International Design Duo Craig & Karl + Fabricator Dan Conway’s “Holey Moly” Desk

Ideas transmitted across the Atlantic come to life as a bright piece of furniture

Australian design duo Craig & Karl—the collaborative pairing of NYC-based Craig Redman and London-based Karl Maier—bring together bold ideas for illustrations, installations and various other mediums. Their patterned, geometric, and colorful output often carries optimism and accessibility. Such is the case with their brand new Holey Moly desk, designed during international shelter-in-place directives. Brooklyn-based Dan Conway fabricated the desk by CNC-ing baltic birch plywood and …

Political Pop Artist Peter Saul’s Powerful “Crime and Punishment” Exhibition at New Museum

More than 60 paintings from 86-year-old artist—and Pop Art progenitor—Peter Saul speak from the walls of New Museum in the retrospective Crime and Punishment. Each, pulled from 50 years of work, offers a societal critique so sharp—but sometimes masked in cartoonish comedy and color—that one might not feel the attack. Through racism and violence, political ineptness and corruption, Saul pokes and prods at public figures …

Meerson’s Limited Edition Altitude Première Pop’Art Watches

One Lichtenstein painting would lead to a private commission and numbered collection

For all the familiar sectors of watch design inspiration—automotive, nautical and military among the most recognizable—art makes for an underutilized arena. With his new limited edition collection, “watch tailor” Alexandre Meerson taps into the potential of pop art. Meerson‘s luxuriant made-to-order Altitude Première Pop’Art Watches employ the vibrancy of the art movement—incorporating eye-catching shapes and colors to great effect. And, as with other timepieces from …