Soft edges, squished surfaces, bodily shapes.
What we loved at Frieze, Felix, Spring Break and Art LA Contemporary
What we loved from the fair showings in SF
A roundup of our favorite exhibitions from the year.
The beautiful remains of a paradise on earth.
How collage has helped Carrau stay loose and take risks.
Not all online art sales platforms are created equal - particularly where prints are concerned.
Before deciding on a new piece, learn a little about each fine art printmaking process .
If you've ever thought about purchasing prints or even making them yourself, this post is for you!
Discoveries + Inspirations
"I would often fantasize about quitting my cushy job and opening my own stationery company”
Inside the giant Mission District storefront and production facilities of the Bay-Area icon that is Heath Ceramics.
Compositions in the decomposition of late-summer blooms.
Mixing up your vacation with creative workshops and classes around California.
Favorite designers from this increasingly iconic New York design week event.
A first glimpst of the products that will be blowing up your Instagram in a couple of years.
The process behind our special collaborative edition
A glimpse into the process we go through to edition a new series of collaborative prints.
Our six-day printing marathon to edition the two silkscreen prints we published with Brooklyn ceramicist Cody Hoyt.
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Inside the Chinatown HQ of one of LA’s only open access printshops
In the LA studio of talented graphic designer and printmaker.
We travel to Glendale in search of the birthplace of Goldteeth Brooklyn’s magical greeting cards.
Set amongst the historic buildings of the Presidio in San Francisco is a print facility with no shortage of history of its own.
Where letterpress can mean so much more than wedding invitations.
In the Cracker Factory letterpress shop in Upstate New York we print one of the humblest of marketing tools.
The homewares company bringing artists’ visions to your sofa or bed or wall…or next picnic.
Where seven decades of Bay Area ceramic tradition live on.
A look at how our edition with this talented artist collaborator was produced.
See inside the sketchbooks of our newest artist collaborator.
Getting acquainted with makers and artists in our new hometown.
Where the ceramic miracles are made.
Stepping out of a busy Saturday in the park into the thick, gorgeous air of the glasshouse.
The Huntington Botanic gardens in Pasadena took us on global garden voyage all while the southern California sun beat down.
As fall approaches we revisit a favorite visit to Kew Gardens and the colors we found there.
Gloriously unassuming gardens designed by the godfather of Landscape Architecture.
Finding a paradise on earth in Spain.
We found the Garden of Eden (it’s just outside of Philadelphia)
Women in Expanded Print
“In the printmaking workshop, it was an electrifying, almost chaotic dance between stations and presses where interaction was natural and necessary".”
“Being a trained printmaker affects all of my decision making in the studio.”
“Printmaking is a toolset for almost everything”
“Printmaking is a way to translate and transform found images so they become new.”
“My process allows for printed images to be compressed within frames and expanded across walls. “
“The camera added an extra layer of remove and movement and calculation that felt right.”