Author Archives: Catherine Orchard


$15 print from Yoko Furusho to benefit Japan

Artist Yoko Furusho is donating all proceeds on sales of her prints to Red Cross Japan to benefit victims of the recent disaster there. Her print “Headfone Dreamy” (15″x21″) is only fifteen bucks and would make a great gift. Purchasemore…

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Kirk Demerais

You might have seen Kirk Demarais’ work on your birthday card, at the toy store, or in the book Life of the Party: A Visual History of S.S. Adams Company, Makers of Pranks and Magic. He is a painter, filmmaker,more…

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Maira Kalman

Maira Kalman was born in Tel-Aviv, but is a New Yorker through and through. She is the author of over fifteen books (some for children, some for everyone), inventor of witty paperweights, illustrator and writer of a New York Timesmore…

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Malú Alvarez

Malú Alvarez was born in Mexico, grew up in the United States, and has lived abroad in France and Australia. As a photo editor at Travel + Leisure from 2005 to 2008, Malú assigned photography and also contributed her ownmore…

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Karen Barbour

The vague, sleepy visual storytelling in Karen Barbour’s work is what makes me look twice. Bright colors, contrasting dark washes, and creeping inky lines converge to create a cloak of mystery around a dinner table, a walk in the forest,more…

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Alexandra Compain-Tissier

Paris-based illustrator and painter Alexandra Compain-Tissier’s work is both classic and perhaps low-fi in style, but modern in context. It’s not shiny or computer generated, like so many of her contemporaries. Her work weaves between the worlds of fine artmore…

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