Digital Design Theory: Readings from the Field is a a new title from PA Press, edited by Helen Armstrong, with a foreword by Keetra Dean Dixon. It tracks the development of digital design, ushered in by the advent of personal computing. Divided chronologically, Helen Armstrong introduces key texts from the ’60s & ’70s, the ’80s & ’90s, and 2000 through to the present, from influential designers and programmers, including Ladislav Sutnar, Bruno Munari, Sol LeWitt, Muriel Cooper, Paola Antonelli, Keetra Dean Dixon and John Maeda. Of course the Digital Design Theory boasts top notch design & layout, with excellent typography, and a lovely color palette. [Read More]
The Build: How The Masters Design Custom Motorcycles is a beautiful new title on the art of custom built motorcycles by Robert Hoekman Jr., out recently from Octane Press. The 192-page book documents custom bike building in detail, by looking at different bike styles, finding the right bike, and how to customize it; including selecting and building parts, painting,finishing, and performance mods. Hoekman rounded up expert advice from John Ryland (Classified Moto), Alan Stulberg (Revival Cycles), Jared Johnson (Holiday Customs), Jarrod DelPrado (DP Customs), and Max Hazan (Hazan Motorworks) too. [See More]
An impressive lineup is going to be revealed at Thinkspace Gallery in Culver City this evening, with no less than three exhibitions opening. That includes Curiot Act 1: Warped Passage, James Bullough Breaking Point, and UR New York Destroy’ed and Rebuilt.