Pop-Hop Books & Print Article Posted

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The newest blog post for Permaset Inks features Robey Clark and the Pop-Hop Books & Print shop in Los Angeles. Robey has a very unique way of using screen printing in his art work which is does while also running his Highland Park shop. The full article can be read here or by clicking the link below: PopHopShop

 

Grow Your Own Media Article Posted

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The latest screen print article features Grow Your Own Media located in Atwater Village in Los Angeles. I had the pleasure of visiting the studio & print shop while learning more about their history and work. Click here to read the article. If you want to learn how to screen print or need studio space on an hourly basis, visit GYOM.

Artwork Selected For CODAmagazine

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The artwork for East Rancho Dominguez Public Library was selected for the May Issue of CODAmagazine: Surface and Meaning. It's very exciting to share space with so many talented artists and designers! For the complete write-up on the project, click here.

Experimenting With Stripes

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The design for this poster came from a large stripe that I've been working on....a stripe big enough to cover the side of building. I was curious to see how the stripe would work when it was scaled down and repeated in a slightly different way. I kept the screen print colors simple - just black and white. I especially like the poster that has the triangles leftover from last week's prints.

Experimenting With Pattern, Color And Scale

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I have been creating a series of digital posters that explore pattern, color, repetition and scale. Here is one of the posters screen printed on recycled chipboard. While the chartreuse didn't print as bright as I'd have liked on the chipboard base, I think the design has potential. More posters to follow in the coming weeks.

Augustus F Hawkins Courtyards makes the top 100!

The CoD+A Awards were established to celebrate design projects that demonstrate the most successful integration of commissioned art into an interior or architectural space. The Awards recognize the importance of collaboration, and honor the design and art professionals whose collective imaginations create the public and private spaces that inspire us (As stated on The Arts Commission's website). The jury selected the top 100 projects out of 433 entries. The coutyards made the top 100! Below is a link to the courtyards as well as a link to all one hundred projects. There are some amazing designs in the group and GriffinMade is honored to be in the mix.coDA_AH

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GriffinMade has an Etsy Shop

While some items appear on both websites, the GriffinMade Etsy shop features very limited runs like the "STRIPES ONLY" collection. This collection is made up of striped scarves sewn as giant tubes. The scarves can be worn several different ways depending on your preference. They are all made from remnant fabric and come with a set of rubber rings which are by-products of skateboard wheel manufacturing. Hop over and take a look.

The Long Beach Depot Unveils It's New Bike Rack

Bike riding in Long Beach just got a little more interesting... GriffinMade attends the unveiling of The Long Beach Depot for Creative ReUse public art bike rack.  Sponsored by the City of Long Beach, the bike rack was designed and built by local artist Trace "Tres" Fukuhara of Pacific Wind Arts.

Coming Soon...Screen Printed Wood Panels

Made from 100% recycled masonite or reclaimed plywood from construction sites. Panels come in two sizes 12"x24" and 24"x48". Multiple screen print colors will be available. The design is based on a series of railroad tracks that form an intricate pattern when tiled.   Stay tuned for additional information...