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Author Spotlight: Letter Shoppe & Dina Marie Rodriguez
25 Apr 2017

Author Spotlight: Letter Shoppe & Dina Marie Rodriguez

Earlier this spring, we saw Dina’s book Lettering Adventures: Victorian and we were so excited! We also wondered how such an information-packed, useful guide came to be. Dina is inspiring because she found a way, with persistence and hard work, to make her creative passion into her “day job”. We caught up with the author, Dina Marie Rodriguez of Letter Shoppe, to get the story...

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Artist Profile: Flavia Jurca
13 Apr 2017

Artist Profile: Flavia Jurca

Flavia wrote Fun with Food Photography, a little handbook for styling and shooting beautiful food. We’re inspired by how she combines different artistic disciplines into one beautiful project after the next. A designer by trade, a cook by passion, and a photographer by necessity, she shows us the way a single creative passion can grow into many new ones. Take a look at what delights...

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Spotlight: Mouthfeel Magazine
23 Mar 2017

Spotlight: Mouthfeel Magazine

Mouthfeel is not, according to its mission statement, a gay man’s Good Housekeeping. As the suggestive title might suggest, the Brooklyn-based magazine does deal with the culinary world in a very different way. It might be described a little bit gay and a little bit rock and roll—or perhaps as an adventure in frenetic typography, cut-and-paste artwork, food, and vintage gay porn (that somehow manages...

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Music and Photography with Bad Seed Barry Adamson
02 Feb 2017

Music and Photography with Bad Seed Barry Adamson

The term “rock star” gets thrown around a lot these days, but Barry Adamson is the real deal. He’s played with seminal bands The Buzzcocks, Magazine, and Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds. It’s with this latter band—one of my favorites—that coincidences mount up for me around Know Where to Run, the title of his recent LP and photo book. The music and photographs that compose the...

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Author Spotlight: Corey Olds and His Young Storytellers
29 Sep 2016

Author Spotlight: Corey Olds and His Young Storytellers

Corey Olds has a passion for education, innovation, students, and storytelling. He’s combined all these into an exciting program for students in grades 5-8. We caught up with this educational entrepreneur to see how this unique and exciting tribe of Kid Scribes came together: How did you come to be interested in developing young authors? About two years ago, the parent of one of my...

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