CHAIN REACTION: KRISTOPHER KITES

KRISTOPHER KITES is one of the best artists in Chicago right now. Yeah, I said it.   The man makes work that’s simple and straight to the point. You know how comic book culture is poppin’ right now? Marvel, DC, and all that geeky stuff? Well your mans Kristopher has the power to bring that […]

Kiss and tell: Michal Ojrzanowski

This whole article is dedicated to MICHAL OJRZANOWSKI‘s enamel pin, called ‘KISSS’. He’s an architect and object designer based out of Chicago. There’s a tremendous amount of Swiss influence in his work– strong geometric emphasis, and plenty of white space. But all that aside, this single enamel pin design is just really dope to me. […]

Excuse me Miss.

MISS. is my new favorite indie skateboard company. I don’t even know that much about it– the name of the guy who runs it, where they’re located, how long they’ve been around… it’s all a mystery. But I absolutely love the graphics.  The visuals are simple and so wonderfully memorable. Big blocks of color are […]

BAD THINGS ARE COMING

BAD THINGS is a skate-rat inspired fashion company coming out of New Zealand. They make clothing and accessories adorned with some playfully badass artwork– grotesque aliens, snakes, evil creatures, and overall radness. These are clothes for folks who grew up on a skateboard, played in a band, or got into some mischief.   BAD THINGS […]

EVOKE & EVOLVE: ALAN GANEV

ALAN GANEV is a visual artist based out of Montréal. His imagery is dynamic, exciting, and full of color. Figurines of soldiers bathed in pastels and neon paint flecks populate Ganev’s latest works. These subjects, along with his signature, are repeated throughout his collection– the continued exploration of the concept is the driving factor.   […]

LAYER BY LAYER: DANIEL GREGORY NATALE

New York’s DANIEL GREGORY NATALE is a fashion designer of unique proportions. His explosive silhouettes take the human form to a whole new level. His use of mixed materials and experimental patterns result in these incredible denim and wool kimonos– this is some next level fashion origami.   Even though these pieces make a huge […]

APLIKORE IS THE FUTURE

Benjamin Shihundu is a 3D digital artist that goes by the name APLIKORE. He’s 14 years old. Get that through your head– brotha is FOURTEEN! Based out of Vancouver, the high school prodigy is already a master at creating beautiful digital work. His art blends the real with the fantastic, and the result is astounding. […]

RELAXED, REFINED: MCMARDEN

MCMARDEN is an apparel brand with form and functions designed to get you through the day with style. These pieces have perfect weight for an evening out. The materials are high quality, yet airy and flowing. These shapes, patterns, and colors create a fresh look that feels breezy. The Los Angeles based clothing line focuses […]

Bohemian Groove: You as

YOU AS is a capsule collection of menswear focused on building a lasting wardrobe.  These are new staples to live in—part of a modern uniform that’s as cool, versatile, and multi-faceted as the people who wear it. The use of color and material make these clothes look fun and eclectic. I’m really digging the shape […]

DECENT HUMAN BEINGS: SIMPLE, SPECIAL

DECENT HUMAN BEINGS is a minimalist clothing brand based in Montreal. They’ve know just how to catch your eye by using clever color choices and logo placement. The results are fun, fresh, sophisticated, and memorable.   I love how clean everything looks– the collection relaxed yet exciting. The perfect representation of a lifestyle that’s carefree, […]