Riverfront Times has an immediate opening for an assistant art director. This person will produce sophisticated and vibrant layouts for the print and online versions of the paper, produce and supervise interactive and multimedia features for riverfronttimes.com, organize and manage digital assets, a ... More >>
Fact: Any band who uses Times New Roman on their album cover isn't going to make it in the music industry. (Feel free to prove us wrong, though). Smart typography selection is as important to a band's image as having a memorable logo. In 1937, industrial designer and typographer Gerry Powell, desig ... More >>
Nine local artists specializing in photography, fibers, comics, sculptures, painting and printmaking have beat out 41 other applicants to become the first producers for CSA STL, a community-supported, agriculture-inspired model for connecting St. Louis with art. Last month, three friends announced ... More >>
Local band Popular Mechanics didn't set out to create award-winning packaging, but that's what happened when the regional branch of a national design organization recently recognized the brilliance of the group's latest album art.
There's been a minor media brouhaha over the fact that The New Yorker just launched a redesign for the first time in thirteen years. The news was featured in the New York Times, New York Magazine, the tech blog Gizmodo and various other design-centric blogs. The 88-year-old magazine itself produced ... More >>
7 p.m. Friday, December 21. St. Louis Skatium, 120 Catalan Street.
8 p.m. Thursday, November 1. Fubar, 3108 Locust Street.
Tell us about that sexy jacket...Here's your weekly St. Louis bestseller list for the week ending September 4, as compiled by the St. Louis Independent Booksellers Alliance and based on sales at Left Bank Books, Main Street Books, Pudd'nhead Books, Subterranean Books and Sue's News. This w ... More >>
Melissa MeinzerEvil prints of original artwork -- the perfect thing to go under your beer.If you're into printmaking, your schedule next week is going to be packed. On Wednesday, the Southern Graphics International Conference comes to town, which is sponsored by Washington University and includes ... More >>
Image viaScreenprinted tortillas are coming to Cherokee StreetWhip out your [bound and boutique-crafted] day planners, all you printmaking junkies:1) The Cherokee Print League is doing their 3rd Annual Holiday sale on Dec. 4, don't forget. 2) The nation's premier printmaking conference -- that of ... More >>
Back in the day, Peter Frampton showed us the way, thanks to a before-its-time Heil Talk Box and luscious feathered hair. Recently, he's become an avid Twitter user, won a Grammy for his instrumental album, Fingerprints, and unleashed a summer tour with Yes. Above all, Frampton will be releasing a n ... More >>
Update on David Bonetti's retirement tomorrow from the St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Executive editor Arnie Robbins tells Daily RFT that he will not replace Bonetti, who reviewed all visual arts and architecture for the Post. "We will cover art well, however, because art is so important to a community a ... More >>
It must be said that POLITICO is nowhere near the most cutting-edge and beautiful website on the Internet, even in the political realm. But there are plenty that are uglier, some of which belong to various members of the Congress of our great and glorious nation, which POLITICO has felt moved to hon ... More >>
Say what you will about Trent Reznor, but the man has a sense of humor. He released a jokey "new album" a bit ago via Twitter, called Strobe Light. It's a very obvious -- but subtle -- satire on pop/hip-hop crossovers (and perhaps a slight dig at Chris Cornell, whose recent album was produced b ... More >>
Very illuminating for any kid in the '90s. Also, a direct descendant of the Slow Jam. Silk |MTV Music
Helvetica runs rampant in neutral
Grad students in Wash. U.'s art school contend with a rainout.
Concert posters the old-fashioned way.
8 p.m. Saturday, October 14. Saint Louis University's Billiken Club (Busch Student Center, 20 North Grand Boulevard).
Saturday, May 13, at 9 p.m. Lemmons (5800 Gravois Avenue)
Boxing promoter and great orator Don King pontificates on the Lou, and we stumble across a photo-enhanced Local Blog o' the Week. Plus: the super-snazzy logo that's going to save our public schools.
Outlaw printmakers ransack town
Wassenaar uncovers meaning in fragments of ordinary signs
Revered graphic designer Art Chantry now calls St. Louis home
Week of January 3, 2001
Eddie Silva meets artist Carol Crouppen, who sees old things through a new Iris
UM-St. Louis' Gallery 210