Out of Print

An interactive installation explores information overload in the digital age

Most of us can relate to the feeling of walking away from a heavy web browsing session feeling dazed, empty-headed, and no better informed than when we sat down. Addressing the paradox of information overload, three London-based designers—James Cuddy, Roma Levin and Danilo Di Cuia—are exploring our modern-day dependence on online newsfeeds with an interactive installation that links digital news to its printing press roots. …

Poster II, The Hustler

Designer Joey Roth breaks down the art of making things happen

According to multidisciplinary designer Joey Roth, a hustler is someone who creates something from inspiration, mediated by an uncompromising picture of reality, then launches it with precision into the world. To illustrate this archetype and the processes behind it, Roth’s new letterpress poster upacks the “Hustler” column from his first infographic with a rather pointed message, using the visual metaphor of a modern rifle round. …

Stukenborg Press

Alternative approaches to the letterpress arts

Based out Detroit’s “Ponyride” studios, Brian Christopher Baker and his company, Stukenborg Press, are at the forefront of the ongoing letterpress resurgence. His prints embrace non-traditional materials—specifically, geometrical arrangements of dice that he uses to create intricate patterns. As a contract for The New York Times Magazine, Baker blanketed the publication’s iconic gothic “T” with a layer of red 5s and 2s. We recently toured …