Hollier and Tang had a better idea. Instead of developing a new app or piece of equipment, they invented The Light Phone, "your phone away from phone,” a credit card-scale, lightweight device that helps you manage your mobile phone's data and avoid the frazzle of all those bongs, chimes, dings and bad vibrations. Mama's Sauce, a craft printer in Orlando, ...
Main Street Magic: No 6.25 Paper Studio Celebrates Four Years Remember when many “futurists” foretold the death of printing? Well, printing did not die. It simply moved home and opened up shop on Main Street. Abbey Fowler is one of thousands of small, print, design, paper businesses owned and operated by young men and women who […]
What Does Eco-Friendly Mean? Print Experts Help Explain It’s April. The month we celebrate Earth Day. But as the planet heats up, it’s becoming harder to “celebrate”. Humans and animals, printers and designers, brands and governments are being forced to adapt to the changing climate. So let’s talk sustainability. What does it mean to […] ...
Justin Ahrens Puts a New Lid On The Great Emancipator Some people do their best thinking on a bicycle. And when Justin Ahrens rides, he thinks big. The best idea he’s ever had on a bike ride is Wheels4Water, a 1,000+ mile bike trip that helped raise more than $90,000 to provide access to clean […]
From Bolivia to Chicago, bikes bring everyone together in Jennifer Kernica’s poster. In Bolivia, in 2011, a family of five is riding together on a motorcycle, piled on top of each other and hanging on for dear life. Fast forward to 2014 in Chicago, where another family is riding around Lake Michigan in a single-file […]
At the Detroit Historical Museum, step back in time with a wood type press and a recreated 1840s environment. Reports Emily Potts, "If you’re in Detroit on Sept. 24 and 25, and want to see Ralph Rinaldi in action, DHM in collaboration with Wayne State University, Fine Arts and Art Education Departments, is hosting Detroit Print City, the Mid-America Print Council ...
ArtCrank Poster Backstory: Hilary Clarcq's everyday adventures might range from solving intricate design problems to shredding a challenging slope on a bike or a board. But her approach is always the same: Find the perfect balance of curiosity and simplicity. Or, as she puts it, "Like childhood, but without the ignorance. So maybe we’d go riding in the Garden ...
Enjoy the latest ARTCRANK update from Charles Youel: "From the earliest days of her childhood, Alicia Mickes was encouraged to try everything — and this freedom made creating fun. “Growing up I was always an artist. I loved crafting, comics and cartoons, often tried drawing my favorites such as Rainbow Bright, The ThunderCats, JEM, The Ren & Stimpy Show, ...
Charles Youel offers another post about news from ARTCRANK Seattle. ARTCRANK® is a poster show about bicycles. Since 2007, ARTCRANK has staged more than 50 pop-up art shows featuring handmade, bike-inspired posters created by local artists and graphic designers in the U.S., the U.K. and France. Neenah Paper is teaming up with the show to highlight the work of ...
Charles Youel offers this latest news from ARTCRANK Seattle. ARTCRANK® is a poster show about bicycles. Since 2007, ARTCRANK has staged more than 50 pop-up art shows featuring handmade, bike-inspired posters created by local artists and graphic designers in the U.S., the U.K. and France. A longtime sponsor of ARTCRANK, Neenah Paper is teaming up with the show ...