Art & Design

Art & Design

Artist: Caryn Cast

Artist: Caryn Cast

Caryn Cast is a talented visual artist, painter and illustrator and since making the front page of Reddit a few years back, she needs no introduction. Her artwork is satirical, comedic and hauntingly intense. Her prints are affordable and pretty hilarious. When it comes to wall treatments, it is nice […]

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Hek Tad, ZED1 and Robots Will Kill in Brooklyn, NY

Hek Tad, ZED1 and Robots Will Kill in Brooklyn, NY

On a recent trip around Brooklyn, New York we came across a few street artists. The first one we came upon was by ZED1 on the Eastern Medal Plumbing & Hardware building. His surreal imagery is bizarre and odd, but entirely amazing. Here’s a piece by Chris & Veng of […]

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Artist: James Gulliver Hancock

Artist: James Gulliver Hancock

Each year Arts for Transit works with an artist to design transit-related art for display within the subway cars and station to bolster the commuting environment. We’ve seen some great artists like Sophie Blackall and Marcos Chin, and now James Gulliver Hancock. Hancock illustrated two posters for Arts for Transit. […]

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Bird Ave Prints

Bird Ave Prints

Bird Ave produces simple and affordable prints perfect for decorating your house. They specialize in skylines and sporting venues. Bird Ave takes pride in their service and made-to-order approach. All prints are printed after they are ordered on premium photo matte paper with Pantone certified colors and if you’re not […]

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Art for Sale – Saatchi Art

Art for Sale – Saatchi Art

Finding art is a tricky task as there are many resources out there. One source we’ve always used is Saatchi Art which is the leading online art gallery out there. This gallery is great for finding originals and prints, however the draw back is the sheer size and amount in […]

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Bike Shelfie

Bike Shelfie

Living in an apartment is tough. You either limit the amount of stuff you have in it, or you put all your stuff in storage. In NYC, where space is limited and apartments are small, there’s really no good place to put a bike (locking it up on the street […]

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Gehry Residence

Gehry Residence

On a short trip to Los Angeles, CA we stopped at a few of Frank Gehry’s works. The first one was the Gehry Residence in Santa Monica, CA that was designed by Gehry in the 70′s. This was Gehry’s residence for many years and is often considered one of the […]

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CB2 6 Hook Gauge Metal Coat Rack

CB2 6 Hook Gauge Metal Coat Rack

It’s easy to hang up your coat on a chair or to throw it on a sofa, but it’s just as easy to pick up a coat rack. Stand alone racks take up precious floor space and if that’s an issue, go with a coat rack that is mounted on […]

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Kickstarter Trend: Playing Cards

Kickstarter Trend: Playing Cards

We seem to be in the “Playing Cards Season” as there are multiple Kickstarter campaigns funding playing cards. These projects are an easy way to get some pretty interesting conversation pieces, poker game supplies and to blow your money (At $10-$20 a pop). We’re old-school when it comes to playing […]

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Artist: Jason Laurits

Artist: Jason Laurits

Jason Laurits was born and raised in Delaware to an American mother and Estonian father. His mother was a teacher and his father was an Air Force pilot. After bouncing around the U.S. he settled in New York to focus on graphics on clothing (Mostly t-shirts). We found Laurits from […]

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Artist: Fredo

Artist: Fredo

Fredo is a Chilean artist known for his 3D sketched illustrations. We stumbled upon him on deviantART and were impressed with the mind-bending images and 3D realism. His prints are available and affordable on deviantART and he also has hand-painted t-shirts on his site. Source: deviantART, byfredo.com

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Xeriscope by Watchismo

Xeriscope by Watchismo

Watch projects are huge on Kickstarter with many projects becoming wildly successful. The Xeriscope by the guys that brought you Watchismo is the next succesful project. This project has raised ten times their goal. We’re huge fans of Kickstarter and appreciate this watch, but will pass on it. We love: […]