Creative: Using Templates

When I give talks and people ask about “tips and tricks” for putting your work in print the FIRST thing I always stay is START NOW. RIGHT NOW. TODAY. Create a default size publication, whether that be a 20-page Photobook … Read More

Dispatches: Esha Chiocchio

Yes, I did a composite image. I just felt like Esha is a blend of so many things that an image like this made sense. You can tell a lot about someone by spending time around their children, and Esha … Read More

Creative: ESSAY Issue One Goes Live

Deep breath. Where to start. Essay Issue One Trade Essay Issue One Magazine Content is exactly the same for both formats. What I’ve learned. (This post was written months ago, and I’m about to begin issue five!) 1. I’m grading … Read More

Dispatches: Phil Chipman

Phil Chipman is my neighbor. He’s not a typical neighbor. When I moved here a dozen years ago I noticed there were strange happenings in Phil’s garage. I’m probably making this up, but I think I remember sparks from an … Read More

PRINT: General Thinker by Remo Giuffre´

I’ve written about Remo before, and also mentioned his book, but here is a bit more detail in regard to the publication itself. My first rule about books is how they make me feel. This book makes me feel like … Read More

Dispatches: Cyndi Conn

Cyndi Conn is my neighbor. Besides holding this truly remarkable title she also dabbles in art and creativity on a global scale. She works with an organization called “Creative Santa Fe,” and her official incident report reads like this….Cyndi Conn, … Read More

Dispatches: Remo Giuffre´

Remo Giuffre´is a unique individual. The assignment began like this. “I can’t go to Australia so you are going.” “Okay.” “What’s the mission?” “Remo.” This innocent conversation turned into a remarkable experience, one that led me to the far reaches … Read More

Dispatches: Claire Rosen

Claire Rosen is an award winning artist who uses universal themes of dreams, fairy tales and mythology to visually symbolize the many facets of the human condition.Earlier this year I traveled to the distance shores of New Jersey to witness … Read More

Dispatches: Michael Napper

Michael Napper is a San Jose based artist who writes, paints, photographs, makes books and fills in the gaps by creating and sending a wonderful variety of correspondence pieces. I’ve known Michael for almost twenty years, and I have to … Read More

Dispatches: James Cuddy and Roma Levin

James Cuddy and Roma Levin merge to form Six:Thirty, a London based digital creative practice founded in 2013. This was one of the first interviews I ever attempted, and it’s worth listening to for the garbage truck that showed up … Read More

Dispatches: Clay Lipsky

Clay Lipsky is a visual artist and Emmy Award winning graphic designer based in Los Angeles who also serves as Art Director of the photo blog Lenscratch. He has applied his unique visual style across a variety of mediums, from … Read More

Dispatches: Larry Fodor

Lawrence Fodor is a Santa Fe based contemporary art painter. Larry is also one of the most inspirational people I’ve ever been around. He is SO knowledgable, but he speaks to the uninitiated with a true sense of sharing and … Read More

Dispatches: Munson Hunt

Santa Fe based artist Munson Hunt uses ink,paper, coffee, wood and fire-amongst many other things- to create larger than life sculptors and works on paper. She keeps bees, climbs mountains, makes work and transforms those around her by just doing … Read More

Dispatches: Mattias Hubner

Mattias Hubner is a London-based designer of books, identities and websites. He has worked as both editor and designer on over thirty books in the past eight years.

Dispatches: Andrew Losowski

Andrew Losowsky is an editor, curator and writer who has lived and worked in places like Madrid, Hong Kong and New York. His work has appeared in The Guardian, The Wall Street Journal and the Times of London. He is … Read More

Dispatches: Donna Seager

A native of New Orleans, Donna Seager began in the art business in 1978. She was the director of Marlborough Gallery in Boston before moving to California in 1989. She continued to work in galleries in the bay area until … Read More

Dispatches: Ala Ebtekar

Ala Ebtekar is a visual artist and storyteller who lives in the San Francisco Bay Area. Ebtekar is known primarily for his work in painting, drawing and installation that explores the juncture between history and myth, forging a multi-faceted project … Read More

Dispatches: Brian Storm

Brian Storm is founder and executive producer of the award-winning multimedia production studio MediaStorm based in Brooklyn, New York. Just know that he is one of THE people doing this work. His finished stories are some of the best you … Read More