Happy Thanksgiving!

Hope you all have a beautiful Thanksgiving Day! ~ images found via Dwell Studio & Habitually Chic

Art Basel 2010

I’m jealous of everyone who’s going to Art Basel next week. There’s a bunch of artists whose new work I’d love to see -  Carlos Amorales, Hurvin Anderson, Stephen Andrews, & Mark Bradford. Have fun to those of you who are attending! ~ Carlos Amorales ~ Hurvin Anderson ~ Stephen Andrews ~ Mark Bradford


After reading about Commune in this month’s House Beautiful, I looked up their work to find beautiful interiors created in the Ace Hotel, the Standard, and one of my favorite retail spaces – Kiki De Montparnasse. I was most intrigued by their residential interiors, particularly this gorgeous property in Los Feliz, California. The shiny black […]

Woom – The Hunt

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My studio partner at Double Triple, Phillip Niemeyer just finished directing and editing this stop motion video for the west-coast-based avant-garde duo Woom. Dan Forbes, an amazing photographer and cinematographer also worked on the project. Kudos guys!

Nest Interiors: NYC

I’m excited to announce that Nest Interiors is now carrying some pieces from my hand painted striped pillow collection. Thanks Lana & Henry! I love this store for it’s great mix of classic modern and sophisticated designs featuring unique accessories, ornate pillows and locally sourced artwork. Located in Manhattan’s Chelsea District, the space is between […]

New Marian Banjes Website & Book

Marian Bantjes has just launched a new site AND a new book. She speaks about it all here, in an interview with Debbie Millman of Design Matters. Digging through her new site, I found some pattern work I hadn’t seen before that is beautiful. “Feathers” – for Maharam Wallpapers

The Ballerina Project

These inspiring images taken for The Ballerina Project were found via Pergolina. “The ballerina project grew from the idea of new york city as a magnet for creativity; each photograph is a collaborative work of dance, fashion design and photography played out against the city’s landscape.”

Words of Wisdom: Design Visionaires

Last week, the Art Directors Club inducted the 2010 class of its Hall of Fame at a gala ceremony in New York. These beautifully designed cards by Pentagram’s Michael Beirut, highlighted quotes from 10 past laureates including Saul Bass, Paul Rand, Massimo Vignelli, Annie Leibovitz and Seymour Chwast. The font is Carter Sans designed by […]

John Maeda: Looking for Superman

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“Rhode Island School of Design president John Maeda defines the key qualities of standout innovators – a willingness to struggle, to make mistakes, to live with ambiguity – and tackles the creative’s biggest challenge: How to lead other creatives. Perhaps confronting the status quo, killing bureaucracy, and leading change can be its own art form.” […]

Information is Beautiful

A great new site, run by David McCandless , that archives data visualizations and examines “how designed information can help us understand the world, cut through BS and reveal the hidden connections, patterns and stories underneath.” 1. Colours in Culture { view full graphic } 2. Left vs. Right (US) { view full graphic }

Arturo Herrera: Berlin Singers

The work of  Venezuelan artist Arturo Herrera, was by far my favorite at this year’s Editions/Artists’ Books Fair. Presented by The Lower East Side Printshop, Herrera’s piece “Berlin Singers,” is a series of ten prints that combine etching, screenprint, archival inkjet, and collage. The edition is a set of 20.

Michael Wolf: Photographer

Last night I attended a great lecture called Contemporary Documentary Practices: Revisiting “In, Around and Afterthoughts on Documentary Photography.” Three artists presented their work and spoke about today’s expanded idea of documentary art. Moving away from 20th century ideas of bearing witness to the truth, the discussion addressed today’s uncertainty about facts and work that […]

Mel Bochner: Printmaker

Today kicks off Print Week in NYC. I’m especially excited for the Print Fair, hosted by the IFPDA. One of my favorite artists, whose work I’m hoping to see is Mel Bochner. – Strong Language, 2007. Etching, spit-bite, soft-ground, aquatint, & sugarlift. – No, 2009. Monoprint with engraving and embossment on hand-dyed Twinrocker handmade paper. […]


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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