Donald Judd in Arts Magazine, April 1967: “Not much has been written about Pollock’s work and most of that is mediocre or bad… Bryan Robertson’s book, published in 1960, is the only large one on Pollock; its text is useless.”

Donald Judd in Arts Magazine, April 1967: “Not much has been written about Pollock’s work and most of that is mediocre or bad… Bryan Robertson’s book, published in 1960, is the only large one on Pollock; its text is useless.”

The duo behind Brooklyn-based wallpaper company Flat Vernacular are husband-and-wife team Payton Cosell Turner and Brian Kaspr, who met at the Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore, where Turner studied painting and Kaspr sculpture. After graduating, this 2-D/3-D romance became an artistic partnership, and in 2010 the pair began producing wall coverings in graphic motifs and eccentric prints (e.g., a toile pattern of crashed derby cars, dreamy florals). Read my q&a with Payton Cosell Turner here.

The duo behind Brooklyn-based wallpaper company Flat Vernacular are husband-and-wife team Payton Cosell Turner and Brian Kaspr, who met at the Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore, where Turner studied painting and Kaspr sculpture. After graduating, this 2-D/3-D romance became an artistic partnership, and in 2010 the pair began producing wall coverings in graphic motifs and eccentric prints (e.g., a toile pattern of crashed derby cars, dreamy florals). Read my q&a with Payton Cosell Turner here.

As far as pen pals go, Ray Johnson may have been the greatest, most generous of them all. Beginning in the 1950s, the artist and graphic designer began mailing his flyers, posters, and collages to notable figures in the art world, among them MoMA curator Dorothy Miller. Read my story on MoMA’s retrospective of Johnson’s graphic design here.

As far as pen pals go, Ray Johnson may have been the greatest, most generous of them all. Beginning in the 1950s, the artist and graphic designer began mailing his flyers, posters, and collages to notable figures in the art world, among them MoMA curator Dorothy Miller. Read my story on MoMA’s retrospective of Johnson’s graphic design here.

Spoke with Wood&Faulk designer Matt Pierce—the creator of some handsome carpenter bags, totes, and stylish camping gear—for Architectural Digest. Read the profile here.

Spoke with Wood&Faulk designer Matt Pierce—the creator of some handsome carpenter bags, totes, and stylish camping gear—for Architectural Digest. Read the profile here.