Converse has launched a new campaign called Made by You that takes a look at 100 sneakers worn by legendary international players in music, arts, and fashion. The idea taps into a new marketing campaign within the DIY spirit of the quintessential youth market shoe and spirit of creating one-of-a-kind kicks. Key shoes featured include […]
Sundance Comes to Los Angeles with a New Festival for Renegade Spirit of Filmmaking Called Next Weekend—Launch at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery
As Sundance Institute and Film Festival continues to grow and inspire fresh new young talent to art of filmmaking, it’s exciting to hear their latest new launch called Next Weekend—a 4-day festival August 8-11, 2013 in Los Angeles featuring an extension of the popular NEXT <=> section from the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, […]
Sperry Topsider’s Project by the Sea Incorporates Art, Fashion, Street-Level Outreach for the Heritage Boating Brand
Heritage brand Sperry Topsider, known as the quintessential prep boating shoe for the upper class, is once again in vogue thanks to the growing movement of Americana and heritage trends. In an interesting shift for the brand, they’ve launched a new artistic and philanthropic marketing campaign called “The Sea Project” which starts with an art […]
18th Vans Warped Tour Kick-off Announces Fresh Changes for the Upcoming Summer Tour, Headliners Rise Against, All Time Low, The Used, Anti-Flag, Taking Back Sunday, and More
The Vans Warped Tour kick-off March 29, 2012 at the Club Nokia in downtown Los Angeles marked the official call that summer music tour season is about to begin. Coming into its 18th year, it can easily claim the title of the longest running music tour in North America. Kevin Lyman, founder and director of […]
Shepard Fairey Creates Time’s Person of the Year Protester Cover
Time Person of the Year cover artwork by Shepard Fairey.Street artist Shepard Fairey was chosen by Time Magazine’s editors to create their Person of the Year cover, nominated by the magazine as The Protester. The magazine which debuted on newsstands this month, features signature Shepard artistry with reds, yellows, and black tones, and a composite […]
Street Art Round-up: Ron English and Popaganda Urban Vinyl Dolls; Wooster Collective X Taschen Street Art Calendars
Ron English’s urban vinyl toys. Images by Arrested Motion. Known for great characters, mix of toys, paintings, and surreal art, Ron English’s latest exhibition at the Corey Helford Gallery in Culver City, Los Angeles features the crossover of Americana trends and military influences into the urban vinyl doll space. Colorfully surreal forest scene by Ron […]
LA vs. War -9.11 Commemorative Exhibitions by Street Artists Took Place Across the Country Last Weekend and Here’s One of Our Versions
Asking the question: After 10 years of the Global War on Terror, where do we now stand as a nation? Top street artists answered.
Skateboard Culture’s Public Domaine Show in Paris at La Gaite Lyrique Brings Art, Video, Pros, Music, Lifestyle to the City
With a series of events and exhibitions, the relatively new space La Gaite Lyrique is bringing global skate culture to the forefront in Europe.