In the Studio with Mat Miller

By Sarah  |   December 12, 2014

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Mat is an illustrator/artist from the UK. He likes to draw nice things for people, based mainly around animals and nature.

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Audrey Keiffer’s Artist-In-Residence at BucketFeet Chicago

By BucketFeet Staff  |   December 12, 2014

Categories: Art / Artist in Residence / Block37 Spotlight

December at the BucketFeet studio in Chicago is all about textile designer and pattern-maker, Audrey Keiffer.  Take a look at the pics of her opening event below and make sure you check out her art, it will be showcased for the rest of the month. For all you shoe-lovers, you can also get her beautiful “Rajas”… Read More

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January 15th Design Submission Deadline: Here’s What You Need To Know

By Aaron Firestein  |   December 11, 2014

Categories: Art

Hi artists, So you’ve submitted some mockups and shoe designs ahead of our January 15th, 2015 deadline or you’re thinking about doing so. That means you’re awesome. You asked us for some clarity on the BucketFeet shoe production timeline, so here it is! The following walks you through what happens after you submit your designs… Read More

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Artist Spotlight: Aaron’s December Picks

By Aaron Firestein  |   December 9, 2014

Categories: Art

I am constantly amazed by the beautiful work sent our way. While everything that gets put on bucketfeet.com is great, I thought it would be fun to highlight some of my recent favorites, especially in the print space. There’s no real rhyme or reason to why I am drawn to these particular pieces, but that’s… Read More

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Bucket at Basel: Art Basel Miami 2014

By Aaron Firestein  |   December 8, 2014

Categories: Art / Photos / Shoes

One of the best events to happen anywhere in the world just ended. I’m of course talking about the annual art festival/extravaganza commonly known as Art Basel. I’ve now been down to Miami, where it takes place, three years in a row and it’s safe to say there’s little reason why I wouldn’t go back…. Read More

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Let’s #BreakTheInternet, Cyber Monday style.

By Sarah  |   December 1, 2014

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Welcome to Cyber Monday y’all, the most exciting internet day of the year. Today only, get 30% off our entire site by entering CYBERMONDAY into the promotion code at checkout. What better to give than art during the holiday season? Inspire creativity and be the best gift-giver on the proverbial block when you snag our kicks,… Read More

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Meet Your Artist: Marka27

By Sarah  |   November 25, 2014

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Born in Juarez, Mexico, and raised in Dallas, Texas, Marka27’s foray into the art world began in the city’s streets mastering the art of graffiti.  Advancing to earn his BFA from The Museum School of Fine Arts in Boston, Massachusetts, Marka27 became a household name for his “audio canvas” series and elaborately executed installation art… Read More

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Meet Your Artist: Kris Tate

By Sarah  |   November 21, 2014

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Kris Tate is bringing the fire this year with her Itzen slip-on and Itzen lace-ups, which comprise half of our all new, all excellent Holiday Exclusives Collection. Her intricate, colorful patterns are often inspired by the nature  and animal species endemic to her hometown of Guatemala  After studying Art & Graphic Design in Guatemala, Kris… Read More

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Get the Most Out of BucketFeet’s Black Friday.

By Sarah  |   November 10, 2014

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  The holiday season is upon us, and what better to give than the gift of art? Start your loved ones’ art collections off on the right foot (sorry…sort of) with these bright-as-can-be BucketFeet Black Friday deals. Check out our Holiday Art Bazaar to peruse our offerings ahead of time, including our newly launched Holiday… Read More

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BoOooO-ketFeet: A Halloween Recap

By Sarah  |   November 5, 2014

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Our SoHo and Block 37 Studio Guides are the kind of people who can make a tee-shirt look couture, and they are always finding unexpected ways to wear their well-loved BucketFeet. So, multiply their off-the-charts creativity with the freedom for freak-dom permitted on All Hallows’ Eve , and you get some turbo-charged Halloween costumes. We… Read More

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Meet Your Artist: J. Mike Kuhn

By Sarah  |   November 4, 2014

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  J. Mike Kuhn is a bonafide BucketFeet all-star. Not only is he the first person EVER to sport a BucketFeet logo tattoo, he is also both a BucketFeet artist and SoHo studio mainstay. We love his graffiti-inspired canvas lace-up, the Sprayed, which makes for a perfect every day shoe, but we love his enthusiasm… Read More

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The Cosmic Perspective: Dougan Khim

By Sarah  |   October 28, 2014

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Dougan Khim, a Chicago-based painter, was one of our first BucketFeet artists. He came out of the gate with the insta-classic Paisley design, which he’s reimagined for his new, just released Dougan Khim Collection. Dougan’s got a way with dreamlike, inspired artwork—his latest shoes are called the Cosmos 1, Cosmos 2, and Spirit, if that… Read More

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Putting it in Print: Cat Charbonneau

By Sarah  |   October 21, 2014

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Cat Charbonneau is a Saratoga Springs, New York-based artist, and one of our many talented prints artists. Her design, Eclipse, is a simple and compelling interpretation of the interstellar event that has inspired scores of poetry, paintings, and admonitions to “look away.” We’re proud to be able to offer her print to you, available in Giclee… Read More

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Everything you need to know about the BucketFeet Artist Program

By Sarah  |   October 20, 2014

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We’ve launched a new program just for artists wherein the artists in our ever-growing network are given a chance to win creativity-fueling prizes, gain exclusive features on the BucketFeet platform, and earn cash. How Does It Work? 1.  We send you a personal discount code worth 20% off and a personal link that you can… Read More

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Meet Tania Cenzano: Winner of the #RockTheDesign Contest!

By Sarah  |   October 17, 2014

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We’re very happy to announce the winner of the 93XRT, Heineken, and BucketFeet #RockTheDesign contest, Tania Cenzano. The LA-based illustrator gave us her best music-inspired design, the Equalizer, pictured above, and the people responded with their overwhelming votes. We think this is going to make a great shoe, and we’d like to take this time… Read More

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Meet Our Chicago Studio’s Artist-in-Residence: Revise CMW

By Sarah  |   October 15, 2014

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We had a great time celebrating our October Artist-in-Residence, Revise CMW, at our Chicago Studio (108 N. State Street) last week. You may know as the crazy-talented artist behind the Windy City shoe, but what you may not know is that he is also a crazy-talented chef and DJ.  On top of doing art, he… Read More

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Meet MAT: Creator of the Pindou.

By Sarah  |   October 14, 2014

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Mat Romano, of Buenos Aires, Argentina, is the designer behind one of our most popular shoes, the Pindou. Featured in both mid-top and low-top form, this shoe is indicative of the artist’s free-flowing drawing style. We love all of his sketches, drawings, and photographs, which he shares frequently on his Instagram, and below you will… Read More

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Meet Carrie Van Hise: Creator of The Dots.

By Sarah  |   October 10, 2014

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Mid-century design principles guide Carrie Van Hise in all her artistic endeavors, whether she’s designing corporate logos or silk scarves. Her aesthetic is bold yet elegant, always taking into consideration the tension between typographic scale, white space, and a well considered color palette. She is a uniquely talented artist, which is why we are thrilled… Read More

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September Recap: Block 37 Studio

By admin  |   October 9, 2014

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September was an exciting month for us at our Chicago Studio. Our Artist in Residence, JC Rivera, graced the walls of our Chicago studio with his signature pieces. All eyes were on the raffle which included a limited-edition print, custom artwork, and a pair of Bear Champ BucketFeet custom shoes. The following week, we officially… Read More

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Meet Your Artist: Laura Dro

By Sarah  |   September 26, 2014

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 Laura Dro of Laura Dro Designs is a native of the Sunshine State and it shows. Her artwork is a flurry of color—the vibrancy in her pineapples, her gorgeous bouquets, and her lucite trays has an almost immediate quality. You have to take notice. The dreamlike vitality in her work is as much an homage to her hometown… Read More

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BucketFeet HQ’s Picks for Fall!

By Sarah  |   September 23, 2014

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While we love to champion the works and styles of artists all over the world, we’d be remiss if we did not occasionally shout-out the unique individual styles of our very own BucketFeet HQ staff members. Our new women’s and men’s fall lines gave our staff a chance to reboot our wardrobes, and Josh (Digital… Read More

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Meet the Artist: Felipe Pantone

By Sarah  |   September 12, 2014

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  “Felipe Pantone’s work is at the cutting edge of street art. Straddling conventional graffiti, typography and abstraction, his work fuses bold elements of graphic design with highly evolved geometric shapes to create an ultra-modern aesthetic which complements and reacts with the stark modernity of our cityscapes. Drawing on our concerns of the digital age… Read More

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We’re Hiring: US Brand Representatives

By Sarah  |   September 10, 2014

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BucketFeet is seeking passionate, energetic, and enthusiastic brand representatives to power our retail growth across the US!   Position: Brand Representative Location(s): East (NY-based); Central (Chicago-based) Type: Full-Time, Salary + Commission / Bonus Reports to: Director of New Business   About Us: BucketFeet exists to celebrate self-expression and connect people through art. A different artist… Read More

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Meet the Artist: Sarah Hofheins

By Sarah  |   September 9, 2014

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Sarah Hofheins, the artist who designed the Sahara shoe (pictured above) is a graphic designer based in Reno, Nevada. Her shoe is an ode to the area’s desert climate; a sandy and warm canvas base augmented with colorful design patterns indicative of the area. Check out some more of her work here.  

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Meet the Artist: TK Russell

By Sarah  |   September 5, 2014

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TK Russell is the mastermind behind one of our latest designs: the Modern Zebra. It’s a bright, colorful shoe, indicative of his artistic style and creative mind. Get to know the man behind the design below: 1) What is your favorite piece of art in the whole world? Picasso’s Guernica, it’s a tremendous work.  I… Read More

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