Interaction of Color App

Josef Albers' influential book on color reimagined for the iPad

In 1963, Yale University Press published a book that would change the way people approached color. Now, in partnership with The Josef and Anni Albers Foundation and developed by award-winning design and technology firm Potion, Josef Albers’ “Interaction of Color” returns—as an interactive iPad application. This is no reissue, it’s an imaginative exploration on balance, partnering and emotion—with surprises in tow. 50 years after its …

“Light of the Moon, Embers of the Evening” by Talon Jewelry

The Brooklyn jeweler draws upon secrets and symbolism of a foregone age

We first took note of Talon‘s mystical jewelry by way of their vintage vial amulettes back in 2010. Their newest line, called “Light of the Moon, Embers of the Evening,” once again invokes the ancient and the magical, making use of the Tudor rose, opal-studded skulls and love’s earliest means of secret transferral—engraved script. Cryptic love messages and imagery were once inscribed in baubles, trinkets …

Conventional Wisdom: 37th Vent Haven Ventriloquist Convention

The third installment of Arthur Drooker's photo series on convention attendees

Photographer Arthur Drooker has already taken us on eccentric adventures within the World Taxidermy & Fish Carving Championships and the annual assembling of the Association of Lincoln Presenters. Drooker’s been swinging by a hand-picked selection of the convention industry’s oddest, while compiling images for his new book-in-progress Conventional Wisdom. The next stop is the Cincinnati Airport Marriott Hotel for the 37th Vent Haven Convention, which …