Good Wednesday everybody! This week there’s a double header by a couple of amazing guys, Colby Nichols and Josh Kenyon, who work together under the moniker of Jolby. Though Colby lives in Portland and Josh lives in Chicago, they expertly manage to work together, creating some really epic and beautiful pieces.
The wallpapers above are preview of their upcoming show at the Subtext Gallery in San Diego called Home Is Where You Make It. The show is a narrative about “a boy named William who, after suffering a great loss, leaves his familiar town of Seaside to discover what â€œhomeâ€ really means inside the depths of an aging forest.” From what I’ve seen of the show it’s going to be amazing. They’ve made around 40 silkscreened pieces, there will be plush dolls, and I’m sure a ton more awesome stuff.
The show opens this Saturday, February 21st, from 6-10pm, and runs until March 22nd, so if you happen to be in San Diego, be sure to stop by and check it out. Click here for more details.
I was browsing through Monsieur Marcel over the weekend when I came across this really graphic and bold line of chocolate products called Chocolate OrgÃ¡niko. The company started in 2006 in Madrid, Spain, making organic chocolate out of cocoa beans from the Dominican Republic and Trinidad Island. The result is a chocolate bar that’s all about pure flavors.
I love how simple and bold the packaging is, they totally caught my eye as soon as I walked into the store. My favorite is the White Chocolate Bar, which is not only brightly colored, but is “For Children From 0 to 90 Years Old.”
My homeboy Steven Harrington just released his new collaboration with the folks over at Arkitip and Incase, creating an amazing Macbook and iPhone case, both featuring his amazing art work. The video above is a little sneak peek into Steven’s world. I’ve got to hang out with Steven a couple of times and he’s such a rad, down to earth guy. It doesn’t hurt that he’s also killing it artistically.
I’ve never been a HUGE fan of The Simpons, but this new HD intro is pretty dang spectacular. It’s almost one of those things you need to soak in frame by frame. I think my new favorite part is when they wake up Grampa up in the car when Marge and Maggie honk.