the virtues of... Keep Reading »

Mark McCarty’s Skin

Mark McCarty ends the preface to his new exhibit catalogue with this quote: “Photography is all about surface. All we photographers can do is seize and freeze those photons as they bounce of the exterior of things. Skin is the surface we know best; it’s our surface. It’s the surface through which... Keep Reading »

Portraits of a Table

Beautiful black and white photography. Stark white backgrounds. Subjects interacting in unexpected ways with a table that could probably tell its own stories. Luscious vellum paper for a warm feel that complements the sentiments surrounding each portrait’s opinion on five desirable dinner companions. All presented in a folio sized, folded format that begs to be... Keep Reading »

City Maps Gooseberry Style

Located in San Francisco, Gooseberry Press is dedicated to good design and beautifully made, eco-friendly products.  Their whimsical hand-drawn maps caught our attention at the Stationery Show and the fact that they are printed with soy based inks on FSC-certified Mohawk Loop made them even more appealing. “Gooseberry Press... Keep Reading »

Milton’s Fiddle-Playing Cow

Milton Glaser has done it again—designed an amazing poster for the annual Cooperstown Summer Music Festival. 2011 marks the tenth year that Milton Glaser designed a Festival poster featuring a violin-playing cow. An internationally celebrated graphic designer, Glaser co-founded both New York magazine and the hugely influential Pushpin Studios design... Keep Reading »

2 Hits of Hatch in Rochester

Yep. That’s a double hit of Jim Sherraden, curator of the historic Hatch Show Print Shop in Nashville, Tennessee. He is bringing the magic of letterpress to upstate New York on May 13th and 14th. Sherradan will talk about this centuries-old art on Friday, May 13th at 7:00 p.m. and then hold a letterpress... Keep Reading »