Kevin Tong and Danny Askar Lecture in Long Beach 2/16

If you live in the Golden State, you should check out this lecture that Kevin Tong and Danny Askar are giving tomorrow at Cal State Long Beach (it’s open to the public).  Kevin is a very interesting guy to listen to and Danny is a great printer, so it should be insightful.  There will be […]

Rob Jones’ Grammy Acceptance Photos (Updated With More!)

Just came across these at NewsTimes (now a bunch of other places too) and had to share them with you.  Rob Jones is celebrating his Grammy win in a big way, custom-made pink leather suit and all.  Again, huge congratulations.  Enjoy.

Rob Jones Just Won A Grammy!

Pardon the expletive, but HOLY SHIT, Rob Jones just won a Grammy for his packaging design on The White Stripes’ “Under Great White Northern Lights” box set.  Congratulations go out, I could not be happier for him!

“Crossing Lines” – A Short Film About Conor Harrington

This gorgeous short film documents Conor Harringon’s recent trip to Tel Aviv, Israel and Bethleham, Palestine.  You’d have a hard time spending twelve minutes on something more worthwhile, it’s beautiful.  Enjoy! Via Arrested Motion.

Series 7 White Tea from Damn Fine Tea

Damn Fine Tea once again released a new limited edition tea with packaging by Aesthetic Apparatus.  Series 7 (white tea celebrating the Chinese New Year) is limited to 100 tins and costs $20.  Visit DamnFineTea.com.

Banksy’s “Exit Through The Gift Shop” Nominated For An Oscar!

I just wanted to express congratulations to everyone involved in Bansky’s “Exit Through The Gift Shop”.  It was nominated for the Best Documentary (Feature) Oscar yesterday, and it’s hugely deserving.  Compliments on making the most thoroughly entertaining and enlightening documentary of 2010.

New Comment System

Due to an increased incidence of spam, plus some other issues with the plugins, I’ve decided to try out a new comment/spam filter.  When commenting, you’ll now have to click a box that confirms you’re not a spammer, but everything else should be the same.  If you’re having problems leaving comments with this new system, […]

Free Metallic Ink With Sticker Printing Order at Sticker Robot

In addition to having awesome prices on CMYK screenprinted stickers, you can now get metallic inks free from Sticker Robot.  Previously reserved for larger orders, these things shine like crazy.  Visit StickerRobot.com.

The Associated Press & Shepard Fairey Settle Their Lawsuit

In an interesting bit of news for the art world today, it looks like The Associated Press and Shepard Fairey have settled their current lawsuit involving Fairey’s unlicensed use of source material for the Obama campaign.  This is really probably the best solution for everyone (an AP win could have set a pretty bad precedent […]

No Poster News, But If You Like Music…

We’re doing our top-ten lists today over at OMGVinyl, plus asking for lists from the readers (right below my massive post).  Beyond that, we’ve got a ton of lists coming tomorrow (NYE) from poster artists, musicians, labels, etc.  If you’re a music nerd, check it out.  Visit OMGVinyl.com. EDIT:  The guest top ten lists are […]

Happy Holidays!!!

Poster news has been slowing down as the holiday weekend approaches, so I’m going to take the rest of the week off to enjoy time with family.  Everything will be back to full force on Monday, plus if anything pressing happens, I’ll post it up.  Thanks everyone, Happy Holidays!!!

Florian Bertmer’s Insane “Hexenbrett” Package (Onsale Info)

Moon Editions have teamed up with Florian Bertmer to create one of the most intricate, evil packages ever created.  “Hexenbrett” is an all-out stunning example of attention to detail.  It has an edition of 50 and will cost $400.  It goes up today (Friday, December 17th) at a random time.  Visit MoonEditions.com. Contents: Witches board […]

Hand-Printed Holiday Cards by Tim Gough

Tim Gough is selling some beautiful screenprinted holiday cards.  You can get a set of three for $12 or a set of six for $20, plus shipping is free.  Visit his shop.

New Concert Posters and Art Prints by Aesthetic Apparatus

Minneapolis’ own Aesthetic Apparatus have a few awesome new things for sale.  All of the posters and prints below are screenprints, limited edition, and cost only $20-$30 each.  They also made a killer set of pint glasses, the set of four costs $40.  Visit AestheticApparatus.com.

New Cup & Saucer Sets from ClickforArt

I’m still endlessly fascinated by ClickforArt’s series of limited edition cup & saucer sets.  They just put three new ones up for sale (Yoskay Yamamoto, Sylvia Ji, and INSA).  They’re all limited to 250, come with art prints, and cost £39.  Visit ClickforArt.com.