Ryan McGinness in Europe

Master of silhouetted graphics (and perhaps the hardest working man in the art world) Ryan McGinness currently has a series of three solo shows called “NEVERODDOREVEN,†which are taking place across Western Europe this fall. At Curti/Gambuzzi in Milan the installation is in full swing and will be up through 3 November 2006 (pictured right, photos courtesy of Paolo Curti & Annamaria Gambuzzi & Co.) …

Aiko Trittico

I'm glad to see that it looks like Niko Stumpo, the founder of Hanazuki. The shop not only sells self produced products from Aiko, but also other friends and acquaintances who practice the same method of production. Featured above are three friends known as Trittico. There's something slightly insidious about red penguins with beady eyes.

hoLAnda 2005

It might seem like the current focus of everyone's attention is on Art Basel, but across the Atlantic, the second bi-annual exhibition of Latin American design, hoLAnda, runs through 4 December in Amsterdam. Held in the restored Posthoorn church and organized by the Amsterdam-based Latin American Design Foundation the main event includes premiere designers like Mexico-based Bala Studio's Jetson-esque funerary urn (pictured, above right) and …