The Thing Quarterly’s “ONE LAST THING”

Founders Jonn Herschend and Will Rogan address the final chapter of their 10-year-old conceptual publication

As the saying goes, “all good things must come to an end,” and such is the case with 10-year-old conceptual publication The Thing Quarterly, whose final issue is available for pre-order now. The last issue is (aptly) a pair of bookends designed by Dave Muller, along with “ONE LAST THING”—a catalogue of every single edition of The Thing over its decade of creativity. From a …

Shinola + WorkOf Benefit Auction for Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit

Designers from NYC and LA create one-off holiday ornaments worth keeping

Detroit-based Shinola and online maker marketplace WorkOf have come together to spread some holiday cheer with a special showcase auction run by Paddle8. They’ve tapped designers from the East and West Coasts to create unique, one-off ornaments that put the ubiquitous bauble to shame. Many familiar names abound like Chen & Kai, Helen Levi (who made a hangable miniature of her sought-after ceramic mugs), Surname …

Beech Hall: Inspired by Egypt

The new artist collective creates homeware, jewelry and even original paintings, tied together by a single theme

Two’s a company, and three’s an art collective for the newly formed Beech Hall. Former art school dormmates Danielle Kroll (illustrator and textile designer), Bev Beaulieu (jewelry and 3D CAD designer) and Wade Keller (art director and product designer) combine their honed strengths and talents in a unique way. Together, they’ve taken up the creative challenge of designing a contemporary collection of homeware, jewelry, ceramics …