11 Aug
Classic tennis shoe in white-on-white leather & gold branding

Adidas Originals has been doing copious collabs lately involving he classic Stan Smith silhouette, the three most recent reinterpretations being done by the way of the French Boutique Dover Street Market and, as shown here, Barney’s New York. Each variation is the standard Stan Smith (white-on-white leather upper with rubber soles and perforated side) with gold [...]


For some, hating commercialism used to mean rolling their eyes with the interruption of Friends. And now, some might think it means shaking their fist at pop-up ads. But a team of UK street artists have taken it to the next level. Brandalism is a crew of rabble-rousers who began projects in anti-advertising out of Britain a [...]


A New York union is complete. NYC-bred Hopps Skateboards is gracing the face of two photo-printed decks with the work of Ricky Powell, a man celebrated as one of New York’s top street photographers (and alleged Beastie Boys towel-thrower). Of course Powell is no novice to the world of collaborations, as you may recall his awesome Rakim, Public Enemy and [...]


11 Apr
Artist Antonio Brasko brandalizes street cred on the cat walk

Antonio Brasko, a designer out of Portland, Oregon, has taken graffiti back to the streets where it belongs. Well, except without the streets, or the graffiti part. More accurately speaking to his concept of brandalizing, what he has done is a treatment of the effect that street art and culture has had on the fashion [...]


8 Apr
Street artist's activist graffiti art, Italian edition

This certainly won’t be the first time that Italian street-art master Blu has brought the mural to the next level, ranging from getting whitewashed within a day for a “controversial” anti-war piece in Los Angeles, to just general bad-assery, Big Bang style. Blu, a must-see in the graffiti-mural world for years now, often fueled by [...]


25 Mar
A street-art mural take on the Notre Dame du Grâce

Upon considering some of the murals hitting the walls of Montreal, perhaps the only real thing left to “blame Canada” for these days is knocking it right out of the south park. As such, meet the A’shop collective, Montreal’s clique of fine-arts firm meets graffiti crew. The skilled group of artists serves local business walls, [...]


We’ve covered some of Kidult‘s work here before, some of which we dig (like the  “Suepreme” tshirt), and some others that just seem like publicity stunts. Where the latest effort sits is hard to tell. The French street artist has just launched NoGalleryNoMaster, a site that will enable him to sell his art directly to the masses without the [...]


You can stick fingers in year ears and yell blah blah blah all you want, but that won’t stop the advance of electric powertrains on vehicles. And while cars have made the largest advances, it could very well be that motorcycles are even better suited for the alternative power set-up. First of all, bikes are [...]

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