Floral Print Tote Bag

From Comme des Garçons SHIRT (one of the brand’s diffusion labels) and featuring an abstract print by legendary NYC graffiti artist Futura, just how “floral” this tote bag really is remains in the eye of the beholder, but there’s no denying it’s colorful and playful. The polyurethane outer isn’t quite waterproof, but should protect from drizzle or well-placed spills. With a cotton inner lining, the …

Futura

As the title suggests, Petra Eisele, Annette Ludwig and Isabel Naegele’s lovely hardback book explores one of the most popular typefaces of all time: Futura. Created by German designer Paul Renner in 1927, the sans-serif font was based on geometric shapes with near-even weights. The book explores the typeface’s beginnings through to notable uses and insight behind the design via illustrations and essays by design …

Interview: FUTURA’s Decades of Kinetic Art + Meaningful Collaborations

From the "BREAK" train in the '80s to today's BMW M2, the artist's work continues to move people

In 1980, a subway car sped through the Bronx completely covered in the work of Futura (the pseudonym of graffiti writer Lenny McGurr, formerly Futura 2000). It was another breakthrough for the artist—and the art form, as it was an exploration of unmatched proportions, all the while void of a traditional tag. Futura eschewed the medium’s font-forward styles for abstraction and, in doing so, helped …