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Hi there,

Hope you are all well. Here is my latest design called Ice Queen.

Ice Queen - By Billelis

Ice Queen - By Billelis

Ice Queen - By Billelis

Ice Queen - By Billelis

Ice Queen - By Billelis

Ice Queen - By Billelis

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Big HENNESSY x KAWS limited bottle release party tomorrow night at New Museum in SOHO. If you are in NYC and can brave this heat… check it out.

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Join SVSV tonight for The Appointment BBQ at Soho Grand, 7-10PM

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inspired by Aligator Sky by Owl City

This works an experimental collaboration with VisualGroove.Net
www.freshfordeath.com

Posted by freshfordeath Categorized: Art Design The KDU illustration |

February 2009 / № 8592

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Finished my piece for the tutorial I’ve written for Advanced Photoshop magazine issue 86….I think it is the September issue, so make sure to pick up a copy then!

website: www.lucamolnar.com

Posted by lucamolnar Categorized: illustration Tags: publication typography |

February 2009 / № 8590

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The stage was set perfectly for a cop movie.

Inside the neutral colored car, two tired looking guys, ashtray full of butts, and empty coffee cups rattling around our feet.

Outside it’s a gloomy, rainy, Tuesday in the Gowanus section of Brooklyn.

“This is where I usually see them”, Jon Melemed, Editor of Overflow Magazine tells me, “but I wonder if the rain will keep them away”.

My thoughts drift towards filling up my newly freed up day  along with which one of my image making counterparts are sipping a cappuccino in a climate controlled studio, surrounded by fragrant smelling models today.

“There’s one, let’s get a few blocks in front of him” and with the lurch of an engine and some spilt coffee, we are off.

It takes the hulking man pushing a full shopping cart with a fishook scar an astonishingly quick three and a half minutes to clear the span of 3 blocks.

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We get out of the car, perhaps a bit too eager, and unintentionally spook him, he takes a few steps back and looks around for a way out.

“Hello”

“….hey………..OHHH, Hey there”

He says eyeing a $20 we are offering per portrait.

With the calm of someone feeding wild bears, we slowly and deliberately tell him the story we are working on about the scrap collectors of Gowanus.

Funny, sometimes people just want to know that there’s someone, anyone, that gives some semblance of a damn about them.

It’s like he has been waiting to get things off his chest.

Not whiny tissue heavy high priced daddy issues, just simply, what he does.

That this hulk, with the scar, pushing a 700 pound cart 3 blocks in less than four minutes is actually, well, kinda a regular blue collar cat.

He works harder than most, knows all his spots (he was coming from Fort Greene because “that’s where the copper is”), and has got to have brains.

Are you involved in an ALL cash business?

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That day, we met all manner of scrap guys, the substance abuser with a temper, the guy who is saving for a van to expand his business (he scheduled an interview with us on his blackberry), and yes, the scarred gentle giant who was our, fitting, introduction to this world.

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That was the beauty of it, this shoot was the quintessential NYC experience of being put in direct contact with all sorts of folks.

Hurt, dangerous, benevolent, friendly, confusing, or just working their ass off, it’s all here in millions of tiny little worlds that make up one, big, metal apple.

Cheers,

E

www.ericvogelphoto.com

Posted by Eric Vogel Categorized: Photography The KDU |

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So, a few months ago, me and the crew from Fuzuê and the kids from the Brazilian hip-hop band Start, along with the mighty and lovely girls from Ao Quadrado Production, came up with this idea of making an Ep cover to the band…

A couple of  Xerox machines and photoshops later, followed by a enormous amount of coffee, the following came up.

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Posted by Tizil Categorized: Design KDU Web illustration |

February 2009 / № 8571

I’ve updated my portfolio with a new look, new work and some more downloadable content. Take a look!

www.destill.net

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Posted by destill Categorized: KDU |

Worked with Nick Bower from Stussy on a few tees for their Delxue line.

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February 2009 / № 8564

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Good evening everyone! After taking this in consideration for a while, I’ve decided to bring back the opportunity to purchase resources and high resolution images from me! I’ve chosen 3 different packages this time. Two packages consists of high resolution images, for you to print at your local print service and decorate your room or workspace! The other package are three Photoshop files, for you to see and learn how I build my photo-manipulations and let you play with it! Later I will be using one off the Psd files and explain you some techniques. So it’s always useful to get these if you have any questions.

Go to the SHOP.

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Hope everyone is well – Its been really busy at the Candy Black studio the past couple of months, we have had a massive site overhaul and a relaunch will be coming in the next couple of weeks including our full portfolio and our Spring/Summer 2011 promo film. We have also focused on our first Candy Black in-house project – Coast, launching an online store selling retro style skateboards, fixed wheel bikes, surfboards and beautiful things in between, this should be up and running from Monday. Keep an eye on what we are up to here___

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Posted by Candy Black Categorized: Design Print |

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KDU Partner and renowned artist Josh Vanover teamed with SVSV Founder David Gensler to produce a dark body of work entitled Graphical Degradation. The collaboration is set to continue throughout the year, exploring the darker side of the brand’s personality.

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February 2009 / № 8537

It’s been a busy couple of weeks for me. I’ve had a pretty wide range of projects. Check out some shots from them (some are in progress):

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This is the beginning of a new body of work that depicts a slight sense of motion and disorientation. More to come from that in the future.

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More after the jump.

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February 2009 / № 8528

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Posted by keflione Categorized: Art |

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