Stop the Letter Presses!

Monday, 04.27.09 at 2:34 pm
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There is something I just love about Supermarkethq. I would never do anything to hurt Etsy’s feelings, but Supermarkethq is the newest kid on the block and we think its got legs. Big, long, lanky designer legs. One of the best things you can find there are various hand letter-pressed products (L2 Design Collective shown […]

Robot Stuff on Etsy Part 3

Thursday, 04.23.09 at 11:54 am
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For the third installment of Robot stuff on Etsy I present the Silver Robot of Love with a Turquoise Heart pendant.  This is for all the Robot lovin’ ladies in the house.  This pendant is handmade of sealed plastic.  Although it doesn’t come with the chain, it has a jump ring that you can either string […]

Putting a Landlord Hat on the Landlord

Wednesday, 04.22.09 at 5:13 pm
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Some years ago when Chopping Block was just a baby… about 95% of all the work we did was either Tor Books dust jacket designs or web banner ads for iTraffic. We would pretty much clear about 4-6 banner campaigns a week and some of the best feedback for revisions EVER would come from this […]

Design Mag: It’s Nice That – Issue 1

Friday, 04.10.09 at 1:51 pm
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Yesterday the kindly postman brought me another dose of design inspiration. A hot off the presses copy of It’s Nice That‘s first print issue. It’s Nice that calls it self a “online archive” of “cutting edge creative work from all over the world”. I’ve been a fan of their daily doses of diverse art and […]

Sex, Robots, Posters & Rock ‘n’ Roll

Tuesday, 04.07.09 at 1:32 pm
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Since being reincarnated as a designer (I was a hummingbird in my previous life, and Houdini the life before that), every night before going to bed I develop an insatiable appetite for design inspiration, so I prowl the interwebs for the life-blood… mainly in screenprinted form. For the time being, Good Ole Jesse, Billy Badass […]

Itchy iPhone? Try Some New Skins.

Tuesday, 04.07.09 at 1:15 pm
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Sometimes when your iPhone develops a rash, it’s best to just find it a new skin. Chop Shop has created an incredibly large collection of wallpapers based on rock stars from the 60′s, 70′s and 80′s. First, from the rockStar tshirt is 28 classic rockers from the years 1964-76. Second, from the rebelRock tshirt come […]

Chop Shop: Obama in The Sea of Hope

Thursday, 04.02.09 at 12:42 pm
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After 8 long years lost in the Sea of Holes, we emerge into The Sea of Hope with Barack Obama at the helm. Join the first family as they battle the Green Meanies of recession and plant a blue flower square on the nose of Rush Limbaugh. Wear your HOPE on your sleeves, literally. New […]

Social Media for Social Change

Thursday, 04.02.09 at 12:29 pm
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Tomorrow night I will be playing a very special gig.  I will be performing at the Social Media for Social Change event at the Roger Smith Hotel in New York City.  All the money raised for tomorrow night will go to benefit City Harvest, a fantastic organization that feeds over 260,000 New Yorkers every week. The event […]

Chop Shop Opens Flagship Store

Wednesday, 04.01.09 at 12:14 pm
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Chopshop mania is reportedly sweeping the nation! Three years after it’s online debut, we are proud to announce the arrival of Chop Shop’s flagship store, right here in New York City. The 40,000 square foot location is spread out over three floors, with over 800 tshirt styles and posters on hand. Finally, a store that […]