Monthly Archives: December 2008

Insa x House of Bias

Insa has done it again! Not only is he one of my favorite urban artists he has now teamed up with the amazing designers from Chicago based House of Bias . Launching soon the latex collection will feature pants, shorts, tanks and shirts. Check out more photos here.

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christmas night in maine.

Christmas for most people is about spending time with their family, opening presents, and eating. Christmas at my parents house is a little different, I get to spend time with Dad watching 30 episodes of “The Build” Motorcycle TV that he was featured on, then after that watch “Tales if Rat Fink”. Most girls in their 20’s couldn’t stand to watch 4+ hours of motorcycle and hotrod TV but this is what i grew up watching. And, that’s what makes me write this post. For anyone that has an interest in painting, t-shirt design or art really should watch this documentary. Ed Roth was the genius of outlaw art, known for his extreme custom cars & paint jobs, he was also the first person to ever airbrush a t-shirt and then go on to produce thousands of silk screen tee’s with racy monster graphics. You can check a preview of the movie out here or buy it here.

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Krink Interview on Juxtapoz.com

Juxatpoz recently posted up an interview with  Craig “KR” Costello, the owner and mastermind behind the KRINK empire. Check out the video here.

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snowy days in nyc.

Luckily I left Boston just in time to avoid the foot of snow! But i still got to wake up to a beautiful snowy day in nyc Saturday morning.

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Top Ten Toys of 2008 by Clutter Magazine

Cluttermagazine.com just did a nice little summary on the top 10 toys of 2008. Although not all my top ten were listed, they did include out some of my favorites this year including: King Kun – James Jarvis/Bounty Hunter (BxH), French GT Dunny – Supakitch and Koralie (Kidrobot) and of course the KAWS JPP/Stormtrooper (OF/Medicom). You can check out the whole list here.

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Fuck the Rain Umbrella

So as I was walking to work this morning in the freezing rain, all I could think about was the Fuck the Rain Umbrella I saw a couple days ago. Desgned by Anton Schnaider from Art. Lebedev Studio its the prefect thing to carry on those rain shitty days.

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Tonight…

5 Artists, 5 venues and hundreds of socialites united for one goal: to help provide healing environments for chronically ill children. Featuring works by: Nineta, Josh Falk, Kim Harris, OverKill Studio (Thomas Buildmore and Morgan Thomas), and Shayna Shenanigans.

5 of their “live” pieces will be silent auctioned off to benefit Rooms to Dream. There will also be additional pieces from each artist with proceeds going to the charity as well. Complimentary Perfect Cocktails and appertizers will be served.

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