An Interview With The New Yorker’s Ed Steed

For an interview several years in the making, Lucy Bourton at It’s Nice That finally got in contact with one of her favorite cartoonists for The New Yorker, Ed Steed. Formerly an architect, Steed became a professional cartoonist after sending several ideas to the publication—a process which remains essentially the same, even as a regular contributor. Blending politics, humor and art into something accessible and …

The Not Yorker

Launched last month, website The Not Yorker was created by three illustrators in order to give rejected New Yorker covers a second chance. The aim is to be a museum-style site, celebrating those covers that didn’t quite make the cut, as Brooklyn-based illustrator Jack Dylan (and site co-founder) tells Artsy, “A repository of runner-ups, because there just aren’t enough first prizes to go around.” While …

Jaguar’s Tour de France F-Type

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Forget the herculean feat of hammering for nearly 4,000 kilometers, the space-age technology that goes into the bikes of the riders and the down-the-second calculation of tire changes—at this year’s Tour de France, a support car nearly stole the show. Jaguar’s special edition F-Type was built as a support car for Britain’s decorated Team Sky. With 550 horses under the hood, a separate electric charging …