The Printmaking Bible


Yesterday I turned 30, and what an amazing day it was. I took off from work and spent most of the day picking and photographing flowers from the farm with Mackenzie. Chris got me some of the best presents this year including this extremely comprehensive book on the art of printmaking. I can’t wait to […]

Katharina Trudzinski


Stunning painting, sculpture and installation work by Hamburg-based artist, Katharina Trudzinski. ~ via Dropular

Textiles: Jobs Handtryck


This week’s Design Sponge correspondent, Brittany Watson, wrote a great post about her trip to the Jobs Handtryck workshop in Västanvik, Sweden. This family-owned and operated company has been around since 1944 and creates beautiful hand-painted textiles. The shop set-up is so quaint and makes me think of what I’ve read of Florence Broadhurst’s wallpaper […]

Ian Hughes: Works on Paper


My friend and colleague Ian Hughes has some of his latest work in a group exhibition at 532 Gallery Thomas Jaeckel in Chelsea. I love his use of organic forms and texture in this series of coil drawings made with acrylic washes. The show runs until July 31st (hours: Tues. – Fri. 11-6pm, Sat. 12–5pm) […]

Alexandra Penney


I love three prints from photographer Alexandra Penney. Before working at Vouge Magazine with with Alexander Liberman and various photographers including Richard Avedon, Irving Penn, Duane Michals, and Helmut Newton, Penney worked as painter and art critic. ~ color prints, 24″ X 24″, 2003.

Deanne Cheuk


Deanne Cheuk, one of my favorite NY-based designers (originally from Perth, Australia), has recently launched her new website. It’s loaded with tons of great images of print, pattern, illustration, product, typography and fine art work. Best known for her work as Art Director for Tokion Magazine, Cheuk has been in the spotlight since 2003. It’s […]

Plumb Pretty Sugar


I love this beautiful Kimono Style robe made of Indian Habutai Silk by Plumb Pretty Sugar. This shop designs “loungewear, bedding and accessories borne from the idea of bringing breezy happiness, cozy comfort and easy-living chic to lounge wear, home and accessories. Dreamily imagined, the designs features giftable, gorgeous silhouettes in whisper-soft fabric in enchanting […]


Dana McClure is a Brooklyn-based visual artist & designer working across a variety of disciplines including printmaking, collage, painting, graphic design, & time-based media. This archive is a shared collection of inspiration, work-in-process, & studio updates. { studio site }


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