Interview: Aaron James Draplin, March, 2014

Design // Tuesday, March 25, 2014
The following interview first appeared in our March, 2014 issue: The best way to stay inspired and current in any creative field is by keeping tabs on your peers. For any of you designers, Aaron James Draplin better be on the top of your list, and not because his name starts with the letter A. In addition to Aaron’s impressive list of clients he is also behind those cult-like notebooks you see being jotted in all over the world, Field Notes.

Zio Ziegler For Pottery Barn

Design // Friday, March 21, 2014
San Franciscio is only 7 miles by 7 miles and it isn't uncommon when hear about one group of friends working with your other group of friends. Great friend of Juxtapoz and artist Zio Ziegler is teaming up with San Francisco based Pottery Barn Teen on a collection set to release this summer.

Grotesk x Case Studyo “6ft 6in” Lamp: Banned Colorway Edition

Design // Wednesday, March 19, 2014
Grotesk has been a busy man. We had him do a special t-shirt at our showcase during SXSW, and he continues his design duties around the world of sports and art culture. (He also designed two of our favorite covers of all-time, the newsstand and subscriber of issue n101). He has released a version of the "6ft 6in" lamp with Case Studyo in the past, but now he has just released a black/red "banned" colorway version of the lamp, standing 75cm – 30inch high and featuring hand painted wood. Made in an edition of 23, naturally. 

Wes Anderson // Centered

Design // Wednesday, March 19, 2014
Two-thirds of our office has seen "The Grand Budapest Hotel," and we all agree it was one of Wes Anderson's strongest stories to date, right up there with "The Royal Tenenbaums" in terms of originality and overall filmmaking. (We like every film, "Darjeeling Limited" has a special place in our hearts as well). Somebody very clever, kogonada, who also created the awesome Kubrick "One-shot perspective" cut, has taken all the Wes Anderson films and shown the filmmakers knack for being "Centered."

Buildings Inspired by Famous Works of Art

Design // Tuesday, March 18, 2014
We featured Italian architect and illustrator Federico Babina's Archiset series of illustrations depicting iconic architecture portrayed in films. He is back again with "Archist" an equally fun project that illustrates imaginary buildings inspired by famous works of art. What would a Warhol, Picasso, or Mondrian-designed house look like? 

Frank Lloyd Wright and the City: Density vs. Dispersal @ MoMA

Design // Monday, March 17, 2014
Frank Lloyd Wright and the City: Density vs. Dispersal celebrates the recent joint acquisition of Frank Lloyd Wright’s extensive archive by MoMA and Columbia University’s Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library.

Nike SB x Air Jordan I by CR Stecyk III

Design // Monday, March 17, 2014
Long awaited and finally released this past Friday, Nike SB has released a silhouette of the Iconic Air Jordan I, designed by one of Juxtapoz' founders, CR Stecyk III. According to Hypebeast, "the shoe takes cues from his art installation'“Northwest Passage' and adopts his signature tribal identity alongside an iridescent upper reminiscent of bronze casting."

Polish Versions of American Movie Posters

Design // Monday, March 17, 2014
Quipsologies, a site we frequent, recently put together a dozen polish versions of well-known American flim posters including Fatal Attraction, The Pink Panther, Star Wars, Raiders of the Lost Ark, and more.

Do Not Open: A Lettering Project

Design // Monday, March 10, 2014
Do Not Open is a project from Erik Marinovich, a letterer and designer based in San Francisco. Through his new project, Do Not Open, Marinovich will create a one-of-a-kind pieces of his superb lettering using your address...

The Work Of Atelier Olschinsky

Design // Wednesday, March 05, 2014
Atelier Olschinsky is an independent design firm based in Vienna, Austria. Founded by Peter Olschinsky and Verena Weiss, the duo keeps a steady stream of side projects in addition to their regular work. Today we're taking a look at their illustration portfolio...

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