Wrk-shp Spring 2013

Fifties-era Case Study Homes and the SoCal spirit inform Airi Isoda's latest collection

Continuing to mine the world of architecture for inspiration, Wrk-shp designer Airi Isoda reveals a Spring/Summer 2013 apparel collection based on the Case Study homes built in Southern California in the 1950s. With the fourth collection, crisp lines and structured silhouettes begin to establish a distinct vibe for the designer, while simultaneously creating a lightness just right for the year’s milder seasons and, of course, …

Brother Business Smart Series

Compact color all-in-one inkjet printers for small businesses

The printer family, rarely a source for exciting advances in design and innovation, just got a flashy new sibling. The Business Smart Series from Brother Printers was recently unveiled, showing off what looks to be the all-in-one solution for small businesses. Taking up about as much space as a sheet of ledger paper (11″x17″), the combination printer-scanner is compact, capable and quick. With multiple speed …

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 …