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 …

Digital Scrapbooking With Body Parts

A digital art project by Carnegie Mellon University student Miles Peyton lets you upload and interact with animated GIFs of human body parts. Titled “Parts, Parts, Parts,” the project is available on three different website pages and allows users to configure their own work of art using snippets of body parts from other users. Peyton describes the piece as an “anonymous, interactive alternative to sending …

Off Piste: Neon Daze and Winter Waves

Artists Corey Smith and Mike Parillo bring snowboarding back to its roots with experimental handmade boards

Four years ago, burnt out on the way mainstream snowboarding was headed, artist and professional snowboarder Corey Smith turned to his Lake Tahoe garage/studio for refuge. Here, he founded Spring Break Snowboards, an art project aimed at bringing the activity he loved back to the basics by way of handmade wooden snowboards meant for riding deep powder. Shortly thereafter, we caught up with Smith and …