Christoph Niemann

combining humor and political satire, SVA gallery presents the works of christoph niemann

the artist is best known for his ability to communicate with bits of humor and overall cleverness.The post combining humor and political satire, SVA …

Art

Remembering 61 Years of The Village Voice

[Call for Entries: The Logo Design Awards]On September 21, 2017, <i>The Village Voice</i>, a weekly New York City institution, published its final print …

Graphic Design

Christoph Niemann retrospective in New York – in pictures

The prolific illustrator creates witty and thought-provoking images with inventive designs that capture the essence of everyday life. An exhibition at the SVA Chelsea Gallery in New York brings together the magazine covers, digital works and animations that have secured his place as one of the most …

Photography

Christoph Niemann’s Creative Powers: A Mystery Investigated

Photo: Declan Van Welie<p><i>Illustrator, author, and designer Christoph Niemann’s work for magazines, books and, well, you name it, is now on view at the</i> …

Creativity

Editors’ Picks: 11 Things to See in New York This Week

Events and Parties<p>Here's what's happening.<p>,<p><i>Each week, we search New York City for the most exciting, and thought-provoking, shows, screenings, and</i> …

Art

2017 Oldenburg Autumn Elite Auction in Vechta: You Know What You Get

Brad Pitt (by Bretton Woods x Don Cardinale x Rohdiamant)<p>The 31 first class dressage horses in the 2017 Oldenburg Autumn Elite Auction on Saturday 30 …

Dressage

Lego New York

From J.R. Schmidt, a rendering of New York City in Lego. Prints are available. Be sure to check out his other work as well...coo

How to draw a floating / levitating cube

Amaze friends and family with your version of this anamorphic optical illusion: a floating/levitating cube. Though it may take some practice to get …

One woman was inspired by Death, Sex & Money to create a breakup survival guide for everyone else

Traditionally, we think of fandom as people writing fan fiction about "Star Wars" or "Twilight," or people who sport Quidditch T-shirts or attend …

Relationships

The Question Isn’t Why Put Melting Ice Cream All Over Your Well Designed Books—It’s Why Not?

Is there really a better summertime treat than a delicious scoop of ice cream and a lazy afternoon with a book? For book cover designer Ben Denzer, …

Dessert

A Conversation About “Conversations”

<i>Design speaks to each of us in a universal language. Enter your best work into the International Design Awards today.</i>In a very small, hot, crowded …

Graphic Design

Things We Slacked

Natalie: Does Chance the Rapper want to be my boyfriend?<p>Brittany: Little moments of love.<p>Carie: In case you’re like me and staying in NYC this summer…<p>…

An Exhibition Worth Thousands of Words

One of the savviest, wisest, most revealing museum exhibitions of the summer may not have much actual art in it. But it circles the subject relentlessly like a satellite around a planet, wobbling in and out of art’s force field. We’re along for the ride, courtesy of a series of often riveting, …

The Arts

Christoph Niemann and Nicholas Blechman publish their visual conversations

Illustrator Christoph Niemann and creative director of <i>The New Yorker</i> Nicholas Blechman have published <i>Conversations</i>, a six-month project which saw the …

Illustration

The Met's latest exhibit puts oversharing on a pedestal

The rules were simple: For five months, 12 pairs of artists participating in the Metropolitan Museum's <i>Talking Pictures: Camera-Phone Conversations Between Artists</i> exhibit had to use their phones to take and share photos or videos with each other. Texts or captions were not allowed.<p>Gallery: Talking …

Art

Talking Pictures: Camera-Phone Conversations Between Artists

Over the past decade, mobile-phone cameras have changed how photographs are made, used, and looked at. While the camera once functioned chiefly as a …

Art Museums

Clever Illustrations by Christoph Niemann

Back in 2010 we featured some clever artworks by Christoph Niemann in which he used Google Maps as his canvas. Today, we're updating you on his …

Illustration

Watch, Listen, Read, See: For A Dose Of Design Inspiration

Four recommendations from PSFK staff members to jumpstart your creative process<p>Whether we’re actively making or just looking to absorb something new, …

Graphic Design

The New Yorker June 5 & 12, 2017 Issue | The New Yorker

The Critics<p>He’s revered for his moral gravity, but his greatness comes from a surprising alloy.<p>“The Trouble with Reality,” “Slight Exaggeration,” “The Impossible Fairy Tale,” and “There Are More Beautiful Things Than Beyoncé.”<p>What to make of our new literature of radical pessimism.<p>The HBO show …

Opera

The Work You Do, the Person You Are

All I had to do for the two dollars was clean Her house for a few hours after school. It was a beautiful house, too, with a plastic-covered sofa and chairs, wall-to-wall blue-and-white carpeting, a white enamel stove, a washing machine and a dryer—things that were common in Her neighborhood, absent …

Arianna Huffington

Christoph Niemann’s “Enchanted Forest”

“Reading takes you to another world,” Christoph Niemann says, about his cover for this week’s Fiction Issue. Niemann, who has long been interested in innovative visual communication, transformed his drawing into a 360° scene that you can view in your browser, on a device, or by donning …

Culture

Christoph Niemann’s animations for the Obama Foundation celebrate civic commitment

The Obama Foundation has commissioned Christoph Niemann to create a series of looping animations ahead of Barack Obama’s visit to Germany. The …

Illustration

Dan Grove: Photographic Perfection in the Reimagination of the Mundane

<i>All images and text from Dan Grove. Used with permission.</i><p>Hi! I’m Dan – I’m 19 and from Gloucester in the UK. I’ve just finished my Photography A2 …

Unpopular Opinion: I'd Like Fewer Books From My Favorite Authors, Please

I watched <i>The People Vs. George Lucas</i> recently because it auto-played on Hulu after I finished watching a documentary about Bill Finger, the secret …

Lifestyle (Canada)

12 Great Books to Read With a Flower Behind Your Ear

If April 25th is the perfect date for layers, May is the perfect month for books: not too hot, not too cold, all you need’s a blanket for your butt, …

Books

14 TV Shows Worth Watching Tonight

An incomplete guide to right-now’s most talked-about shows, from Netflix to network TV.<p>TV is good. TV is bad. TV rots your brain. TV can change your …

TV

Idealog's Guide to Wellington: Home of the brave

Wellington has just been named one of the world's most liveable cities. And creative types of all stripes are being drawn to the energy of the …

Phone Apps As Art: 10 Truly Mobile Artist Projects You Can Download From the App Store

Here are 10 artworks you can download from the app store by artists like John Baldessari, Björk, and Ekene Ijeoma.

Art

Moving Pictures: Motion Graphics & Editorial Illustrations by Chi Birmingham

Scroll through Chi Birmingham’s portfolio and you may be reminded of Wallace and Gromit—the claymation figures from Aardman Animation—or the many …

Motion Graphics

Christoph Niemann’s Wonderful Illustrated Travelogue For National Geographic

<b>Many illustrators and designers</b> will be familiar with the name Christoph Niemann. The respected creative of ‘Sunday Sketching’ fame is a regular …

Illustration