The First-Ever Customizable, Digital Stencil

Morpholio's latest tool to help designers and creatives within their Trace app

It is now possible to take any image one creates, or finds (be that patterns, words, a product and more), and turn it into a digital stencil. Stencils have long factored into the world of art and design and now their use as a tool for creatives has just gotten a bit easier. With the new Stencil feature of Morpholio‘s drawing and image editing Trace …

Ed Roth: “Dolly Was Cloned From A Mammary Gland”

The artist and stencil designer questions originality and conformity in a new solo show

Brooklyn-based artist and designer Ed Roth, the creative mind behind Stencil1, is showcasing his free-hand talents with a gallery exhibition at Seattle’s Twilight Gallery and Boutique. Opening 8 August 2013, the series is called “Dolly Was Cloned From A Mammary Gland (I Will aAlways Love You)” and is centered around Dolly the cloned sheep, and the song “I Will Always Love You” by her namesake …

Stencil Style 101 Book Launch and Holiday DIY Event

RSVP to get your craft on

Tomorrow night, 13 December, Cool Hunting will be joining Stencil1 to launch our friend Ed Roth‘s new book, “Stencil Style 101,” with a very crafty DIY stencil holiday party. Held in Converse‘s creative space, Rubber Tracks, the event will celebrate the art of stenciling with DIY demos instructed by Roth and plenty of space and materials to have some fun and test out your technique, …

Vinarþel

Beautifully intricate stencils embellish everything from cappuccinos to cakes

Australian illustrator Megan Herbert brings her sketches to coffee with a set of intricately laser-cut stencils intended for bedecking coffees and cakes, dubbed Vinarþel. With an image of knitting and a pastoral landscape, the Reykjavik-based designer enhances the Scandinavian custom of connecting over coffee and a nosh for a good—often juicy—heart to heart. The two designs speak to Iceland’s great landscape and heritage too and …

Artist Karen Kimmel

As creative as she is altruistic, artist Karen Kimmel leads stencil workshops geared for children that she calls Art of Exchange. The L.A.-based artist has been stressing the importance of creating art and helping kids make "some sick stuff" from California to New York, setting up workshops at Creative Growth in Oakland and Arizona's Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art in addition to partnering with Andy …