Monthly Artist Series:

Each month, we commission an original design from a new artist or designer. These products can be purchased in the Shop as they become available.

2019 Series

January 2019:

Gareth Lucas

Gareth Lucas is an award winning Illustrator living in Essex, with a BA in Illustration from Brighton University and an MA in Communication Design from Central Saint Martins. When he’s not illustrating, he spends time with his wife and five kids. And if there is any time left, he likes to pick a banjo, strum a guitar or play a mandolin! Gareth primarily works digitally, and particularly enjoys decorative work and children's book illustration. You can also find his illustrations painted on china.

instagram: @garethlucasart

February 2019:

Ann Escamilla

Ann Escamilla is a triplet who recently relocated to Chicago after earning a BFA from Western Michigan University. As a designer who frequently works within the music industry, she’s exceedingly excited by the ability to visually depict lyrics and emotion from her favorite songs.

instagram: @annafooda

March 2019:

Logan Schmitt

Logan Schmitt is an illustrator who grew up in the woods in Wheeling, West Virginia. His fascination with nature and the small places of the forest are ever-present in his work and are a continual source of inspiration. Stylistically, he uses lots of lines and flat colors to present animals and other natural elements in an otherworldly light. When he isn’t illustrating posters for bands or designing t-shirts, you can find him somewhere in the woods or down by the creek. He currently lives in Wheeling with his wife and owl figurines.

instagram: @loganschmittillustration

April 2019:

Alexis Politz

Alexis Politz is a queer illustrator and designer from Minneapolis who specializes in working with bands, organizations, and small businesses. They work diligently every day to visually represent other individuals and creatives alike through digital and traditional media.

As someone who got their career started in DIY environments, carrying a background in various forms of printmaking, screen printing, book arts, and product design their goal is to continue to be an accessible resource for those beginning their passions as well as a professional asset for established companies.

instagram: @alexispolitz

May 2019:

Quentin Saubadu

Bio goes here.

instagram: @quentinsaubadu

June 2019:

Twin Home

Twin Home is the creative alias of Max Mahn; a printmaker and illustrator working between Montana and Wyoming. While Max’s client roster ranges from pizzerias to film festivals, newspapers and entertainment companies, his true passion will always be working with bands that he idolized as a kid, who know allow him to put his creations into their hands.

instagram: @twinhomeprints

July 2019:

Cory Murchy

Bio forthcoming.

instagram: @c.murchy

August 2019:


Catarina Alves was born in Portugal and is based in Barcelona, Itsacat is her alter-ego for Graphic Design and Illustration.

Passionate by the sea and constantly diving into the world of shapes and colours! She loves to create graphics and histories full of joy and bring them to life with animation!


September 2019:

Marika Paz

Marika Paz is a self taught artist and illustrator whose work explores the relationships of animals, humans, and nature. Influenced by folk stories and mysticism, her work is dreamy and imaginative creating a world of magic, wonder, and possibilities. Marika creates intricate drawings of flora and fauna using watercolor, gouache, pencil, and ink. After wandering from California, North Carolina, Illinois, Massachusetts, and Scotland, she has now docked in Portland, Oregon.

instagram: @marikapaz

2018 Series

January 2018:


From her studio in Leeuwarden Netherlands, Jamilla Beukema works as an illustrator under the name 'Mila-made'. Avoiding digital techniques, her favorite tools are colored pencil, gouache, stamps and stencil printing. Her sweet and colorful illustration style is clearly perfect for children, and she also teaches visual arts & design part time at a secondary school. Fun fact: her studio is located in an old, renovated prison cell block.

instagram: @jamillabeukema

February 2018:

Heeey! Studio

Edmondo Quilichini, of Sassari, Italy, dabbles in many forms of branding and merchandising. He expertly executes glyphs, logos, & icons, like his Aurora Borealis Keyhole pin for us (right). His imagery has a subtle humor to it, often with hidden meaning and metaphor.

instagram: @heeey_studio

March 2018:

Nick Matej

In case you're wondering, his last name is pronounced "May-tee", like how a pirate would refer to his buddy. A graphic designer based in Lakewood, Ohio, Nick navigates through modern trends while also looking to the past to develop his own voice within his work.

instagram: @nmatej

April 2018:

Tusk + Twine

Tusk + Twine was created as an outlet for Kate Beardmore's passion for textiles and design. A self-taught embroidery artist, Kate uses her background in graphic design to help create one of a kind embroideries and embroidery patterns. Focusing on the simplicity and rawness of using her hands to create; she uses stitching to calm her mind. Kate currently lives in the UK Midlands with her husband and fur baby named Yui.

instagram: @tuskandtwine

May 2018:

Maxwell McMaster

Maxwell McMaster's dreamy, ethereal art in inspired by his home in Los Angeles, California. Maxwell uses abstract geometry and vivid gradients to invite the viewer to reflect on life, and its mysteries while reminding us of the beauty in it.

instagram: @maxwellmcmaster

June 2018:

Camille Chew

Camille Chew is an illustrator whose  witchcrafty style, magical patterns and elaborate mask designs, have a unique and beautiful look that is unmistakably hers. Her work explores themes of mythology, fantasy, and the occult. She's a graduate of Alfred University, and currently based in Ithaca, NY.

instagram: @camillechew

July 2018:


DOOOM is a freelance illustrator based in the United Kingdom.

instagram: @iamdooom

August 2018:

Becca Jane

Becca Jane Koehler is a ceramic artist and illustrator in Nashville, TN. Becca earned her BFA in Furniture Design in 2005 from Savannah College of Art and Design. After 10 years of designing and illustrating for major dinnerware retailers worldwide, Becca is now a maker of hand painted ceramics.

instagram: @beccajanestudio

September 2018:

Daphna Sebbane

We couldn't help but fall in love with the beautiful dusty pastel color palettes and mystical monoline vector explorations of Austin, TX's Daphna Sebbane. Daphna dabbles in at all - branding, packaging, typography, industrial design. Her recent experimentations southwestern occultism is beautiful and mysterious and prime for pinning.

instagram: @daphnasebbane

October 2018:

Anette Sommerseth

Being born in Norway, being surround by beautiful nature is clearly a big inspiration for Anette Smoerseth. She creates minimal black & white ink illustrations, most commonly combining geometric elements with beautifully drawn landscapes.

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instagram: @ankatsom

November 2018:

Tony Riff

Tony Riff, aka Riffdraw Mcgraw, aka Citizen Rifferson, is London based freelance illustrator who describes his work as experimental and energetic, with a dash of playfulness and humor thrown in. His work displays an imaginative style harkening to skateboard culture, punk music and nineties Nickelodeon cartoons.

instagram: @tonyriff

December 2018:

Jared Tuttle

Minneapolis' Jared Tuttle caught our eyes on Instagram with his gorgeous monoline and monochromatic traditional tattoo inspired designs.

instagram: @jaredgraytuttle

2017 Series

January 2017:

Hania Bigo

Raised in Detroit and currently based in Chicago, Hania Bigo is an illustrator, designer and self-proclaimed and meme-lord. Her contrast'y, anime-inspired work is equally macabre as it is witty.

instagram: @hania_bigo

February 2017:

Holy Buddy

Joel "Holy Buddy" Kirschenbaum is an art school drop-out and self-described 'Laptop Picasso' from Nevada. As a member of the band Alaska, he's cut his teeth illustrating whimsical tour merch for numerous bands in the DIY emo and punk scenes.

instagram: @yourholybuddy

March 2017:

tinycup needleworks

Britt "Hutch" Hutchinson, an American midwesterner, uses thread as paint or analog pixel to create what she describes as hand embroidery for the high lonesome. Her pin is a direct interpretation of an original hand-embroidered design, digitized and applied to the enamel pin medium.

instagram: @tinycup_

April 2017:

Jess Polanshek

Jess Polanshek is an illustrator from Jericho, VT whose work often incorporates surreal or fantastical imagery. Her art revolves around elements of northern forests and the creatures that inhabit them. Focusing on high detail and loose realism, her art has evolved into an illustrative and whimsical style with a strong focus on the beauty and intricacies of the natural world.

instagram: @polanshek

May 2017:


Mochichito is the moniker for a project created by designer Steph Fung. Currently on the self-initiated task of drawing a "tiny terrarium" every day for 100 days; a celebration of process that encourages everyone to participate in 100 days of making. Steph describes the project as cute, kawaii, & kickass, and we're thrilled to bring one of her terrariums to the physical form.

instagram: @mochichito

June 2017:

Matthew Fleming

Matthew Jay Fleming's hand-drawn, highly colorful penmanship is instantly recognizable within his illustration & design work. Humbly boasting an impressive portfolio, there's a good chance he's designed merch for more than one of your favorite bands; Dave Matthew Band, Explosions in the Sky, Brandi Carlile, and Ray LaMontagne--just to name a few. When he's not working there's a good chance he's riding a bicycle somewhere in the Pacific Northwest.

instagram: @matthewjay

July 2017:

Joshua Minnich

Hilariously enough, Charlie first met Joshua Minnich in 2008, when they would team up to design layouts for bands on the long defunct website Since that time, Josh has honed his craft into a vintage-inspired style that could be described as both traditional and classic. His love for nature is very distinct within his work; specializing in lettering and logos with eye-catching details.

instagram: @joshuaminnich

August 2017:

M.I.D. Goods

M.I.D. Goods was created in Nashville, TN by husband & wife, Drew & Alicia Binkley; makers of intentional goods & celebrators of stories. They strive to create silkscreened prints & goods that tell a story, a purpose, a strong connection between the people who create them and the people who bring life to them. Cherishing items passed down in their families, from a straw garden hat to heirloom family quilts, they're working hard to create goods that deserve the respect of those who came before us, but fit into the lives we’re living today.

instagram: @midgoods

September 2017:

Lorena G

Lorena G is a Barcelona-based graphic designer and illustrator specializing in attention to detail. She boasts a love for geometrical shapes, and her work displays a clear knack for clean vectors executed in highly-saturated, beautiful color schemes. She's also known to be a expert connoisseur of tuna makis.

instagram: @_lorena_g_

October 2017:

Bad Ponies

Bad Ponies is the artist moniker for Chicago-based illustrator Sarah Bogosh. Her repetitive drawings deal with the burden and beauty of carrying pain, through mostly animal motifs.

instagram: @badponies.illustration

November 2017:

Grey Days

Luka, aka Grey Days, is a designer & illustrator located in Brno, Czech Republic. We first found Luka's work on Instagram, and immediately reached out to him to do a pin for us. When he's not designing for your favorite punk or emojified bands, he's likely riding his motorcycle.

instagram: @greyxdays

December 2017:

The Bungaloo

John Vogl is an illustrator-designer-artist of sorts working in Denver, CO. The Bungaloo is a nonsense studio name he works under, because he thought his real name was boring, but The Bungaloo is just a one man operation. He draws most of his work by hand, in pen and ink, and it seems to feature an overabundance of birds, leaves, and trees. His dog, Loki, is not a very useful studio assistant, but still very sweet and cute.

instagram: @the_bungaloo

2016 Series

January 2016:

Burrito Breath

Phil "Burrito Breath" Guy makes art for those bred in the 1980s and 1990s. Inspired by skateboards, comic books, and popular cartoons, his work is both hilarious and original.  Currently in Akron, Ohio after a 5-year stay in San Francisco, we're proud to have him as the first installation in our ongoing artist series.

instagram: @burritobreath

February 2016:

False Luck

Jessica "Skullface" Paoli is a Cleveland-based illustrator and designer. She describes herself as an INFJ Cancerian Slytherclaw Type 4 — a creative introvert focused on her individuality, intuition, and emotion. She established False Luck in 2015 as a playground for physical products to wear and cherish.

instagram: @falseluckshop

March 2016:

Adam Vass

Adam Vass is a self-taught designer and illustrator, whose work is strongly inspired by tattoo flash and comic book imagery. As a touring musician in the band La Dispute, his client network is heavily saturated with in music (bands, record labels, etc), but he also enjoys branding and poster design. When he’s not on the road, you can probably find him watching wrestling somewhere in Michigan.

instagram: @adamvass

April 2016:

Teagan White

Teagan White is a freelance illustrator specializing in intricate drawings of flora and fauna, playful watercolors of animal characters, and illustrated typography. She is very interested in nature's subtle, gentle reciprocity and wild, tragic discord, and combines this inspiration with nostalgic colors, decorative arrangements of organic forms, and meticulous detail. 

Originally from Chicago, Teagan now lives and works in Minnesota.

instagram: @teaganwh

May 2016:

Tim Skirven

Take one look at Tim Skirven's work and its easy to see the man loves what he does. From playful cartoons to structured logos, Skirven's work embodies his fun loving personality. The Richmond based artist is now traveling “indefinitely” around the world with his equally talented wife, Ali Croft, working out of their backpacks for their own practice, Skirven and Croft

instagram: @timskirven

June 2016:

Nicholas Moegly

Nicholas Moegly is a designer, illustrator, and hand-letterer from Cincinnati, OH. Specializing in creating handcrafted designs, everything starts with pencil and paper. He's garnered experience working with people and companies from all over the world – from single-person startups to Fortune 50 companies. In his free-time, you can find him screen-printing goods for his online store, or playing his 1992 Hook pinball machine.

instagram: @nicholasmoegly

July 2016:

Erica Williams

Erica Williams is an illustrator who is known for intricate and detailed illustrations of flora and fauna, as well as custom typography and screen printed posters. In addition to loving nature and animals, her work is also heavily influenced by history, fiber arts, tattoo culture, folklore, fables, and mythology. When she's not drawing, she's probably drinking tea and hanging out with her "Kitterns" in Minneapolis.

instagram: @hookieduke

August 2016:

April Black

April is a designer and illustrator with a love for nature, riding bikes, dogs, music, pop culture and yoga. She believes in a simple approach, with a strong emphasis on illustrated elements. She currently lives and works in Portland, Oregon with 2 dogs, 1 cat and a loving husband. 

instagram: @aprilblackdesign

September 2016:

Frolik Studio

By day, Tessa Kleingeld works as a senior freelance packaging designer in the striking city of Cape Town in South Africa. By night, she works on new ideas for pins, prints and stationery in her cosy home studio. Frolik Studio was born from a passion for beautiful design and a love of putting beautiful things out in the world and having people love them in return. 

instagram: @frolik_studio

October 2016:

Kyler Martz

Kyler Martz is an illustrator and tattoo artist living and working in Seattle, WA. His work is notoriously nautically themed, and heavily inspired by vintage tattoo flash. When he's not tattooing, he dabbles in commercial illustration and has painted murals all across the United States.

instagram: @kylermartz

November 2016:

Brian Steely

Atlanta, GA's Brian Steely has been at the design game for 18 years. He's known for his masterful iconic monoline style. Brian's branding and logos can be found on your favorite band's merchandise, labels for craft breweries, dispensaries, plastered on skate decks, on Nike merchandise, and just about anything else you could imagine.

instagram: @briansteely

December 2016:

Harold Apples

Harold Apples is the artist pseudonym for Nashville-based Adam Moore. He considers himself a nighttime illustrator for projects of all sorts, and spends his days as an Art Director for Lonely Planet.

instagram: @haroldapples