Interview with Catalina Estrada

Columbian illustrator Catalina Estrada recently designed some prints for Paul Smith in Japan. We checked in with her to see how it all came about. How did the assignment for Paul Smith come up and what was the brief? They contacted me by email. I think they saw my work in a book publication. They wanted me to create a few illustrations based on the …

Interview With Designer Matty Merrill of Distilled

I just got back from Project Las Vegas where I caught up with Matty Merrill from Distilled Clothing, one of the newest and most eye-catching menswear lines from San Francisco. I first met Matty back in June when I visited him in his design studio south of Mission and checked out the current fall collection. This time I had a chance to preview the Spring …

SEND: Interview with Will Schwalbe and Giveaway

SEND, the new bible of email etiquette, was long-awaited by those of us who often feel as if we're drowning in a sea of bad jokes and cheesy chain letters. Written by Will Schwalbe (editor in chief of Hyperion Books) and David Shipley (deputy editorial page editor and Op-Ed page editor of The New York Times, the book is supported by a great site and …