Ed Roth

Our crafternoon with stencil-guru Ed Roth and his new style-focused book

Drawn to stenciling years ago as affordable form of art, stencil artist Ed Roth is now an industry wizard, applying his chosen medium to everything from postcards to rugs. Roth, a talented artist and natural teacher, recently stopped by CH HQ for a fulfilled crafternoon using the stencils from his latest book, a style-focused how-to guide on customizing everything from a pair of Chuck Taylors …

Photography: The Whole Story

The cultural significance of this widespread medium condensed in a fascinating new book

Since its genesis in 1839, photography itself has evolved tremendously as a medium, with the very essence of its output forging culturally significant technological, social and artistic movements. In Prestel‘s new visually compelling tome, “Photography: The Whole Story,” editor Juliet Hackering and her team tackle the daunting task of mapping photography’s extensive scope and its dynamic historical impact. Organized chronologically in easily navigable, color-coded sections, …

Bunny Yeager’s Darkroom

Reflecting on pin-up photography's hottest femme fatale

In a time of rampant racism and sexism, before the word feminism had entered the American lexicon, there was a culture of taboo surrounding scantily clad pin-up girls that was dominated by men with cameras. In a scenario where women were always on one side the lens, an industrious young lady made a name for herself on both. The stunning Bunny Yeager started as a …