Studio Visit: Inkwell Helmets

In a bathroom-sized space in Manhattan, Danielle Baskin rethinks bike helmets as a billboard for personal expression

Danielle Baskin first popped up on our radar as the artist who was painting the easily recognizable (and for those from the Northwest, iconic) PDX airport carpet patterns onto bike helmets. Evidently, she paints a lot more than that (though these are going to become a hot commodity once the airport replaces the carpet this winter). Baskin designs and paints landscapes, video game throwbacks, educational …

Manner Market Silk Scarves and Bandanas

Graphic designs sourced from found photos and illustrations create a versatile accessory

Silk scarves are tricky. They can be worn at any time of year, but many still avoid them for fear of appearing “matronly” or too formal. With her new brand Manner Market, Audria Brumberg hopes to shatter these scarf stereotypes and make them a go-to accessory for anybody and everybody—no matter the occasion. Using found photographs, textures and her own illustrations, the LA-based art director …

Potipoti

The Berlin-via-Spain duo merges graphic design and fine art with fashion

Designing unique apparel that appeals to both the home crowd and international shoppers is easier said than done. But when two artistsNando Cornejo and Silvia Salvadordecided to transfer their ideas from the canvas to a new medium of knits and silk, they hit the sweet spot between la mode and avant-garde. Berlin-based Potipoti launched in 2005 and ever since, they’ve been producing collections that echo …