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 …

If You Don’t Belong, Don’t Be Long

New works by revered tattoo artist Scott Campbell in his first NYC solo show

Scott Campbell, who’s inked the skin of celebrities, supermodels and Hell’s Angels, opens his first solo NYC show this week at Ohwow Gallery with an all-new series of sculptures, paintings and intricate drawings under the title “If You Don’t Belong, Don’t Be Long.” Owner of Brooklyn’s vaunted Saved Tattoo studio and the artist behind tattoos gracing the skin of Marc Jacobs, Lily Cole, Courtney Love, …