Sasquatch! Posters!

13 May 2010

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Great new series of posters created for the 2010 Sasquatch! Music Festival. Featuring famous and upcoming designers, each artist was paired with a band to produce a limited edition poster. Check them all out here!

From top to bottom:
Jay Ryan, Patent Pending Industries
Invisible Creature
The Small Stakes, Joanna Wecht
Jeffe Design
Andrio Abero, Stubborn Sideburn

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New York designer, Chris Rubino, recently finished an amazing series of installations for the Distrikt Hotel. Watch Chris in this Gestalten.tv video covering his work for the hotel as well as a brief look into his studio and ethos.

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Salvatore Dellaquila

10 February 2010

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New York based designer and illustrator, Salvatore Dellaquila, updates his site with a lot of new work. I love his attention to detail and use of color.

Handpulled for Haiti

03 February 2010

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Handpulled for Haiti opens this Thursday at the lobby of the Wieden+Kennedy Portland office, designed by the folks in the W+K Studio. All proceeds from sales at the event will benefit MercyCorp, and W+K will do a dollar-to-dollar match.

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Dustin (UPSO) and Jemma Hostetler (née Gura) are a husband and wife team living and working in Toledo’s historic Old West End. Dustin, an illustrator and artist, curates and publishes a well known art magazine called Faesthetic. Jemma, an art director and designer, has been featured in numerous reviews and books, notably her projects under the moniker Prate.

Together they operate as Sans Nom, a multi-faceted design studio, while collaborating on a series of personal installments called Purpastoe. Read more about them after the break.

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Anna Wolf and Mike Perry hardly need an introduction. Both are prolific in their respective talents. Anna takes amazing photographs for fashion and lifestyle clients such as Urban Outfitters, MTV and more recently, Target. Mike is a graphic designer, art director and artist who has published two books about hand drawn type and patterns. Their work makes sense together, which is something I don’t see all too often. Together they understand the triumphs and difficulties of running a small business while giving each other complete support.

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RIP I.D. Magazine

21 December 2009

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One of my favorite design magazines announced that it was closing it’s doors after 55 years. I.D. Magazine was the longest running product design publication in the US. It’s sister magazine, Print, will remain open.

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Justine & Joel in their gallery, Cairo.

Joel Leshefka and Justine Ashbee are two Seattle artists behind Cairo, a small independent gallery providing a unique platform for upcoming visual artists and musicians. Joel, a photographer, also runs a vintage clothing boutique called Twenty Twenty, where he began curating shows. Justine’s work has been featured internationally including the ROJO gallery in Barcelona. Both artists share a similar aesthetic, a bond that provides support for each other and their respective creative endeavors.

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An Agency within an Agency

11 December 2009

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Wieden+Kennedy New York’s office features an agency within an agency called Attack. Comprised of talent from GrandArmy and WK’s Seeking competition, Attack produced this stunning video for the snowboard inspired line, Isaora, in collaboration with Shinichi Maruyama and MNDR.

Creative Couples: Kat & Ben

08 December 2009

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All photos by Colin Leaman

Kat Karnaky and Ben Peterson have been a couple for over ten years. Kat is a print designer for Anthropologie as well as a textile-printer and fashion designer. Ben is an amazing painter and–as I remember from a couple years ago–a great cook too. Both are graduates from the California College of the Arts, and they now live and work from a large converted building in the northern part of Philadelphia, PA.

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