Illustrations by Romanian artist Saddo. See more below.
Studio Markunpoika (Tuomas Markun Poika) is producing vases made out of hundreds of pencils in a series called “Amalgamated”. The writing utensils are treated as raw materials, glued together, and shaped with a lathe. There is something so satisfying about watching the video below!
She writes: “There’s a large age gap between my sisters and I; this print is the bedding from their childhood, and then of course, mine. I’ve always seen my sisters in a golden light – wanting to be more grown up and cool like them. When I moved to San Francisco (grew up), I borrowed this bedding from our parents. I’ve always been a “nostalgic hoarder” for my family and this print reminds me of home, being a child, and wanting to grow up too fast. It more specifically reminds me that I am still a child and the desire to be ‘cool’ like my sisters is the reality I’m living! Life’s funny that way.”
I’ve been hooking up people with Herschel Supply goods (backpacks, duffels, etc) just for joining in on the fun. 3 lucky people will also receive our very special Booooooom and Herschel Supply bag. If you wanna join the project the instructions are below!
Nathanael Balon made his move from touring as a drummer for Skrillex to starting his own company called Woodsmithe. Carpentry is now his creative outlet, and he’s been busy designing beautiful spaces in Los Angeles for folks like Handsome Coffee Roasters. You can see all the people featured in the series here: The Collective.
This is a sponsored post for the series Don Julio: “Make Your Move”: The Collective. The video series highlights individuals who have switched from jobs they weren’t interested in to follow their true passions. Watch the video about Nathanael’s story below.