The Keystone Design Union is proud to partner with acclaimed publisher IdN in the development of the first ever KDU Book. The project will debut in 2011 and include an overview of the collective’s key work, philosophies and secrets. More information to come next month regarding launch date and availability.
Gustavo Lopez Mañas
I finished the first half of the “Unseen Beauty” – series of illustrations. There are 6 more to come very soon.
In their most recent issue, I teamed with Streetwear Today Magazineto photograph and conduct an exclusive interview with Hypebeast’s Kevin Ma.
Legendary British streetwear brand Addict taps The Keystone Design Union for its Spring/Summer 2012 Collection. Several iconic KDU designs were customized for Addict’s high profile collaboration series. Special thanks to KDU Member Jay Hamdaoui on uniting our brands.
If you happen to be in New York in august 2011 don´t forget to visit The Jean-Michel Basquiat tribute exhibition in The Museum of African American Cinema in Harlem. I was invited to participate by Gregory Javan Mills, who is the museum´s CEO. I have created the exhibition poster with the main illustration. The catalogue and post cards will be covered with my artwork as well. The exhibition will showcase works from 30 various visual artists.
Art exhibition opens to public Friday 12th August 2011 – 2:00pm.
The Art Gallery – 2nd floor – Free Admission
Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Building
163 West 125th Street @ 7th Avenue.
Sportswear giant Nike collaborates with The KDU on Motocross inspired 6.0 designs.
Sup All! I know it’s been a bit quiet from me on the creative front. I’ve been busy wrapping up the Superhero 2.0 Project. The final piece of the puzzle, Ankoku 2.0 is now completed and uploaded for you viewing pleaseure. Be sure to go to the illustration section and check it out. Also, an alternative version of the Katakana text promo can be found over on Typcut. Details of the project can been seen on my Behance. More project updates and other news soon to come!