Stephanie Murg


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UnBeige at Ten: We’re Moving Up and Out!

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This month marks the tenth anniversary of UnBeige, and we’re celebrating a decade’s worth of design addiction and all-around visual obsessiveness with big news: We’re moving up and out from [...]

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Jessica Hische’s Lovely Letters Bound for USPS Stamps

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Jessica Hische forever! That’s what we would have called the forthcoming postage stamps that feature the loopily, lacily beautiful letterforms of the self-described “letterer, illustrator, and crazy cat lady,” but [...]

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Twitter Along with UnBeige

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Famed literary critic Lionel Trilling once described Henry James as a “social twitterer.” Sure, he meant it as an insult, but it makes us feel better about having joined the [...]

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Competition Seeks ‘Street Architecture’ for the Invisible City

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Gather ’round, design lovers, and consider the possibilities for collective gathering in the streets of the future. That’s the brief of a new competition organized by Storefront for Art and [...]

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Thom Collins Named Director of Barnes Foundation

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Thom Collins, the directorial force behind the smashing Herzog and de Meuron-designed Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM), is heading north, to take the helm of the Barnes Foundation, an institution [...]

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Sebastian Errazuriz Triggers Contagious Yawning in Times Square

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The glowing, blinking, buzzing, bustling crossroads that is New York’s Times Square doesn’t lack for much—except serenity. Artist and designer Sebastian Errazuriz is looking to inject calm into the chaos [...]

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Quote of Note | Olafur Eliasson

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“[J.M.W.] Turner’s ability to shape and frame light in his paintings has had a significant impact on my work….In the Turner color experiments, I’ve isolated light and color in Turner’s [...]

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Freer|Sackler Goes Digital, Releasing Images of Entire Collections for Public Use

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Katsushika Hokusai, Thunder god, 1847 (Courtesy Freer Gallery of Art) The museum collection digitization boom continues! Following the lead of institutions such as The Getty, the Smithsonian’s Freer Gallery of [...]

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Apply to SVA’s MA in Design Research

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It was the great design scholar Ferris Bueller who once said, “Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.” [...]

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Young Designers Take Aim at ADC Young Guns

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The competition that spotted Stefan Sagmeister, James Victore, and Mike Mills when they were but wee design/art powerhouses-to-be is back. Behold Young Guns 13, the Art Directors Club‘s international, cross-disciplinary, [...]

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100 Designers, 100 Years: A Collectible Celebration of AIGA’s Centennial

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Where can you find new yet (relatively) historical work by Milton Glaser, Michael Bierut, Chip Kidd, Tom Geismar, Paula Scher, Abbott Miller, Gail Anderson, Stephen Doyle, Carin Goldberg, Alexander Isley, [...]

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Leip(zig) into the New Year!

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A street photographer looks to the sea. Arthur Leipzig, Divers, East River, 1948 Happy 2015! As you celebrate the new year and encase your Massimo Vignelli-themed, 2014-capping “The Lives They [...]

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Finally Free of Scaffolding, L.A.’s Broad Museum Comes into Full View

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(Photo: Gary Leonard) Let others revel in the swiftly fading highlights of 2014; we prefer to look forward to the art and design milestones of 2015. The view became a [...]

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Year-End Zen: Watch How Ink Is Made

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If we learned anything from Sesame Street, it was that Manhattan is a land where children not only keep llamas as pets but also take said mammals to avuncular dentists [...]

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Quote of Note | Martin Filler

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The Fondation Louis Vuitton, designed by Frank Gehry (Photo: Iwan Baan) “It is axiomatic among architectural editors and art directors that if a building is not very good, then one [...]