We’ve produced, screenprinted and packaged tons of seed bombs over the past few years, and we love custom projects, so we were thrilled when Berkeley-based Tomorrow Partners recently asked us to produce the branded gifts they sent out to their clients and contacts to celebrate the new year. Continue reading →
Ellington & French is a home furnishings store in Berkeley, CA whose offerings range from Victorian antiques to Modern classics, and now also seed bombs! The charming boutique is located at 2942 Domingo Ave., at the corner of Domingo and Ashby. Continue reading →
Emigre the Berkeley-based type foundry, is probably the single entity most directly responsible for my foray into graphic design. About 16 years ago, I stumbled onto its now-defunct magazine, and my seemingly disparate interests clicked together in an instant. Since then, I have been regularly following the studio’s work. Continue reading →
This post could be called Our Friends in Far-Flung Places Have an Almost Infinite Capacity to Humor My Ridiculous Requests. When I asked people we know to stop by their local Anthropologie stores and take photos of the seed bomb displays, I got replies from all over the US! Above is what we saw at our local Anthropologie here in Cincinnati. Continue reading →
These collaged drawings by Val Britton are the artist’s attempt to connect with her deceased father who was a truck driver. Using the visual language of cartography, the collages fuse the facts of his journeys with the aspects that cannot be known. Britton was born in Livingston, NJ, studied in Providence and Oakland, and is currently based in Berkeley. Continue reading →
Artist Jane Kim was born in Chicago and now lives and works in Oakland, CA. This limited-edition print is her collaboration with Berkeley-based letterpress studio Olive-Route, which designs and prints lovely work, including stationery, art prints, and event invitations, sometimes in collaboration with other artists. See more examples of the studio’s work in its online shop. Continue reading →
I just got back into town from a vacation on the Wrong Coast. After that much-needed break, I’m very slowly getting back into the whole Interweb scene. While I get my bearings, enjoy this funky little map of the Bay Area, courtesy of the always informative and entertaining Strange Maps. Over the next few weeks, I’ll be posting some of the visual awesomeness I found on my trip.