ConceptKicks: Shoe Porn for Footwear Fanatics

ConceptKicks: Shoe Porn for Footwear Fanatics

If you've got a serious shoe addiction, you'll want to subscribe to ConceptKicks, an online magazine dedicated to shoe design. ConceptKicks features photos of amazing sneaks, heels, boots, and other footwear that'll give you some crazy shoe envy, along with sketches, renderings, and tutorials from designers, just in case you've ever wondered how they came up with the designs for their shoes.  

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What's Michael Jason Enriquez, Creator of Cholafied, Up to These Days?

What's Michael Jason Enriquez, Creator of Cholafied, Up to These Days?

Michael Jason Enriquez is the creator of Cholafied, that art project from 2012 that you probably keep seeing in your Tumblr feed because it is that awesome. Enriquez became internet famous for photoshopping unlikely celebrities to make them look like they're sporting '90s chola makeup – complete with sharply penciled eyebrows and dark lipliner.  

Well, 2012 was a long ass time ago, and I wanted to know what Enriquez – who, I went to high school with in the San Fernando Valley (!) and who studied at Art Center College of Design in Pasadena – was up to these days. He recently moved to the Bay Area, and I reconnected with him to get the scoop.

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Take a Wild, Trippy Acid Trip Through Art By YoAz

Take a Wild, Trippy Acid Trip Through Art By YoAz

Parisian graphic designer-illustrator YoAz makes pretty amazing symmetrical and hyper-geometric illustrations. YoAz is most well known for his robotic "electro-animal" illustrations, but my favorite pieces are the following trippy, vibrant visuals that are like looking at Lisa Frank stickers through a kaleidescope whilst on acid. 

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Artist Interview: Jæn on His Second NeonMob Collection, Masq

Artist Interview: Jæn on His Second NeonMob Collection, Masq

"Masq" is NeonMob's second collection featuring the work of French artist, Jæn. His first collection, the mushroom-themed "Codex Fungi," was released in November 2013, and we interviewed Jæn two years ago. I wanted to check back in with the artist to see what he's been up to since then, and to ask him about the making of "Masq." 

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