Over the years, classic Penguin design has garnered a cult following among the literati and design world. So fetishized have these early penguin covers been that mugs, tee shirts, posters, and even a table (!) have been fashioned to feature them. Here they are in their serial glory. Somehow, the sum appears even better than […]

Inspiration: Samantha Hahn

Recently, the Good Life Project featured an inspiring interview with illustrator Samantha Hahn, author of Well Read Women. Good Life Project’s motto is Don’t Just Build a Living, Build a Life!

Josef Albers: The Interaction of Color

Good news for Josef Albers fans, and would-be fans. The Interaction of Color, an ipad app centered on the classic book by the same name, has been released on the book’s 50th anniversary. Josef Alber’s Interaction of Color is a masterwork in twentieth-century art education. Conceived as a handbook and teaching aid for artists, instructors, […]


An undeniable trend: small boutique classes and schools offering short, focused workshops. In the past few years, numerous options have appeared for those who want to learn everything from indigo dying to flower arranging. What spurred this trend? At LDBA, or L’Ecole Des Beaux Arts, in Williamsburg, you can take a lettering class or learn […]