Lee Krasner

by Wednesday, February 21, 2018

An ambitious and important artist in New York City during Abstract Expressionism's heyday, Lee Krasner's own career often was compromised by her role as supportive wife to Jackson Pollock, arguably the most significant postwar American painter, as well as by the male-dominated art world. Krasner was intimately involved in the synthesis of abstract form and ...

Dieter Rams

by Saturday, February 17, 2018

Prompted by an eagle-eyed friend, Rams applied for a job at the German electrical products company, Braun, in 1955. He was recruited by Erwin and Artur Braun following the death of their father and his job was to modernize the interiors of the company that was launching revolutionary electrical products. Rams became a protégé of ...

Jonathan Hoefler

by Thursday, February 15, 2018

Hoefler founded The Hoefler Type Foundry in 1989, a type foundry in New York. In 1999 Hoefler began working with type designer Tobias Frere-Jones, and from 2005–2014 the company operated under the name Hoefler & Frere-Jones until their public split. Hoefler has designed original typefaces for Rolling Stone, Harper’s Bazaar, The New York Times Magazine, Sports ...

Sylvain Périer

by Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Originally from Normandy, France, SP38 has lived and worked as a prisoner of Berlin since 1995, but that hasn’t kept him from travelling the world and sharing his work. SP38 has a specifically defined palette and he works almost exclusively in blue, yellow, red and green colour. His graffiti have to be made out of ...

Nancy Stahl

by Friday, February 9, 2018

Digital pioneer Nancy Stahl began her love of exploration when she was in high school, where she drew posters for plays and events, and spent long hours in her room creating and experimenting with everything from encaustic painting to oils to pen and ink. After attending a large university for two years, Stahl transferred to ...