Artists Bäst, Paul Insect, and Rostarr have recently collaborated with a new fashion label, Cocurata, on their inaugural collection. Bringing an urban sensibility to the design, the new line entitled Extraction is a nice start to the company, founded by George Gorrow and George Benias. Their idea was to arrange a “direct exchange between artist and artisan – a street artist working with a jeweler, a sculptor collaborating with a perfumer or a painter creating bespoke, ready to wear pieces – that would result in artwork […]
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Continuing their line of carefully curated collaborations with select artists, Case Studyo’s latest offering comes from Sam Friedman. Entitled Happy Place, the handwoven rug is based on a painting from 2014 and was also the title of his showing earlier this year in New York. Seeking to replicate the warmth and relaxed feel of Friedman’s work, the company seems to have chosen the perfect object to convey those emotions to his fans. Crafted in 100% wool, the new release will be limited to an edition of […]
A new capsule collection from Raised by Wolves was recently released featuring the distinctive imagery of Brendan Monroe (interviewed). The hoodies, sweatshirts, and tees were imprinted with the Bay Area-based artist’s topographical linework and is available on a limited basis. Head over here soon if you want to add some to your wardrobe as they are going fast. Discuss Brendan Monroe here.
For those who missed out on the Barry McGee and Beats By Dre limited edition Pill 2.0 (and the signing), another version of the collaboration has been released. Available in the Apple store online, the $200 speakers feature the Bay Area legend’s patterns and signature characters on the back and special carrying case. Head over here soon to add this limited item to your collection. Discuss Barry McGee here.
On February 13th, the day before the official closing of POW! WOW! Hawaii 2015 (more coverage here), one of the main partners of the event, RVCA, organized an interesting show at Modern Honolulu, curated by PM Tenore. The visitors had a chance to see the collection of surfboards that surfing superstar Kelly Slater and RVCA artist Kevin Ancell collaborated on. This idea initially came into focus after watching the movie Blackfish and seeing the wild captures, captive breeding and sad life of majestic Orcas in marine mammal parks. The whole experience inspired Slater […]
If you remember, we shared with you a look back in September at Gary Baseman’s (interviewed) exciting new collaboration from Coach featuring his distinctive imagery. Along with news of his Secret Society showing at Collette (through the 31st), with a special window and imagery dedicated to the new line with Coach, the spring campaign video has also been released. Take a look below… Discuss Gary Baseman here.
It looks like Mars-1 & Damon Soule recently collaborated with Smokovich Designs to create some limited edition jewelry for the fashion conscious art fans out there. Dubbed the Furtherrr Collection after the art collective the two Bay Area-based artists are part of, the line features pendants, necklaces, and earrings created based off their artwork and drawings. Collectors can purchase here if interested. Discuss Mars-1 here. Discuss Damon Soule here.
After over a year of preparing, Tauba Auerbach and her team launched Diagonal Press on the 26th of December. The idea of this project is top create and offer DIY publications and products – hand-bound, hand-stamped and assembled in the studio, in open editions and at affordable prices. The art created through this platform affordable to the wider audience, and meant to be enjoyed in the real world instead of stored in the art collections with their value defined by what one gets out of owning it rather than from […]
For those that didn’t get what they wanted for Christmas, perhaps you might consider picking up the first Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles figure released by Good Smile. Created based off the imagery of James Jean (interviewed), Leonardo will be the first of the crime-fighting pizza lovers to be made available for pre-order. The other three will be released separately through 2015 with collectors who purchase all for receiving an exclusive limited edition aluminum art print from Jean. Via Toysrevil. Discuss James Jean here.
Just in time for the holidays, FriendsWithYou has teamed up with Lladró to release a set of ornaments and tree toppers featuring their lovable characters. Priced at $165, the beautifully designed porcelain pieces from the Spanish company are hand made and can be purchased online here. Take a look at more examples, some with matching ribbons, below… Discuss FriendsWithYou here.