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Good morning Angelenos! We’ll be signing (or better said, stamping) copies of our paperback (the reprint of ’Statement and Counter-Statement’), today (February 24) at the LA Art Book Fair. Catch us at the booth of Roma Publications, from 3pm onwards (or so).
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yesterday at 16:45. Facebook
You know what was cool? The performance by Kembra Pfahler (known from The Voluptuous Horror of Karen Black), at the opening night of LAABF – that was cool. Most punk thing we’ve seen this year:
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02/21/2017 at 15:22. Facebook
Curious to see what the Werkplaats Typografie participants have been up to, these last six weeks. The results of their collective residency at the Hoffmitz Milken Center for Typography - HMCT can be seen tonight (Tuesday, February 21) in Pasadena. Looking forward to it:
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02/19/2017 at 21:54. Facebook
It’s us three (Danny on the left, Marieke on the right, and Erwin behind the camera), a couple of months ago (in the beginning of November, 2016), hanging out in front of the Binoculars Building (Venice, LA). Tomorrow, we’ll fly to Los Angeles again – among other things, we’ll be attending the LA Art Book Fair, to do some book signings behind the booths of Roma Publications and THE THING...
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02/18/2017 at 23:55. Facebook
That was a pretty cool lecture we just saw, at Filmhuis Cavia. This guy called Christian Greer talking about esoteric hippie-ism, the bop apocalypse, the lysergic turn, psychedelic martyrdom, and beat occultism. In other words – a Saturday night wel spent. One of the films shown was this yippie classic, by Chris Marker – ‘The Sixth Side of the Pentagon’, from 1968:
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02/18/2017 at 15:43. Facebook
Sad to hear about the passing of Dick Bruna (1927–2017) – influential Dutch designer, writer, and artist. He might be best known for Miffy, but his other work is outstanding as well – the book covers he designed (for pocket series such as Zwarte Beertjes, Havank, The Saint, Maigret, etc.) will forever be part of the Dutch pop-cultural landscape. A very good biography (in English) can be found...
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Dick Bruna obituary

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02/18/2017 at 15:14. Facebook
Out to lunch. It’s San Serriffe, taking care of business:
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In other words: those currently in Amsterdam, and in need of our book – you know where to get it!

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Sad to hear about the passing of Dick Bruna (1927–2017) – influential Dutch designer, writer, and artist. He might be best known for Miffy, but his other work is outstanding as well – the book covers he designed (for pocket series such as Zwarte Beertjes, Havank, The Saint, Maigret, etc.) will forever be part of the Dutch pop-cultural landscape. A very good biography (in English) can be found...
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Icons of Graphic Design: Dick Bruna

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Colour and counter-colour. After being out-of-stock for a while, our paperback just got reprinted – in contrasting red and blue. Other than the cover, there are no drastic changes – we just fixed a couple of small spelling mistakes in the interior of the book, that’s all. For ordering information, check the websites of Roma Publications or Idea Books – or better yet, support your local...
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Our friends at Our Polite Society asked a couple of people (including us) to write short texts for them, to be used as ‘dummy text’ on their website. Our contribution, titled “Death/Youth (fictional and non-fictional band names that involve either death or youth)” can be found here:
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Our text (or actually, it’s more like a two-part list) was set in a typeface named OPS...
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My Bloody Lupercalia. The dark roots of Valentine’s Day:
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The Dark Origins of Valentine's Day

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A heart-shaped world. Somehow (don’t ask us why) it felt appropriate for today. It’s Werner’s cardioid projection of the earth:
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Werner's Projection

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Happening right NOW (Tuesday February 14, from 21:00 to 22:30 hours, CET) – it's our friend Femke Dekker (of My Little Underground and Strange Boutique), playing records at local station Red Light Radio:
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Streaming live and direct from the pretty-cold-but-not-that-cold streets of Amsterdam.

RLR – Red Light Radio

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“Damaged by you / damaged by me”. Great downloadable collection of issues of Damage (1979–1981), the classic Bay Area punk rock zine:
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Some of those covers shown by Dangerous Minds are fantastic: new wave, post-punk collages for the masses.

The entire print run of ‘Damage’ is now online!

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London calling. Short (but sweet) review of ‘The Athens Recorder’, the publication we recently designed and edited for photographer (and good friend) Johannes Schwartz:
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It’s Joost Swarte, discussing Mondrian’s moves on the dance floor:
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It’s Yoko Ono, keeping it fresh:
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Yoko Ono on Twitter

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“Sunday morning / praise the dawning”. Apparently, there’s a 24-hour Lou Reed marathon going on at this college radio station in Wisconsin. It already started yesterday, but you might still be able to catch the last few hours:
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Link via Judith Cahen-Crouwel.
In 2003, we created a whole series of inkblot drawings (as part of a particular project we were working on, around that time). We recently came across those inkblots again, and thought we should do something with them. So when we were asked by Belgian poster label Ding Dong Paper to create a limited edition print for them, we decided to collect all dots on one sheet, and turned it into a sort...
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