Pulled by Mike Perry
Illustrator Mike Perry has long been a favorite at Dwell (just take a glance at his long list of contributions to the magazine). In his new book, Pulled: A Catalog of Screen Printing, Perry opens the page to other screen artists in this survey of more than 40 contemporary screen printers. Here, we take a peek inside 256-page coffee table topper, out next month.
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- Mike Perry knows how to fill a page--and beginning this week, he's filling a 2,800-square-foot exhibition space at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design.
We are, without a doubt, big fans of Mike Perry. The Brooklyn-based illustrator and designer's online shop is well-worth getting lost in, clicking around through books, zines, patterned Eames rockers, and, of course, prints. This Red Brick screenprint is one of a limited edition of 50, signed by Mike himself, and just plain awesome.
- What happens when you gather a fine crop of creative individuals dedicated to all things design? You get Hugo & Marie.
With every component of the American House 08 coming out of Massie’s high-tech microfactory in Pontiac, Michigan, the architect proved that prefabrication can give the designer total control of his work. That is, until Perry’s cast of characters got a hold of it at least.
- Last week painter and illustrator Maira Kalman was in San Francisco to kick off the Contemporary Jewish Museum's run of her new show Maira Kalman: Various Illuminations (Of a Crazy World).
- Los Angeles-based design company Poketo's claim to fame is its artists wallets (though its also offers some sweet Spacetime wall decals, adorable Smile cards, and fun Mood bottle openers).
This is the complete zeitguide to an era of country music concert posters from Nashville's alpha print company, Hatch Show Print. The tome features over 175 illustrations of handcrafted letterpress posters for everyone from Dolly Parton to the Beastie Boys.