Block 37 Spotlight: Artist in Residence Sentrock

By Tiffany Roshanian  |   August 18, 2014

Categories: Art / Artist in Residence / Block37 Spotlight / Uncategorized

We kicked off August in Chicago with our #NextBucketFeetArtist winner, Sentrock! We’ve had an exciting two weeks with Sentrock — he joined us at the Lollashop grand opening with some live art, and was even featured on WGN showing off his shoe customizing skills. Shortly after, students from the South Chicago Art Center took a field… Read More

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Staff Trips: New Zealand Edition

By Sarah  |   August 15, 2014

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The staff here at BucketFeet HQ is lucky enough to have clocked some serious air miles through the years. We want to start celebrating the places we’ve been, the things we’ve seen, and the artists who live in some of our favorite locales a little bit more, so consider this the first of many photo… Read More

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Meet the Designer: Crisp

By Sarah  |   July 24, 2014

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Designed in Bogotá, Colombia by inimitable street artist CRISP, the CRISP canvas slip-ons are a whole new take on the classic black-and-white footwear. The artist himself is a world traveler, spreading his work and his messages across all sorts of surfaces all over our fine earth. Originally from Australia, he spent over 10 years living, working,… Read More

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Lolla Loves Chicago (and BucketFeet!)

By Sarah  |   July 24, 2014

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  In 2014, Lollapalooza celebrates its 10th year in Chicago with three days of killer music, activity and good times in the heart of Grant Park. Lolla has always been a huge supporter of both established and emerging artists, and so, when they approached us to be a part of the Lolla Loves Chicago collection,… Read More

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BucketFeet, iconic32 and Common Come Together For Fundraiser in SoHo

By admin  |   July 24, 2014

Categories: Art / Events / Photos / Shoes

This past Tuesday at the BucketFeet NYC store (108 Wooster), we hosted arts-incubator, iconic32, and Common for an event centered around the idea of “pledging allegiance to creativity”. A silent auction of amazing original artwork was held, with all proceeds going towards Common’s Common Ground Foundation. Performances, including a great one by Common (on his… Read More

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Design your own shoes, from age 8 to 82!

By Sarah  |   July 22, 2014

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  It’s summertime! Kids are out of school and (maybe) in your hair? It can be hard to stay fresh with summer activities (you can only go the movies or the pool so many times, right?), so take a cue from the event we held with Freebie a few months back and unleash your kids’… Read More

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Marka 27 Artist-In-Residence Celebration

By BucketFeet Staff  |   July 21, 2014

Categories: Art / Events

This past Friday marked the official welcome of Marka 27 as our July Artist-In-Residence at the BucketFeet NYC store in SoHo. We had about 150 people come by throughout the night to check out his art and see his soon-to-be-released BucketFeet for the first time. Enjoy a few snaps from the evening below! Photos: Julian… Read More

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Hey Chicago! We’re hiring!

By Sarah  |   July 21, 2014

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  Our Block37 shop just celebrated its one-year anniversary and we’re so excited to continue throwing live events and debuting local Chicago artists’ work in our brick-and-mortar space in downtown Chicago. With so much on the schedule, we are looking to expand our team a bit. Check out the job description below. Interested? Email tiffany@bucketfeet.com with a cover letter… Read More

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Summer Festival Essentials!

By Sarah  |   July 17, 2014

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With the Pitchfork Festival on the horizon and Lollapalooza just a little farther in the distance, the crew at BucketFeet HQ is gearing up for long, dreamy days outside soundtracked by the music stylings of Outkast, Danny Brown, and Beck, just to name a few. Part of the fun of music fest season is the… Read More

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We have a ShuzyQ Winner: Congrats Kevin Harden!

By Sarah  |   July 8, 2014

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The Anchorage, Alaska based shop ShuzyQ is one of our favorite retail partners. They are super enthusiastic, have tons of great brands, and the store is run by some very good people. All in all, a match made in retail heaven. So, when they asked us to run a special ShuzyQ X BucketFeet contest, we eagerly… Read More

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Block 37 Spotlight: A week of festivities with Erin Burke

By Tiffany Roshanian  |   July 8, 2014

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We spent this last week showing lots of love to our June Artist-in-Residence—the very talented Erin Burke. Erin is a Chicago-based graphic designer at Paper Source, but, despite her busy schedule, she’s still made the time to host some killer events at our store. Most recently, she held a launch party at our Block37 shop… Read More

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NYC Photojournal: June, 2014

By BucketFeet Staff  |   July 2, 2014

Categories: Photos / Travel

Enjoy the June segment of my New York City photojournal series. Explore Uptown, SoHo, Governor’s Ball, Coney Island, Greenpoint, Dumbo, the West Village  and beyond.        

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Live art with Leon Mudwing

By Tiffany Roshanian  |   June 25, 2014

Categories: Block37 Spotlight

On Tuesday July 24th, we hosted Made to Stand out contestant Leon Mudwing for a live art session in our Block 37 Chicago store.  Though Leon is a jack of all trades, he dedicates most of his time to MUDWINGMEDIA, a creative media company, specializing in animation and illustrations. Despite his multi-faceted artistic skills, drawing… Read More

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The Jimmy Sheehan Artist-In-Residence Closing Party

By BucketFeet Staff  |   June 23, 2014

Categories: Events / Photos

As June is coming to a close, we wanted to pay tribute to its Artist-In-Residence, Jimmy Sheehan. Jimmy is an all-around awesome dude and a very talented artist. Make sure you head over to the BucketFeet Soho store to check his work out before the month is done – who knows, you might even want… Read More

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An Evening With The City Society

By BucketFeet Staff  |   June 23, 2014

Categories: Art / Events / Photos

Last Wednesday we invited the lovely ladies of The City Society into the BucketFeet store, at 108 Wooster, for an event centered around the idea of meeting fun, creative, interesting people. We love hosting gatherings like this and people had a great time! Enjoy the pictures below! Photos: Julian Walter

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DJ Lu, the artist behind the Pineappleade

By Sarah  |   June 16, 2014

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DjLu, a prolific stencil artist and former DJ, has got a whole slew of BucketFeet products out there for you. He hails from the high-altitude Andean city of Bogotá, Colombia. The city, as he describes it, is his artistic playground and a fitting setting to express his views on the current state of his country… Read More

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Meet Your Makers: Asu Ceren

By Sarah  |   June 12, 2014

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Asu Ceren is a Turkish graphic designer and photographer. She is a very talented artist living in Germany, where she is pursuing a Masters in Media Art and Design. Prior to deciding to move from Istanbul to Germany, she grew up and worked in Turkey. Her work ranges between heavily pattern-based and extremely playful, often… Read More

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Meet Your Makers: Monasita

By Sarah  |   June 12, 2014

Categories: Uncategorized

  Artist Profile: Monasita from BucketFeet on Vimeo. Monasita is a young Ecuadorian graphic designer who specializes in bold patterns, bright colors, and sharp lines. She finds inspiration in nearly everything: the people who surround her, city lights, nature, and especially music. She often sits down to draw while music plays in the background; as… Read More

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BFNY X Uprise Art: One-of-a-Kind Shoes for You!

By Sarah  |   June 12, 2014

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  BucketFeet and Uprise Art present our One-of-a-Kind shoe series for the BucketFeet NY pop-up shop in SoHo. What does this entail, you ask? So, here’s the deal: Four of NYC’s most exciting, emerging artists (Erin Lynn Welsh, Will Hutnick, Eric LoPresti, and Rebeca Raney) will each design one-of-a-kind BucketFeet for a small number of… Read More

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Viva Brasil: Meet BucketFeet Artist Bruno Big

By Sarah  |   June 10, 2014

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  Big is a multi-faceted visual artist, using diverse mediums such as etching, woodcutting, stencil, graphite and experimental printmaking. The variety of media is a point to be stressed and is rooted in ongoing work on the streets of Rio, stage productions and customization. Since his first solo exhibition in Barcelona, he has done numerous… Read More

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Viva Brasil: Meet BucketFeet Artist Cash

By Sarah  |   June 10, 2014

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  Vinicius Carvas, aka Cash, hails from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He is a multi-faceted artist, working as an illustrator, graphic designer and graffiti-artist. What’s more–he harnesses his various visual inspirations and the daily situations in his life as an artist to illustrate tee-shirts. A few years ago, Cash met Aaron Firestein during a photography… Read More

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Viva Brasil: Meet BucketFeet Artist Ment

By Sarah  |   June 10, 2014

Categories: Uncategorized

  A pioneer in the graffiti scene in Rio de Janeiro, Ment has worked on several projects as an educator since 1998, along with having collaborated on some of the major graffiti events in Brazil. Quite different than other major cities around the world, Rio de Janeiro sees graffiti as a tool to bring an… Read More

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The Best of the Rest – #NextBucketFeetArtist

By Sarah  |   June 9, 2014

Categories: Uncategorized

We were thrilled to announce the winner of #NextBucketFeetArtist, Emmy Star Brown, earlier this week. Her Vine design is a mesmerizing work of art and we know it will look great on a shoe. You can pre-order her shoe and shop her print now! Though Emmy’s design came out on top, it doesn’t mean we… Read More

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NYC Photojournal: May, 2014

By Aaron Firestein  |   May 30, 2014

Categories: Photos

Enjoy the May segment of my New York City photojournal series. Explore Uptown, SoHo, Brighton Beach, Jackson Heights, the West Village, Cobble Hill and beyond.  

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Meet Your Maker: OKAT, creator of Doodlers Anonymous

By Sarah  |   May 22, 2014

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  OKAT is a Miami-based artist and the creator of Doodlers Anonymous, a wide-reaching platform in which sketchers, drawers, and creatives of all sorts can connect over their love of—you guessed it—doodling. He is a master facilitator and brings like-minded people together on the regular to celebrate and foster self-expression, something we are huge fans… Read More

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