Photos from Le Book’s Connections LA

. Thank you to everyone who came by the Stockland Martel booth at Connections LA last month. The attendance and energy levels were high—Bill and Maureen talked with so many people that they both had pretty much lost their voices by the time it was over. The event, which marked the first-ever West Coast edition […]

New work: Michael Muller shoots poster for Joaquin Phoenix documentary

Remember Joaquin Phoenix’s breakdown a couple of years ago? The odd behavior, the abundant facial hair? Casey Affleck, Phoenix’s brother-in-law, followed the Academy Award–winning actor around with a movie camera during those rough times and turned the footage into a documentary. The film, titled I’m Still Here, is coming out next month, and Michael Muller […]

New art book takes aim at your bare walls

…   .. U.K.-based home-furnishings retailer Habitat—which is sort of like a Design Within Reach/Bo Concept/Room and Board, and I wish we had one here—is venturing into the art market with a new book of prints specifically designed for displaying on your wall. Titled 50×70, after the standard (in the U.K.) frame size of 50 […]

Shepard Fairey’s ‘Art for Obama’

Los Angeles artist Shepard Fairey, who designed the Obama “Hope” and “”Progress” posters that were ubiquitous during the presidential election last fall, is going Barack to the drawing board for his newest project. The book Art for Obama: Designing for Manifest Hope and the Campaign, to be published in October by Abrams Image, will be […]