What Happens When Photographer Bob Martus Shows Up at a Bike Rally?

Curator: Michael Freimuth
date: July 30, 2014
Categories: Photography
Tags: art, bicycles, Photography
Bob Martus is hitting his prime—and I think everyone can tell. The Detroit-born, New York-based photographer just is his work. Not that he’s a workaholic (he likes his rosé way too much), but he’s got a definitive style you can read as soon as you meet him, and it comes through in his image-making.
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How Artists Maurizio Cattelan and Pierpaolo Ferrari Interpret Radical Design for Toilet Paper Magazine

Curator: Leta Sobierajski
date: July 7, 2014
Categories: Advertising, Book & Magazine Design
Tags: furniture, industrial design, models, Photography, radical design, styling
Toilet Paper is an artists’ magazine created by Maurizio Cattelan and Pierpaolo Ferrari, exuding a surreal and ironic vernacular that both startles and seduces the reader at the turn of every page. There aren’t any texts or excerpts—only imagery and a long list of contributors, assistants, stylists and producers.
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TOILET PAPER 9 Magazine: Maurizio Cattelan, Pierpaolo Ferrari and Micol Talso

Curator: Marta Cerdà Alimbau
date: April 28, 2014
Categories: Advertising, Book & Magazine Design
Tags: concept, Photography
TOILET PAPER is a picture-based magazine founded in 2010 by great artist Maurizio Cattelan and photographer Pierpaolo Ferrari with the art direction of Micol Talso.
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Stand: Aleksey Kondratyev and Andrew Colville

Curator: Placement
date: April 4, 2014
Categories: Book & Magazine Design, Typography
Tags: Photobook Club, Photography, self-publishing, Stand
Stand is a photo journal published “somewhat quarterly” by young photographers Aleksey Kondratyev and Andrew Colville.
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History, Now In Color: Reddit

Curator: Joey Cofone
date: December 17, 2013
Categories: Entertainment Design, Experience Design
Tags: joey cofone, Photography
There’s an entire community of hobbyists who spend their spare time colorizing historical photography. 

One gathering and sharing place is /r/ColorizedHistory on Reddit, where the users are “...dedicated to high quality colorizations of historical black and white images, and discussions of a historical nature.”

Their work helps us view the past in a different light—almost as if it were the present—just by coloring images in a manner that allows them to be more relatable.  Going through the posts turns into an adventure. It’s like seeing things for the first time, even though the subject matter isn’t necessarily anything new.

As designers, taking a moment to really dig into an interesting experience such as this can help us apply similar rethinking in other areas of our life—and work. Hope you enjoy.
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