Tom Sachs x Krink

Graffiti's favorite marker reworked by one of art's favorite conceptual sculptors

Like most artists, Tom Sachs is very exacting of his tools. He does a lot of tagging and signing as part of his work and is very particular about the pens he uses, even selling a personalized Sharpie from his website. As part of an exchange with graffiti artist and Krink creator KR, Sachs recently began using his pens and liked their opacity and extreme …

Ink

Short tattoo stories illustrated by Swiss creative lab Happypets

At a moment when tattoos are so common that even full sleeves rarely trigger a second look from passersby, a new large-format ‘zine called “Ink” captures the current shift in permanent art appreciation. The output of publishers KesselsKramer in collaboration with Swiss designers, HappyPets, the limited-edition book shares insight through fictional short stories on why people choose to permanently mark their body. Often unusual or …

The Pantone Plus Series

The kings of color launch new hues, products, and a behind-the-scenes video

Defining the pigments of the imagination for almost 50 years, Pantone sets industry standards in color. Its matching systems and guides are essential in graphic arts, industrial design, fashion, cosmetics—when finding, referencing or producing the precise hue, tint or shade is critical. Keeping to its tradition of innovative solutions, the Carlstadt, NJ-based company today launches The Plus Series. A complementary video, “360˚ Color: A Peek …