Inform interview

September 20, 2018

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I was interviewed a while ago by the inimitable Ella Gold for Inform, the CalArts design blog.

SuperSurfaces

June 29, 2018

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I and Kyle Lynam are participating in the new graphic design exhibition SuperSurfaces at In the Paper Gallery in Seoul.

Our contribution is Ggreg, a science fiction opera in the form of a printed case of paper and a promotional poster for our book-as-case of paper.

SuperSurfaces
On View: July 10 – July 17, 2018, 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Opening: July 10, 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Hours: Weekdays 10:00 am – 6:00 pm, Saturday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm / Closed Sunday

In the Paper Gallery
Doosung Paper Co., Ltd.
Seoul, South Korea
+82 2 3470 0001
http://www.inthepaper.co.kr/

Participants:
60603, Byung-hak Ahn, Mary Banas, Alexander Böhn, Erik Brandt, Mark Callahan, Alyssa Casey, James Chae, Amy Fortunato, David Gay & Moon Jang, Isaac Gertman, Golden Tree, Minjae Huh, Jae Jeon, Hwara Jo, Hoon Kim, Jinhee Kim, Minkyoung Kim, Yunim Kim, Minsu Kim, Minho Kwon, Ohyun Kwon, Ian Lynam, Kyle Lynam, Katherine Miller, Once-Future Office, Chaehee Park, Jangho Park, Michael Radyk, Pooroni Rhee, Chris Ro, The Rodina, David Smith, Chulmin Yi, and Sera Yong.

SuperSurfaces Committee
Moon Jang / Curator
Namoo Kim / Coordinator
Chris Ro / Coordinator
James Chae / Graphic Designer
Minkyoung Kim / Web Design and Development
Eunjung Paek / In the Paper Gallery Director

Sponsor / Doosung Paper

Poster Design / James Chae and Moon Jang

向竹堂合同会社

May 31, 2018

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I just finished up the identity for 向竹堂合同会社 / Kōchikudō GK, a new publishing, translation, writing and editing house based in Kanagawa.

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Kōchikudō is run by my Néojaponisme collaborator and friend Matt Treyvaud.

Wordshape relaunch!

May 22, 2018

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We’ve redesigned the website for Wordshape, our hybrid type foundry, publishing entity, distro and software venture. CHeck it out here.

The Syntax of Seeming Destruction

May 22, 2018

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I wrote this quick essay about the consideration of graffiti as a linguistic system over at Medium.

Slanted #31!

May 15, 2018

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We are really excited to announce the release of Slanted #31. Ian Lynam and Renna Okubo (partners in Corinthians) were invited to help edit and curate this issue alongside Slanted Publishers founder Lars Harmsen. Read all about the process here!

Canard!

May 4, 2018

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I just designed the identity for Canard, sister restaurant  to Portland’s Le Pigeon and Little Bird.

 

5 April 2018, Canard, Portland, OR Andrew Fortgang and Gabriel Rucker

I love working with Andrew Fortgang and Gabriel Rucker, with whom we have designed the identities for all of their restaurant ventures — excited to dine at Canard soon!

Supergraphics!

March 23, 2018

Ian Lynam in Sean Adams' Field Guide to Supergraphics

I was interviewed and our work is featured in the new book The Field Guide to Supergraphics by Sean Adams. Out now from Thames and Hudson!

CalArts + CAA + LGBT Media Group

February 15, 2018

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I will be lecturing and giving a workshop at CalArts in their MFA and BFA graphic design programs on February 20th, then participating in a panel at the College Art Association’s national conference in Los Angeles called “Decolonizing Design: Considering A Non-western Approach To Design Pedagogy” alongside Chair Pouya Jahansi (Oklahoma State University), Dori Tunstall (OCAD University), Kali Nikitas (Otis College of Art and Design), Steven McCarthy (University of Minnesota) and Elizabeth Chin (ArtCenter College of Design).

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I also recently finished up the bilingual identity for Tokyo’s LGBT Media Group.

Schizotopia

January 18, 2018

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I will be participating in Schizotopia, an upcoming conference in Bremen, Germany.

The Schizotopia conference will take place January 18-21, 2018 and include the participation of 100 invited design students, fine art students, and teachers. Apart from that, external experts from the field of art, philosophy, and medicine are invited to open up different perspectives on the connection between Schizophrenia and creativity.

The conference is a collaboration between the art Universities in Bremen, Karlsruhe, Lyon, Bordeaux, Oslo, and Academie Rietveld in Amsterdam. Visitors from the outside are also welcome to visit the event and take part in the activities.

Read all about Schizotopia on the official website: http://schizotopia.com/

Details:
18th-21st January 2018
HfK, Am Speicher XI 8, Bremen

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