Hipster Branding champions “holding a mirror to the artsy community.” Either way, if you’re in for an ironically cool remix on assorted (mostly) corporate logos, then this site is worth a look. The logos are all painfully hip, done in various hot styles of the moment, especially amongst gourmet pie shops and fixed- gear bike stores. Interesting linkage courtesy of Benjamin Escobar.
Creative Mornings is a series of monthly breakfast lectures for creative types. They’re free and they’re happening in 34 cities around the world. The event was founded by Tina Roth Eisenberg of Swiss Miss. The LA one is run by Jon Setzen, Creative Director at Media Temple. I went to check out the Creative Mornings LA event yesterday… [Read More]
If that video interview with Jon Contino I posted yesterday left you wanting more, you’re in luck. Almost like clockwork, Inspiration Hut have put together a pretty decent showcase of goodies pulled from the guy’s portfolio. I think my main introduction to his work was through his clothing label CXXVI, which is worth checking out too.
Speaking of talented friends doing cool stuff, check out the freshly updated Highly & Likely site. It’s a crispy clean portfolio of graphic design & branding, mostly for web and print. The logos are super tight, and anyone who gets to do Action Bronson covers gets a gold star in my book.
“Dessert Eagle” was Benjamin Escobar‘s contribution to the recent Sweet Tooth group show at Backside Boutique in Echo Park. Aside from being the best-named dessert-themed art piece ever, the print is also currently available for purchase from Benjie’s online store. He just refreshed the site design too, so be sure to look around and make appreciative noises like “Oooh” and “Ahhhh.”
Steve ESPO Powers is a legendary graffiti artist turned sign painter and he’s been featured on the interwebs a lot lately. W Magazine visited his studio for their Artist in Residence series. And on a similar note, Arrested Motion had a studio visit too. And last but not least, The Fader recently posted a video about the artist. Via The Worlds Best Ever.