Issue 11 of Cheap & Plastique is now available, in it’s entirety, on Issuu. If you like pretending to flip through a magazine on thee internet do please have a look, plenty of things to entertain your eyeballs in this issue! CLICK HERE to be magically transported to Issuu land.
Tonya’s portrait by Violet Shuraka. I had a studio visit and photo shoot with Brooklyn-based art director Tonya Douraghy last month for Cheap & Plastique #11. Then we had a nice chat about living in Greenpoint, travel, inspiration, and design via email. See more of Tonya’s work here. C & P: Where are you from? […]
An interview with Berlin-based photographer/graphic designer Tobias Faisst for Cheap & Plastique #11. See more of his work here. Issue 11 also features interviews with the artists Admiral Grey, Tobias Hild, Tonya Douraghy, Shane Lavalette, Ted McGrath, Emilia Olsen, Lisa Vanin, Hidde van Schie, & Mickey Z, all articles will be coming soon to this […]
If you happen to be in Minneapolis you should check out this exhibition: Sonnenzimmer at The MCAD Gallery The Minneapolis College of Art and Design January 18 – March 3, 2013 More info here. Sonnenzimmer website here. From the MCAD website: About Sonnenzimmer Sonnenzimmer is the Chicago-based art, design, and print studio of Nick Butcher […]
Lost Books Kraftwerk box set, DAP FW Books, Dutch Contemporary photo books Paper Monument-Saddest ashtray ever Jonah Freeman and Justin Lowe – Marlborough Gallery Werkplaats Typografie Edition Fink Hard Copy Swiss Room (one of my favorite rooms, above 5 pictures) Printed Matter ZINE TENT:::: Jason Polan No Brow at Desert Island Comics Desert Island Comics […]
Graphic Design—Now in Production The exhibition is open weekends and holiday Mondays through Sept. 3, in Building 110 on Governors Island. More information here. Pretty much everything in the exhibition is great, here are some of my favorites: Review in the NY Times here.
The folks at Cheap & Plastique headquarters have decided to do a few extra special things to celebrate the 10th issue of C & P. We asked graphic designer extraordinaire, Tonya Douraghy, to design a poster commemorating issue 10. We will have some of her lovely 18″ x 24″ posters available at the C & […]
Cheap & Plastique interviews Ljubljana-based illustrator Zoran Pungercar for Issue 9. See more of his work on his portfolio website. C & P: How long have you lived in Ljubljana? What do you like most about living there? Least? Did you grow up in the city? Zoran: I didn’t grow up in Ljubljana, I grew up […]
Next weekend is the NY Art Book Fair and I am getting very excited! Last year was amazing (see my pics here) and I assume it will be either just as great or even better this year! Printed Matter, Inc. presents THE NY ART BOOK FAIR September 30–October 2, 2011 Free preview: Thursday, Sept. 29, […]
Photographed Browns studio in London when I was there in July for Print Magazine. It was fun to hang out at the studio for the afternoon & explore/snoop around all 3 floors of the amazing space (studio & Jonathan’s home). I really enjoyed seeing Browns fabulous work in person. Jonathan Ellery was incredibly nice and […]