Monthly Archives: March 2010

Art Party #3

This is going to be a good one!FRIDAY, APRIL 2nd AT BRANX: $5.Tunnels Listen to Eruption on his myspace page–you will be sold. Sexual Champions (all female improv brass ensemble.)Kathleen Keogh of Woolly Mammoth comes to Dinner with White RainbowDJs:Hostile … Continue reading

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Artist Talk Series

The second Thursday of each month offers the unique opportunity to casually explore pieces inPortland Art Museum’s permanent collection through the inspired lens of a local artist. Each artistselects a work from the museum’s permanent collection, talks about the piece … Continue reading

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Boul Mich!

The digital debut of Oz Cooper’s “Moderne” Broadway-esque titling typeface, Boul Mich, available now from MyFonts! 1927 was a discouraging year for Oswald Bruce Cooper, having to devote his time to developing faddish display typefaces based on others’ designs in … Continue reading

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Portland 2010 Opens Tonight

Portland 2010: a Biennial of Contemporary Art is opening tonight at Disjecta and BoxRocks.This is the first biennial in the region since the Portland Art Museum decided to move to the Contemporary Northwest Art Award format. Plazm is an event … Continue reading

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Book Design, the iPad, the Kindle, and "formless content"

“Books in the Age of the iPad” correctly deduces that “print is dying, digital is surging, everyone is confused.” Craig Mod presents a thoughtful argument on the future of print, but a primary basis of his article is deeply flawed: … Continue reading

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Liminal 2.0

Second printing of Liminal, a zine I wrote about Tokyo graffiti is now available. Screenprinted covers and inserts, one-color interior. Available for a cool $8 postpaid (shipping included) via Paypal to ian (at) Includes photos of work by QP, … Continue reading

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Cooper Text

New typeface set out now via MyFonts: Cooper Text. Cooper Text is a comprised of two fonts- Cooper OldStyle and Cooper Initials. Cooper OldStyle is a round-serifed text typeface, while Cooper Initials are ornamental capitals designed for use as complementary … Continue reading

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and speaking of Dylan portraits…

Congratulations to Milton Glaser (who designed the cover of #28), he was one of 12 artists to receive the 2009 Medal of Arts from President Barrack Obama, and the first graphic designer ever to do so. — plazm blog has … Continue reading

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