Project A:LOG

A group of architects are creating the ultimate notebook for designers

Three aspiring architects from Columbia’s GSAPP program, Paul Chan, Richard Angus Duff and Ebberly Strathairn took it upon themselves to end their unrewarding quest for the ultimate notebook by making their own. Part technical reference manual, part sketchbook, A:LOG simplifies the creative process by combining reference materials and a gridded sketchbook all in one beautiful and convenient travel-size notebook. We spoke to the guys about …

BOFFO Fire Island Art Camp

NYC's arts-focused nonprofit opens a summer residency and programming at the beach

By claiming public spaces for artistic enrichment, New York City’s non-profit arts organization BOFFO continues to create ambitious participatory art projects. Their mission encourages engagement with works stemming from collaborations between communities and artists, both emerging and established. And, to top if off, all of their projects are free and open to the public. For the second time, BOFFO will be summering at the Fire …

Cool Hunting Rough Cut: DJ Spooky at the Met

A look at the inaugural performer in the museum's new artist residency program

This year the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York developed its first artist residency program, kicking it off with DJ Spooky‘s live string quartet and video composition exploring the elements in its title, “Of Water and Ice.” We jumped at the chance to interview Paul D. Miller AKA DJ Spooky on the occasion of the live performance. Combining areas such as architecture, live music, …