Interzone T-Shirt Series No. 1

November 25, 2014
Woody Allen and Mariel Hemingway in the opening scene of Manhattan at Elaine's

This first series of T-Shirts from Interzone is a homage to three legendary gone but not forgotten establishments in New York City: The Cedar Tavern, Elaine’s and The Mudd Club.   The Cedar Tavern was a bar that was opened in 1866 on Cedar Street and has quite a nomadic history. It moved to West Read More…

What’s on the menu?

November 3, 2014

The New York Public Library has a collection of over 17,000 menus from New York and beyond from the 19th century to present times. This massive collection offers insight to not just the foods of the decades past but also provides clues to the social and economic culture of the times.   Much of the Read More…

Fonts in Use: Windsor

September 15, 2014
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The Interzone logo is set in the typeface Windsor. Windsor was designed in 1905 by Eleisha Pechey for the Stephenson Blake type foundry. Windsor Light Condensed is also famous for being used almost exclusivley as the typeface for the titles of Woody Allen’s films.   It was also used on the cover of the Whole Earth Read More…

The Curious Mr. Sottsass

August 28, 2014

Ettore Sottsass, the widely known leading figure of the influential Memphis Group  is a much admired postmodern architect, furniture and product designer however he is not known as a photographer. Released in 1996, The Curious Mr. Sottsass compiles a collection of photography by Sottsass. Sottsass considers himself an amateur photographer and uses the camera as Read More…

Reservations by Diane Keaton

August 28, 2014

Diane Keaton may be known to most as an actress, but she also takes a great interest in design and photography. Since the 1980s she has published a number of collections of esoteric photography, including the most recent, a beautiful collection of interior and architectural photographs, “House” in 2012. She also released an under the Read More…

City Lights Books

August 28, 2014
Interim Pad, 1967

City Lights is an independent bookstore and publisher based in San Francisco. Founded in 1953 by the poet Lawrence Ferlinghetti, City Lights achieved widespread notoriety following the obscenity trial for publishing Allen Ginsberg’s influential “Howl” in 1956. Since then, City Lights has published a diverse selection of writers from many Interzone favorites, all linked by Read More…

Introducing Interzone

August 28, 2014
Tangier 1957, by Allen Ginsberg

The Tangier International Zone, or Interzone was a 373 square kilometer area in the center of Tangier, Morocco from 1923 – 1956 that was governed separately from the rest of Morocco by a loose collection of foreign governments. Known as the ‘Interzone’, the promise of creative freedom and lax regulation attracted Western artists and writers such as Paul Read More…