Public Supply

Writing materials with a social mission to foster creative learning in underfunded schools

As of late, shrinking budgets and an insistence on standardized testing has left many art programs at public schools underfunded. Operating on the onus that creativity is key in the academic and personal development of youngsters, Brooklyn-based Public Supply—producer of design-driven, high quality, made in America writing products—donates a portion of their proceeds toward underfunded art departments in public schools. Public Supply’s limited edition, classic …

Vitamin D2

Phaidon's in-depth look at the unassuming pencil, for artists and enthusiasts alike

Covered in henna-colored scribbles, Vitamin D2 is the unassuming sequel to Phaidon’s extensive 2005 tome Vitamin D: New Perspectives in Drawing. Like its predecessor, Vitamin D2 explores the contemporary world of art’s most fundamental, but sometimes overlooked tool, the pencil. Approaching its subject like a textbook, the book demonstrates the breadth and richness of modern drawing by carefully analyzing a diverse range of styles seen …