Colours May Vary

Colours May Vary

The charming, Colours May Vary, is an independent shop based in Leeds. Specialising in illustration, graphic art, photography and interiors. They fill their store with a range of books, magazines, prints, stationary and much more. They showcase some of own our favourites including gift ranges from Wrap as well as well as products from The Printed Peanut and graphic maps from designer Herb Lester. We love that they support up and coming artist too and include in house projects in there store such as the fun ‘My Patch’ collection of unique patches designed by a range of designers. Feature


Unit Shop by Unit Editions

Unit Shop by Unit Editions

What better way to end the week than spending a Friday afternoon browsing through coffee table tomes or flipping through beautiful pages of a high-quality book. Pioneering publishing venture Unit Editions have recently announced the launch of Unit Shop – a new creative hub down at their headquarter in Kennington where they will allow design fanatics to run their eyes over limited-edition books and copies, print rarities and posters. The shop is open on Fridays from 12pm to 5pm, starting on Friday 7th November 2014. Enjoy! Feature


Matt Manson :: Homeware

Matt Manson :: Homeware

People of Print favourite Matt Manson moved back to his hometown of Bristol setting up a studio earlier this year, and has been working on a number of exciting projects getting clocked by the likes of Vogue. Having spent the last few years obsessively creating geometric patterns, Matt has recently decided to channel these designs into a selection of homewares from bespoke ceramics with hand-printed decals, to laser engraved incense holders, upholstered chairs and screen printed scarves. Feature


House of Hackney

House of Hackney

Quirky east London interiors brand House of Hackney have been on my radar a little while, especially their printed wallpapers and fabrics, inspired by the natural world. Boasting vintage Versace-esque palms to decadent velvet animal prints and whole ranges of furniture and products smothered in the designs, the website is definitely worth a long browse. Feature


Cool Shit

Cool Shit

Cool shit is a playful, tongue-in-cheek, unisex street wear brand based in Barcelona that specialises in eye-catching colours and quirky as hell print. From burgers to doughnuts, Lionel Richie to Bill Murray, there’s something to amuse and confuse everyone over on their website, not to mention on the streets of Spain and beyond. Feature


Yevu Clothing

Yevu Clothing

Yevu Clothing features an incredible mix of eclectic styles, colourful graphic prints and quirky fabric designs. The range encompasses overblown geometric prints and stylised organic patterns with all their collections ethically produced in collaboration with seamstresses in Ghana and manufactured using locally sourced textiles and hand-woven kente from the markets of West Africa only. The name ‘Yevu’ derives from the local ‘Ewe language’ meaning ‘White Woman’ – the word that founder Anna Robertson heard everyday when she spent 12 months exploring the lively streets of Accra and ended up falling in love with the history of traditional wax print. Feature


PSA  >>|

PSA >>|

PSA, or Pear Shaped Apparel, are fast establishing themselves as Brighton’s coolest street wear brand, and spreading rapidly further afield, with sell out collections at London’s Boxpark and their first flagship store opening this year, as well as the launch of ‘The Pear Shaped Social Club’, which has seen UK legends Mike Skinner and Oxide and Neutrino headline events. The name was coined from a Mike Skinner lyric, and the brand has deeply established roots in the underground music scene, drawing inspiration from city life, skate and youth culture. Feature


Total Sellout

Total Sellout

Total Sellout is an unconventional art sale that has been taking place in Berlin for the last 12 years, and this weekend sees the show brought to London for the very first time. Curated by Kyle Platts, the show will give people the opportunity to own artworks by established artists at unusually affordably prices for the duration of the weekend.
With the private view kicking off today (4-9pm) at Daily Goods coffee shop (36 Camberwell Church Street, London SE5 0NS) Artists and artwork will be in the vicinity until Sunday evening. With a line up of exciting contemporary Illustrators exhibiting a selection of work from prints to sculpture and one off originals be sure to check it out if your about this weekend. Feature


Mansi Shah

Mansi Shah

Featured previously (here) innovative Designer Mansi Shah is a NYC based studio that creates signature prints and products inspired by the alchemy of image making. Raised in India, Mansi grew to love the infinite possibility of pattern, and upon moving to America to study, she learnt to let her mind ‘dream and wander’ founding the studio in efforts to create designs that mix both utility and imagination. Having launched last month, Mansi’s first collection is driven by line, form, color, volume, texture and composition and is inspired by Cy Twombly’s scribbles, Josef Albers color theory and various visual music artists. Feature


Kiosk Bookshop | Art Licks Weekend

Kiosk Bookshop | Art Licks Weekend

For 3 days only the Kiosk pop-up bookshop will find its temporary home inside The Peckham Pelican. Run as part of the Art Licks Weekend, the event now in its second year, aims to give a platform to young emerging artists, designers and small press publishers. Kiosk will focus on self-published books, zines, magazines, prints and ceramics. The exciting launch night will feature live drawing from Pat Macdonald and Elliot Freeman, and an auctioning of the ‘Tracing Emin’ book from Kyle Platts and King Zog, with all proceeds going to Art Against Knives. Feature


Interview :: Jennifer Hope Clothing

Interview :: Jennifer Hope Clothing

Jennifer Hope Clothing is a unisex street wear brand founded in Bristol by Oxford born fashion/print designer Jennifer Hope who specialises in turning intricate 2D designs into 3D retina burning one-of-a-kind garments for its loyal clientele. We spoke to Jennifer about the early days, her design background and discuss the hard-work and dedication required to build your own fashion empire. Feature


Team Print Shop

Team Print Shop

We love receiving studio mail and this week, we are pleased to present one of our lovely gifts posted directly from the west coast of the United States. California-based clothing label and screen-print service Team Print Shop loves to work on a wide range of projects and hence their design spans everything from t-shirts, posters, tote bags to fashion garments and skateboard decks. Feature


The Printed Peanut

The Printed Peanut

Who else loves nothing more than a lovely bit of well considered packaging? Well, the products of The Printed Peanut is just one of those delights. Designer Louise Lockhart started The Printed Peanut when she realised there was a niche in the market for quality, well designed party games and for adults and kids. Her huge success with her screen printed ‘Pass the parcel’ game has meant she has now an ever expanding business with a growing product range. Her new soap collection is just as heartwarming as all her other products, and even better she makes her products in the UK and uses as many eco-friendly printing processes as possible. Feature


Neck Face Prints | Exclusive to PCP

Neck Face Prints | Exclusive to PCP

Neck Face has created a selection of hand pulled screen prints which are exclusive to Poster Child Prints who are located on Sunset Boulevard, at the heart of Los Angeles. The prints are six or seven colours deep, signed and numbered by the artist, embossed by PCP and come with a Certificate of Authenticity. We love the dark humoured illustrations by this world renowned artist – definitely one for the collection. Feature


The Union Project

The Union Project

Newly opened menswear mecca in the stylish regency town of Cheltenham The Union Project certainly live up to their manifesto : ‘Simple Things done Well’. Started in November by two local University graduates with an eye for design, the shop pushes beautifully made lifestyle accessories such as notebooks by Field Notes or backpacks by Herschel Supply Co, as well as skate wear from underground giants Norse Projects, HUF and Only NY to name a few. Feature


Print Club Boston | Hollywood Hills Series

Print Club Boston | Hollywood Hills Series

Print Club Boston have done it again, wowing us with another great print collection. Inspired by the work of photographer Luigi Ghirri, who was known for the disruption of imagery and the exploration into the fiction of photography. The seemingly strait forward mountain screen prints are not actually mountains at all, but photographs of the huge snow drifts that built up in one of the worst winters in Boston this year. The series are available to buy online now – or as always they are open to print swap offers. Feature


Arro Home

Arro Home

Brand new Australian homeware brand Arro Home, has been born through a collaboration of designer Beci Orpin and entrepreneur Adam Rogers. From their desire to create fun home furnishings created by locally sourced artists, the range features a lovely assortment of colourful printed products inspired by Beci’s own design work. As well as supporting local designers it was important for them to keep the range affordable, and we can’t wait to get our hands on some products of own! Feature


Book Works :: Summer Sale

Book Works :: Summer Sale

Book Works is holding a Summer Sale at their Holywell Row, London office with discounted books, posters, limited edition prints and a free gift with every purchase!

For two days, Book Works is offering a special summer discount on recently published titles by Céline Condorelli, Samuel Hasler, Laure Prouvost and Slavs and Tatars, and a discount on backlist titles by Jeremy Deller, Tacita Dean and Susan Hiller among many others.

Book Works will also be holding a £5.00 lucky-dip, so go and visit to check it out and see what you could win! Feature


Paul Thurlby

Paul Thurlby

Paul Thurlby is an illustrator, originally from Nottingham, now based in London and has been commissioned to produce work across a broad spectrum which includes editorial, advertising, publishing and T-shirt designs, he is also a regular illustrator for the Guardian newspaper. His inspiration for his drawings comes from mid-century design and illustration and its clear to see from his collection of artwork that he combines retro aesthetics with modern subject matters in a bold and playful way. Feature


Blanka

Blanka

Showcasing the top work in contemporary graphic design, photography and print. Blanka is a well-curated online boutique and gallery of the most internationally acclaimed artists, designers and studios from all corners of the world. From limited edition inky screen printed posters to exclusive handprinted t-shirts, Blanka has an important selection of more than a hundred printed items for you to browse through and enjoy. Their print archive is continually growing and also features many selections of historic prints. Check their website and see for yourself – it is arguably one of the richest design resources available online today. Feature


What If x Pomme Chan

What If x Pomme Chan

What If is a perfect destination if you are looking for some quick ways to give your home a specific look and touch. Located in the quiet spot away from the bustling streets of Bangkok, What If serves as a creative hub for designers, artists, makers and/or anyone interested to come and take time, find their favourite home decoration pieces which include textiles, cushions, illustrated ceramics, printed quilt covers as well as fabrics and wallpapers and exchange ideas over a freshly-brewed cup of coffee. Feature


Drop Dead Clothing | Itchy & Scratchy

Drop Dead Clothing | Itchy & Scratchy

UK label Drop Dead has released a new collection featuring the legendary characters Itchy & Scratchy from The Simpsons. Inspired by the brand’s original Kitty Mascot logo and years of watching The Simpsons, Drop Dead has developed a collection featuring the iconic characters Itchy & Scratchy. The Simpsons inspired capsule collection uses a mix of classic Itchy & Scratchy illustrations, alongside Drop Dead’s eye for detail, unique fits, prints and washes. From hoodies and t-shirts to leggings and a holdall, this range has everyone covered. Feature


ONLY NY | Summer Totes and Skateboards

ONLY NY | Summer Totes and Skateboards

Check out these new tote bags and skateboard decks by Only NY. A collection of beautiful graphics, designed and printed in USA. We particularly love the smiling fruit with the shades and glossy bubble writing. All limited editions so get your hands on them whilst you can. Feature


Present & Correct

Present & Correct

Who couldn’t be drawn in by the allure of a vintage, hand-selected, carefully curated stationary shop such as Present & Correct. It’s hard to resist the wealth of gems that stock this beautiful shop. The range consists of items hand picked from all around the world, from vintage books to modern gadgets. There are items that resonate with everyones childhood, wooden rulers, lined notepads, writing sets, and vintage envelopes and stamps. Don’t forget to check out their blog too, Stationary Compositions, ‘An extra curricular project from Present & Correct’…which speaks for itself. Feature


Jimbobart

Jimbobart

James Ward is a London-based designer, better known as Jimbobart and he creates a range of hand-drawn ceramics and illustrations inhabited by his beautifully expressive animal drawings. Jimbobart creates illustrations which comically bring woodland animals and settings together with urban sensibilities giving the animals new life and purpose. Feature


Print Club London x MADE.COM

Print Club London x MADE.COM

Our good friends at Print Club London have just announced their new partnership with the renowned online furniture and homeward retailer, MADE.COM. The partnership manifests itself as a selection of incredible prints now available on the MADE.COM shop. Feature


African Apparel | Basic Channeling

African Apparel | Basic Channeling

Basic Channeling, AA’s new collection of t-shirts draw inspiration from vernacular psychedelia, heavy ambient dreams, cultic confusion gathered and weaved in pop surrealism. A post-folk, post-techno thought in deep acid stylings more-than-ever pursuing the quest of meaningful nonsense.” Feature


The Turpentine

The Turpentine

New creative hub The Turpentine has opened its doors for the first time in the centre of Brixton, to supply hand picked design crafts, prints, gifts, home-ware and more. It’s great to see a new store supporting young designers and brands after three years of The Turpintine running as a successful series of pop-up markets. What’s more they are now going to fill up our diaries with an on going schedule of evening and weekend workshops. From life drawing to up-cycled jewellery making, they’re one to look out for with their series of growing art events. Feature


ONLY NY INC. | Summer Collection 2014

ONLY NY INC. | Summer Collection 2014

ONLY NY INC. is a kick-ass independent clothing label which is run from the West side of Manhattan. The garments are well designed, always of a high quality and are released in limited runs, the team behind ONLY NY “strive to create classic, timeless clothing.” Since 1997 they have been heavily involved with NYC’s underground street culture. From years of skateboarding & writing graffiti, to sporting old school Polo and North Face, ONLY NY Embodies their roots and has been 10 years in the making. Their brand represents the hood to Park Ave. and everything in between. They’ve just released their brand new summer collection. Feature


Malika Favre | Zodiac Series

Malika Favre | Zodiac Series

The Zodiac series is a new collection of screen prints by french born London based illustrator Malika Favre. The series was originally created over a year for the French magazine Be as an editorial commission. “I always felt that the Horoscopes were treated in a very obvious and almost cheesy way in women magazines so I proposed a very geometrical and modern approach to the art director of Be, Eric James Jones. He was totally up for it and gave me total freedom to treat them as graphically as I wanted. The most exciting part was to find and underlying story and small visual elements that would hint at the origins of each sign without revealing too much.” Feature


Mimm

Mimm

Mimm is a creative store in Nottingham that combines fashion, music and art. As well as the store that specialises in premium menswear, they pride themselves on audio and visual events, their record label and their art collective. Feature


Papier Machine

Papier Machine

We just came across Papier Machine and had use Google translate to make sense of their website because everyone in the studio chose German rather than French at GCSE level. Their website has some lovely examples of how the Riso machine works and how layer colours creates extra colours. They are quite simply a Riso service based in France. This article contains sections of text direct from Google translate and we haven’t edited it for a bit of fun. Feature


Graphic Playground

Graphic Playground

Graphic Playground is home to design products and paper goods produced by talented designers, small labels and independent publishers. The store always looks for new ideas and designs to fill their lovely space in Arnhem. Designers, artists, and makers are welcome to use the place for experimentation and to have fun. So don’t miss it if you have a chance to visit Arnhem, it is very well curated and features many things that you cannot find elsewhere such as limited edition zines, postcards, DIY wrapping paper, textiles and many others. Feature


Ti Pi Tin

Ti Pi Tin

Ti Pin Tin is a little gem of a shop, selling a vast range of independent and self-published books, zines, journals and monographs. Opened in 2009 firstly as online store they now also use their store in Stoke Newington for supporting and promoting artists and selling new publications, as well as building a name for themselves curating talks, and live events. If you can’t make it to there store you can keep up to date with all the new editions to the shop available to browse and buy online. Feature


Inuit Bookshop

Inuit Bookshop

A fantastic event of independent comics and wonderful illustration takes place almost every month here at Bologna-based little bookshop Inuit. Besides being a retailer that regularly promotes great work by emerging artists, illustrators and/or authors, Inuit is also an open platform that provides exhibition spaces, workshops and printing services. In their small but lovely printing laboratory, artists/illustrators will be able to take time and enjoy the slow process of screen printing or to produce high-volume print at a low cost with high-speed risograph printers. Feature


East Editions

East Editions

East Editions is an inspirational Sydney-based open space dedicated to limited edition products created by select visual artists and designers from both Australia and around the world. East Editions offers a variety of homeware goods including textiles, handcrafted wooden furniture, screen-printed quilt covers and pillow case sets. Feature


Desert Island

Desert Island

Desert Island has announced that ‘Comic Arts Brooklyn 2014′ will take place on 8th November 2014 and is also now calling for artists and comics lovers to exhibit at this event along with other emerging talents and young creatives. The first year was a success, this year, Desert Island is ready to unveil and present illustrated publications and comics artwork produced by the very best of US and international artists and illustrators. Feature


Museums Press

Museums Press

Museums Press is an independent publishing house based out of their bookshop and project space, Good Press, in Glasgow. Museums Press was set up in 2009, two years before Good Press was launched, and has featured a variety of handmade and self-published zines/publications produced by independent artists and creative practitioners. Feature


We Occupy

We Occupy

‘We Occupy’ was founded in 2003 under the name WIWP, and has since cultivated its own place within the art/design scene, earning great acclaim from artists, collectors and the creative press. With 150+ commissions, 6 international exhibitions and 1 book under it’s belt, it’s focus and international appeal has never been stronger. Feature


Richards NYC

Richards NYC

Really nice print direction from fashion label RICHARDS NYC for fall/winter 2014. Spectrum blends collaged with 3D waves and Orcas, combined with computer windows give the collection a sophisticated “Tumblr Art” quality. This ultra modern approach encapsulates future digital print trends, from fashion to graphics. The simple and sometimes sporty tailoring of this collection makes it both sophisticated and casual. Feature


The Fingersmith Letterpress

The Fingersmith Letterpress

The Fingersmith Letterpress is a very good option whether you are looking to create your own business card, design a unique postcard for someone or find some sweet ideas for a wedding invitation. Featured in the shop are many art pieces of fine craftsmanship, The Fingersmith Letterpress is also keen to work on a range of bespoke projects including hand lettering, illustration and graphic design. Feature


DEPARTMENT STORE

DEPARTMENT STORE

We are ecstatic to announce the launch of our DEPARTMENT STORE. A brand new place for selected creatives to sell their products with an affordable monthly license fee and a very reasonable commission rate on sales. We hope to change the face of retail for creatives, by offering an economical solution alongside an effective shopfront to display their products to our international audience. Feature


Gallery Pepper

Gallery Pepper

An online boutique of over a hundred print products, Gallery Pepper offers a wide selection of screen prints, etchings, linocuts, woodcuts and lithographs produced by artists and designers from across the globe. Based in Breda, the Netherlands, Gallery Pepper was founded by illustrator and graphic designer Marlous Tode with an aim to promote the art of printmaking, making crafts and quality prints become universally enjoyable. Feature


Robbert Rubbish

Robbert Rubbish

Robert Rubbish is one of the founding members of LE GUN magazine. Born in 1973, Robert Rubbish Greene studied Communication Art & Design at Royal College of Art in London from 2003 – 2005. Historic London is an especially inspirational place for his work which brings together his interests in curiosities, joke shops, facial hair, Victorian punk revivalism and gin. Feature


Printa

Printa

Situated in the heart of Budapest, Printa is an open art space that supports emerging artists and their creative minds by providing a printing workshop equipped with high quality machines and tools for printmakers to produce screen-printed textile and paper goods. Feature


Serigraffeur

Serigraffeur

Local galleries and trendy shops in Berlin have mushroomed over the past decade, making the city one of Europe’s art capitals. Serigraffeur, founded in 2012 by Tom Singier, is one of the best examples. Here you will find a variety of art prints and handmade publications plus a live event hosted at the gallery every two weeks. Feature


Supalife

Supalife

Supalife is the perfect place if you seek after limited edition art prints or collector’s items. A perfect print storehouse for Berliners, Supalife offers art enthusiasts the work by urban artists, printmakers and illustrators of all levels. In addition to a variety of print collections, Supalife also builds bridges between emerging artists, self-taught practitioners and art lovers through workshops and events, offering print fanatics opportunities to exchange ideas and catch a glimpse of gems and rarities. Feature


Darkroom

Darkroom

Darkroom is an independent store and on-line shop that opened to much acclaim on Lamb’s Conduit Street, Bloomsbury, London in December 2009. Rhonda Drakeford & Lulu Roper-Caldbeck design and curate an eclectic mix of hand-made, unusual and one off accessories for men, women and the home. Feature


“Sleeping With The TV On (Sweet Dreams)” | Dave the Chimp

“Sleeping With The TV On (Sweet Dreams)” | Dave the Chimp

Dave the Chimp’s work is about balance. Black/white, happy/sad, right/wrong, ying/yang. You can’t have one without the other. Disguised in unbearably cute forms are characters suffering from heartbreak, hate, and despair. Crisply painted characters populate the dirtiest alleyways. Light can’t exist without darkness. “Sleeping With The TV On (Sweet Dreams)”, Dave’s first print with rikiki, is a perfect example of this duality. A scene of comfort that changes when the lights go out. Feature


‘THINK DIFFERENT’ Print | Karl Grandin

‘THINK DIFFERENT’ Print | Karl Grandin

This ‘Think Different’ Digigraphie Print by Karl Grandin is for sale at 1950 SEK (£182.337 at todays exchange rate) which comes signed and numbered. It’s a simple yet effective ironic take on the infamous Apple advertising slogan used in the late 90′s whereby the slogan was set next to historic figures including the likes of Alfred Hitchcock, Pablo Picasso, Mahatma Gandhi & Frank Sinatra. Karl Grandin has made a name for himself by creating clever spin-offs from existing brands and items. We truly love what he does and look forward to seeing his future projects. Feature


Dusen Dusen

Dusen Dusen

Fans of Brooklyn-based fashion line Dusen Dusen will be familiar with designer Ellen Van Dusen’s trademark style: bold, graphic, and cheeky prints on easygoing silhouettes. This Spring, Dusen Dusen plays a few tricks with her quirky patterns. Inspired by the colorful and hypnotic kinetic art from the 80s—Yaacov Agam, Jesus Rafael Soto, and Carlos Cruz Diez are heavy influencers—Dusen Dusen’s Spring line reminds of a high school physics lesson: kinetic energy are objects that have movement, or the mere perception of movement. Feature


RAD Studio

RAD Studio

Away from the hustle and bustle of London, Rad Studio finds itself in Saltaire. A World Heritage Site in Yorkshire. The founder Ali Radcliffe has set up a shop with a really bright aesthetic combined with playful design. There you will find various gift ideas and homeware products including items from BAGGU and Lazy Oaf. If you are there, go and check it out! Feature


Print All Over Me

Print All Over Me

Print All Over Me is a new project from the founders of BYCO.com, the site where fashion design meets manufacture. POAM is a place where anyone can upload a design onto one of their seasonal items and have it made, or simply just sell it online. Print All Over Me launched with a collaboration with super-cool online magazine Sight Unseen and some of their favourite designers. I asked co-founder Jesse Finkelstien some questions… Feature


Bridge Unltd :: Visual Archive 005 (NSFW)

Bridge Unltd :: Visual Archive 005 (NSFW)

Another selection from Bridge UNLTD’s wonderful visual archive, if you like the vibe you should follow them on Instagram and be sure to check out their neat selection of hand printed garments and products. Feature


French Riviera

French Riviera

French Riviera is a cool little gallery based in East London. This quirky spot on Bethnal Green Road is presented by artists Samuel Levack and Jennifer Lewandowski as an extension of their long-standing collaboration. Occupying their studio in a former shop, the gallery offers a platform to artists who are currently without representation in the UK. Artists shown by the gallery include Thomas Dozol, Leslie Kulesh, Beatriz Olabarrieta, Nicholas Pankhurst, Berry Patten, Hannah Perry and Lucy Woodhouse. Feature


Print Club :: Electric Cinema film posters

Print Club :: Electric Cinema film posters

Soho House have recently commissioned Print Club London to curate a selection of illustrations and prints of alternative film posters for their Electric Cinema venue (in Nottinghill.) The concept behind the poster series was inspired by the Soho House designer Ed Wood’s weekly illustrated posters for Electric Cinema which swiftly developed a fan base of people eager to buy his designs.
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72 Editions

72 Editions

72 Editions is a new online store that showcases and sells contemporary artist prints and artefacts in exclusively produced limited editions. An ever-growing roster of illustrators, photographers and other artists have contributed to a superb collection of affordably priced work – perfect for creative gifting. Launched by the team behind international creative network YCN; 72 Editions was born at 72 Rivington Street in London’s Shoreditch. It was here in the building’s ground floor gallery space that an ever evolving collection of illustration, photography and other artwork was curated and offered for sale in limited editions. Feature


Stereohype

Stereohype

Stereohype.com is an online boutique and graphic art label based in London. For almost ten years, Stereohype has acted as an international platform for a new breed of artists and designers. Every year, Stereohype also hosts a design competition which is another channel for exceptional creatives to promote their talents as well as to get their work produced and published to the public. A wide range of products featured on the site includes T-shirts, button badges, rare publications and prints. Some of them are made as a limited edition to make sure the design is unique and stays appealing to its swish customers. Feature


The Pattern Guild

The Pattern Guild

The Pattern Guild is a Peckham based design studio founded by Amber James and Fergus McDonnell, a pair of design obsessed, visual architects that formed a lifelong friendship with the grid. The Pattern Guild began in 2013 when Amber and Fergus decided to join forces and create a new brand together. Feature


Daily Paper Fall/Winter 2013 behind the scenes Look Book video from Daily Paper on Vimeo.

Daily Paper :: AW13

Daily Paper is an Amsterdam based Street-Couture label who direct focus towards quality, culture and fine detailing. We’ve seen re-works of classic baseball jerseys time & time again, and I can’t say their AW13 jersey collection is particularly original, however that could be because quite simply it just works?
AW13 see’s the brand’s focus on the jersey in a b&w colourway featuring mesh/cotton construction and satin embroidery with particularly nice typography and graphic details on the sleeve, stepping it up with the rest of the collection we can see fly graphic prints on tees/lining jackets and more detailed embroidery on jumpers/tees. Feature


In4mation :: Summer 13

In4mation :: Summer 13

Hawaiian brand In4mation introduces hand-drawn graphic tees in their look book for Summer 13. Shot by LA based Photographer Ja Tecson the look book captures an all-American chilling vibe in essence of the laid-back casual collection. Feature


Theophilus London X Surface to Air

Theophilus London X Surface to Air

Brooklyn MC Theophilus London has teamed up and co-designed a NASA inspired reversible jacket with Parisian creative studio / brand Surface to Air. The Matte black padded bomber jacket sports 3 crests with artwork printed on glow in the dark 3m reflective fabric on the reverse. Official drop in September. Feature


Semblance 16 :: Intaglio Gravure Edition

Semblance 16 :: Intaglio Gravure Edition

Following on from the sold out Flight Collector’s Edition Box Set, Von has announced a major new release — ‘Semblance 16 Intaglio Gravure Edition’. With this brand new piece from the ongoing Semblance series Von took the opportunity to embrace a different fine art printing technique, one steeped in centuries of craft and tradition. The release has been in the making now for some time and the film above by Owen Richards showcases the expertise, craft and time their master printmaker put into producing each of the Semblance 16 editions. Feature


Illustrated People

Illustrated People

Really feeling the summer fresh, bold and colourful new tees (digitally printed on cotton) released by East London based brand Illustrated People. Feature


COPSON CHATS : THE OTHER SIDE OF THE PILLOW from COPSON STREET on Vimeo.

The Other Side of the Pillow

The Other Side of the Pillow is an East London shop / online store, and if you love Vintage Vans you need to know about it. Stock hunters and collectors by trade, The Other Side of the Pillow ‘scourers the Earth for dead stock’ delivering unique vintage and specializing in dead-stock American-made Vans. Feature


LCC DGC Show

LCC DGC Show

I may be biased, but I really feel the Design for Graphic Communication course at LCC is in a league of it’s own, with heavy focus ‘practically exploring the liminal space between education and creative industry practice’ students are encouraged to focus on design research methods and the whole design process – not just the outcome introducing ‘design thinkers’ to the industry as they graduate. Described by It’s Nice That as a ‘digital calendar of graphic design treats’ the LCC DGC Degree show didn’t disappoint, thanks to the organisation of Rebecca Watson and a beautiful variety of exhibited work from some very talented students. Feature


Oscar Whale – LCC Surface Design Show

Oscar Whale – LCC Surface Design Show

The LCC Surface Design grad show is always one of my favourites and this year I wasn’t surprised to discover lots of exciting new talent to get hyped about including Lucy K, Imogen Bennett, Joanna Bagge and Vincent Abel, but for me the show was stolen by the incredible body of work by Oscar Whale. Feature


Print Club London / Film 4 Collaboration / Exhibition

Print Club London / Film 4 Collaboration / Exhibition

Print Club London are currently curating a poster exhibition coinciding with Film 4 and Somerset House’s Summer Screen. The exciting collaboration will see hyped illustrators from both the UK & USA design & print original prints (in limited edition runs of 200) inspired by the films screened this year. I was lucky enough to interview a selection of the collaborating Artists about their pieces as they were being created for the show. Read on for interviews with Joe Wilson & Michael Gillette plus a VERY exclusive viewing Holly Wale’s Red Shoes print. Feature


African Apparel

African Apparel

AFRICAN APPAREL is an artist T-shirt label run by a hairy French man in Bristol. The label is rooted in the underground art and music scene and the aesthetic has been described as dark, funny, distorted, genius and controversial. It all started as a conceptual music project concentrating on creating absurd and psychedelic performances, reminiscent of a booze fuelled version of Alan Watts’ ‘this is it’, spontaneous and improvised. The band soon ended but the African Apparel name continued and was morphed into a clothing brand, championing the unique and original design that are now appearing on their tees. Every design are hand-printed in Bristol on 100% fairtrade cotton T- shirt. Feature


‘MOURES’ (FACES) Publication

‘MOURES’ (FACES) Publication

‘MOURES’ (FACES) is a dope new photographic graffiti chronicle from 2000-2012. The Limited edition 96-page publication was printed in Athens on Gardadat Ciara 150 gsm paper complete with a hand-printed silk-screen print cover / hand-made binding. Printed in runs of Greek & English there are 200 copies available via the ‘MOURES’ website.
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Мишка Summer 2013 Lookbook [Teaser Video] from Мишка Bloglin on Vimeo.

Mishka SS13

Brooklyn-based Street wear brand Mishka NYC share the hype for summer with a vibrant collection for the season. The sick teaser video and energetic look book introduce bright & bold colour combos and print clashes across a range of shirts, shorts, buckets snapbacks and 5-panels.
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Stussy ‘Wildlife’ Collection

Stussy ‘Wildlife’ Collection

I’m all about the recently released ‘wildlife’ shirt that tops off Stussy’s ‘Wildlife’ collection. The all-over print shirt ‘is a unique update to the classic leopard print’ in lightweight cotton sporting a single front vest pocket and two woven labels. This key piece is also the only item in the collection to feature the original ‘Wildlife’ illustration in it’s entirety as the rest of the collection sees iconic Stussy Graphics explored in the custom designed print. Feature


MofM – Urban Extreme Label

MofM – Urban Extreme Label

After a 10-year career as a Snowboarder Masakazy Fukuyama used his sport and travelling experiences to team up with Designer Yuya Noguchi and launch the fashion brand ‘Man of Moods’ (aka MofM) creating ‘Super dark’ garms for the ‘real extremer.’ Combining their inspirations rooting in extreme sports with ‘edgy designs in monochromatic colours’ the brand focuses highly on quality aiming to combat whatever mother nature throws at you. I know it’s spose to be getting sunny but I’m really feeling their Parkas & Puffas.
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Versus Versace SS13 Campaign

The diffusion line and ‘young heart of Versace’ – Versus Versace signifies ‘Iconic, season-less fashion for those that experiment in life, love & style’ never failing to deliver the brand’s SS13 campaign channels energy through a series of wavey bold and psychedelic patterns. It’s ‘Daring & Provocative. It’s the energy and sprit that I want to capture with Versus today and share it with the new generation’ – Donatella Versace Feature


TOPO COPY RISOGRAFIA #2 – No Boundaries

TOPO COPY RISOGRAFIA #2 – No Boundaries

We really love it when studios run a brief with a limited colour palette. Once again, the Belgian ‘printlab’ Topo Copy have produced a two-colour series of RISO prints with 27 different artists. They pulled the paper twice through their beloved RISOGRAPH (RP3700) duplicator, this time using blue and green cold soy-ink. ‘No Boundaries, a theme but no restrictions.’ It is a beautiful project. We high-five TOPO COPY. Feature


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Kelly Angood – The Pop-Up Pinhole Project

Designer Kelly Angood wanted a ‘real’ medium format camera, but knew she couldn’t afford one, consequently she dealt with it the only way she knew how and made one! After setting up a page on kickstarter to gain funding Kelly has spread the world about her beautiful prototype camera (screen printed by the wonderful Joe Vass) that creates amazing pin-hole images and the best thing about it is you make it all yourself! With the project finishing by 1:30pm on Saturday every last donation counts in the hope of developing the project further and expanding into educational workshops for kids and teenagers and the possibility of more exciting cameras. I caught up with Kelly to find out more about the project. Feature


I am just trying to be nice - NUG from John on Vimeo.

NUG ‘I am just trying to be nice’

‘I am just trying to be nice’ is a book about the work of Nug, giving a visual overview of the controversial graffiti artist’s pieces from exhibitions to graffiti pictures, video stills and paintings. 2 Editions of the 64 page publication are available, with an exclusive edition featuring a one of the kind cover made from an original piece of artwork cut into pieces or an (equally rugged) edition created by Amsterdam Design agency Undog.
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Crooks & Castles

Crooks & Castles

Crooks & Castles AW2013 Collection shares the hype for all-over print featuring decadent Rolex and camo designs on tees tanks and caps. Stay tuned via their website for more info with the dope designs set to his retailers this summer. Feature


Print Club London | Group Show | Pick of the Bunch

Print Club London | Group Show | Pick of the Bunch

I made it down to Print Club London’s Group show last week (on till May 24th) and was really impressed by the variety of exciting illustrative/typographic imagery and super friendly Print Club fam who made me feel more then welcome and gave me the chance to catch up with my favourite Artists about their work. Read about my pick of the bunch including Sam Baldwin, Claudia Borfiga, Hannah Prebble Ben Rider & Josie Malloy Feature


Print Club London | Group Show

Print Club London | Group Show

Launching tonight, Print Club London are opening their inky doors in ‘the humble back alley’ of their Dalston Gallery (10-28 Millers Ave E8) for a 2 week group exhibition showcasing the work of 30 of it’s founders technicians and members. The exciting show also offers a chance to get your hands on some limited edition, ‘exclusive, never been seen before’ screenprints featuring illustrative and typographic designs (all created using the studio facilities at Print Club) by Ben Rider Matt Pringle, Jess Willson, Cassandra Yap, Margaux Carpentier, Simon Fitzmaurice, David Shand, Rosie Emerson and many more! Feature


Raised by Wolves SS13

Raised by Wolves SS13

Raised by Wolves is a Canadian Streetwear label that creates pieces with a contemporary approach through their focus on ‘wearable sportswear-inspired silhouettes’ Their dope SS13 Look book shot on film by Photographer Andrew Szeto features pooches print and even a preview of their ‘Jungle Book’ capsule. Pieces from the collection available via the Hypebeast Store soon. Feature


Zombie Collective

Zombie Collective

After coming across the amazing 3D ‘Ideas machine’ by Zombie Collective I was lucky enough to meet the friendly fun loving girls behind the Collective who told me all about their exciting approach to both Illustration and Art Direction. The Zombie family was formed when the 5 ladies behind it (Maggie Li, Joely Brammer, Rebecca Jay, Alice Lickens and Frann Preston-Gannon) met at Kingston University whilst studying Illustration and wanted to step into the industry with a fresh and individual approach. Feature


Puck Collective – John C Thurbin

Puck Collective – John C Thurbin

Puck Collective returned to Pick me up this year with their dope transfer Tattoo Studio “Puckleduster” – beautifully set up (of course) with framed designs and chairs inviting the public to get their own tattoo. I was also lucky enough to bump into the amazing illustrator John C Thurbin who was busy working on a Lino – print. The Middlesex university graduate is a London based print-maker and illustrator who makes staggering imagery with attention to detail and precision through his strong focus on Lino-cut and ink – definitely one to watch Feature


The Williams Sisters

The Williams Sisters

Pick me up stepped it up this year so this week I’m gona take an opportunity to give some props to my pick of the bunch! My favourite favourite favourite find was without a doubt the wicked Williams Sisters who were exhibiting their “Sports Cheeses” screen prints and ‘BRIEBOK’ Tees with Beach London, if you missed the show have no fear the dope Tees are available online via their tumblr & Beach London. Feature


NorBlack NorWhite

NorBlack NorWhite

The description on NorBlack NorWhite’s website reads as follows- “Creating Art inspired ancient practices, NorBlack NorWhite designs and documents through adventure, exploring and paying respect to India.” Feature


Heretic :: Robert Bellamy x Walls

Heretic :: Robert Bellamy x Walls

The badass trio known as Heretic have blown us away again by printing these super-duper prints for Robert Bellamy and the band Walls. Buy one, buy two or simply buy all three and hang them as a triptych. Sexy stuff. Feature


Bang! Media

Bang! Media

Jeremy Wheeler is a multi-faceted artist, specializing in dynamic graphic art in two and three dimensions. In his 10+ years working in the Southeast Michigan area, he has honed a unique poster style in the gigposter and modern film art world. Through his company Bang! Media, he’s made three appearances at various Flatstock poster conventions — including SXSW 2012/13 as well as last year’s Pitchfork Festival. Feature


Stussy :: Biannual Vol1

Stussy have moved into the printed world with volume one of a bi-annual publication which will feature the Spring ’13 collection and much more. Cover Photography: A$AP ILLZ by Kenneth Cappello. Limited Edition Cover Featuring Block Photograph by Chuck Katz. Look at this slick video which shows the process of the zine printing. Print is definitely not dead, go and buy your zine from the Stussy Shop. Feature


Brooklyn Zine Fest #2

Brooklyn Zine Fest #2

Brooklyn Zine Fest grows larger and more diverse in its second year at Public Assembly. Brooklyn, NY (April 21, 2013) — Warmed (but not toasted) by the success of last year’s inaugural event, zine publishers Matt Carman and Kseniya Yarosh are returning to Williamsburg to present the second annual Brooklyn Zine Fest. The BZF is a space for creative, independent voices from Brooklyn and beyond to make their self-published magazines available to fans and attendees of all ages. This event will be held on Sunday, April 21 from 11am to 6pm at Public Assembly in Williamsburg. Admission is free. Feature


Lives & Levels Skateboard Co.

Lives & Levels Skateboard Co.

Lives & Levels is an independent skateboard company from Sheffield, England. With a passion for skateboarding, photography, design & typography they aim to supply the world with quality products. We love what they do, so go take a look at their new products. Feature


Akomplice – Magic Plant Lookbook

Akomplice – Magic Plant Lookbook

Fashion brand Akomplice’s ‘philosophy is simple; evolution through innovation.’ Akomplice brings fresh concepts to heads across the globe through collaboration and highlighting individual & new talent. Designs reflect the brands inspirations from nature, philosophy, hip hop film and art. Their latest Look book ‘Magic Plant’ see’s the brand collaborate with Kirk Knight (Pro Era) Erick Arc Elliot (Flatbrush Zombies) and Elbee thrie (Phony Ppl) as garments are printed with Flora & Fauna aiming to make you feel euphoric by stimulating your psychedelic senses.
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BLVCK SCVLE X HUF

BLVCK SCVLE X HUF

In honor of the brand’s 5 year anniversary Huf has collaborated with Black Scale releasing the dope BLVCK SCVLE X HUF Tee. The bold design features Huf’s signature plantlife graphic in a pentagram repeat pattern ontop of a tie-dyed body. Available at both Huf & Black Scale’s online stores. Feature


Georgina Teseleanu

Georgina Teseleanu

Georgina Teseleanu (aka Anai Greog) is a Romanian Artist. Developing her style whilst studying psychology her imagery often takes inspiration from her work as a psychotherapist aiming to provoke an emotional response. Her exciting work is colourful, bold and geometric demonstrating supernatural worlds inside a circle. Feature


Rosy One

Rosy One

I got mad respect for Rosy One and thought it was about time I gave her a well deserved big up for keeping me inspired me over the years. Rosy One is a female Graffiti Artist based in Switzerland and is undoubtedly one of the biggest names in Swiss Graff. Inspired by hip-hop and trips to Berlin and Paris she started writing in 1989 and plans to paint till she gets her retirement pension. In recent work she’s collaborated with the Cleptomanicx collection releasing some dope garms and bed covers. Feature


NY Prisoner 63906054

NY Prisoner 63906054

After having a browse on hurtyoubad I came across the NY Prisoner 63906054 blog and spent most of last Sunday distracted from my work reading posts.
Timothy Guvercin, the man behind it is a Britt currently locked up in America, after being on remand for 2 years he’s selling T-shirts to help fund his legal fees.

Check the sick blog here (start on the 1st post!)
Support and grab yourself a T here (they’re just £10) Feature


Factory 13

Factory 13

Factory 13 is independent skateboard design and manufacturing company specialising in old-school boards. All skateboards are handmade by experienced machinists and artists, all the graphics are silk-screened. Feature


MadeByNode at Design Museum

MadeByNode at Design Museum

We are very excited to announce the PechaKucka talks and the official launch of the fantastic handmade rugs organised by Chris Haughton of Node. We have been working very closely with Chris over the last 8 months to bring this project to fruition. Feature


An Interview with Sonja Teri of Poster Child Prints from OBEY CLOTHING on Vimeo.

Interview :: Sonja Teri of PCP in LA

Poster Child Prints is the brainchild of Sonja Teri based in LA. In this interview she talks about editions of prints selling out in record times causing websites to crash and how she wants a neon sign saying ‘PCP’ but can see how that might be a problem with the drug users in LA. haha. We love her and PCP. Feature


kid icarus // the screen printing duo from stillmotion on Vimeo

Kid Icarus

Kid Icarus is a screen print studio and retail shop located within Toronto’s beautiful Kensington Market. Dedicated to finding the best in independent contemporary craft, with a focus on paper products, Kid Icarus takes pride in representing locally made items with the highest quality standards. The store’s search will occasionally step out of this boundary for the sake of good design, clever sense, and thought-out detail. Kid Icarus is also an accomplished screen print shop, providing services in an open environment where customers can watch the process unfold before their eyes. Feature


Satta Skates

Satta Skates

Satta is skate manufacturing studio based in Brixton. Satta Skates use readily available woods sourced from local timber mills, taking inspiration from classic skateboarding styles of the 60s and 70s in their design. They worked on limited run screenprinted boards with Malarky and launched “Visionary Artist Series” with Stevie Gee. Feature