Wow, you guys are sure keeping us busy! Not that we’re complaining — we love coming in on a Monday morning to find scores of newly launched projects to peruse. There is so much fresh, exciting stuff that we can’t wait to share. Check out a collection of our favorites from this week, below, and make sure to mosey on over to our Discover page to find even more for yourself. Enjoy!
Love the niche insights of avant-garde journalist bloggers as well as the smell of a freshly printed page? So do the folks behind CIRCUS, the ultimate clash between online and print. They dub their coffee-table mag a “bloggers’ bookazine,” in which international writers contribute bi-annually to each new monothematic issue through text (written in their mother tongue), photos, and illustrations. Issue #1, Fashion, was met with accolades and collaboration interest from all over the world. CIRCUS #2, Voyage, will be a wild trip into foreign countries, past adventures, exciting cultures, and alternative lifestyles, and you can grab yourself a copy for $24 here. — Daniella J.
While Daniel Johnston’s illustrations have graced album covers, t-shirts (even Kurt Cobain’s t-shirts), famous walls in his home of Austin, TX and various other works, never have they been displayed in the form for which Daniel may have intended them. After decades of drawing comics, Daniel is now assembling them in the “Infinite Comic Book of Musical Greatness,” a physical and digital comic which combines Daniel’s art with his music for a truly infinite experience. —Mike M.
The Nature of Code Book project is a book about applying topics from mathematics, physics, and generative algorithms to computational systems. I don’t know what any of those words mean, but I really love Dan Shiffman’s project. Dan is a (super-charming and sincere!) teacher here in town at NYU, and he’s been meaning to write this book for two years. He talks about more traditional book-writin’ experiences he’s had, and why this time around he wants to have all the control — to be able to do anything he wants, like put the book online for free or release the chapter drafts as PDFs as he completes them (his first reward tier!). — Meaghan O.