Art & Design

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Secret Project Robot

Behind a rickety wooden door, next to an empty lot on tiny Melrose Street, lives one of Brooklyn’s best-kept secrets. It’s called Secret Project Robot — a gallery, art studio and practice space that’s become one of the borough’s creative… Read More

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Designer DIY’s by Tiffany

As part of our Summer T-Shirt celebration, we tapped our Men’s and Women’s designer Tiffany Ruiz to share three original DIY looks — all done with our Alternative tees. T-Shirts are my favorite item of clothing. They have evolved from being… Read More

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Living Walls

    Our first year I had a very small trajectory in street art. People assumed we were uninformed about graffiti because none of the bigger artists were getting involved. But once the first conference happened things changed. We have… Read More

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Let’s Play: Merriment Hardware

When the three friends returned home to their full-time jobs in San Francisco, they began prototyping paddles. But instead of low-quality pinewood typically used, they sourced 100% reclaimed wood, learning to woodwork each piece by hand as they went and… Read More

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Revive Upholstery by Leland Duck

  Leland Duck isn’t your typical upholsterer. He transforms vintage pieces by recovering them in unconventional fabrics such as army canvas tents, vintage Pendleton wool, and waxed canvas. The end result is a wholly original item of furniture and a… Read More

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L.A. Freewalls Project

There’s a giant, decomposing sea lion carcass at 7th & Mateo near downtown Los Angeles. The size of a school bus, its ribs and skull are protruding with inevitable persistence through its deteriorating flesh. According to city regulations it should… Read More

Brooklyn Butcher Blocks

The borough of Brooklyn breeds no shortage of artisans whose focus…some may call it obsession…is based on the art of craftsmanship, quality and sustainability. No matter the reasons for this renewed interest in artisan culture, it’s fostering a new appreciation… Read More

Featured Artist: Randy Noborikawa

Everyone has a different way of bringing an idea to life. For instance, some people might write it down immediately, some might call a friend to discuss and others tend to use artistic forms like music or art to bring… Read More