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Design and the age of Ophiuchus (the new astrological sign)

Design and the age of Ophiuchus (the new astrological sign)

Over the last couple of years, I’ve assembled quite a collection of snake prints, including a vintage German educational chart from the 60’s that hangs in the bedroom and a gorgeous antique print I stumbled across at Scout. I thought it was just a personal quirk, but lately I’ve been noticing more snake imagery in […]

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Human target decor: Bad mojo, very cool or just plain ugly?

Human target decor: Bad mojo, very cool or just plain ugly?

For much of the sixties, seventies and eighties, Batman’s costume had a big yellow logo around the bat.  Stylish?  Debatable, but I think most of us would say no.  Plus, the bright yellow circle made a pretty good target.  As comics took a so-called grim and gritty turn in the 80’s, the emblem also seemed […]

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Interview:  FourSided and TwoSided Founder Todd Mack

Interview: FourSided and TwoSided Founder Todd Mack

I’ve long been enthralled with FourSided founder, artist and entrepreneur Todd Mack’s framing projects, which elevate common objects to art through the creative use of mattes and collage, so I was very happy to hang out with him for a bit recently.  As you read this interview, may I suggest that you listen to the […]

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