The Pursuit: Creatabu x General Assembly

By Justin Fennert  |   April 20, 2015

Categories: Create
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After launching in early 2011, General Assembly has veritably changed the game when it comes to  breaking into entrepreneurship and startup companies. With fourteen campuses and a bevy of online classes, they are a full-fledged educational institution that transforms thinkers into creators through classes focused on technology, business and design. We stopped by their Los Angeles location to meet… Read More

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The Sketch: Elena Camps

By Justin Fennert  |   April 16, 2015

Categories: Create
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The mastermind behind the stunning Floral shoe, Elena Camps is an Art Director and print designer living in Valencia, Venezuela. Her cheery, animal- and flora-inspired art is in high demand, which is why it is especially cool that she took the time to show us her studio and answer a few of our questions us this past… Read More

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The Bucket List: Toronto

By Justin Fennert  |   April 15, 2015

Categories: Explore
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Welcome to The Bucket List, a feature wherein we highlight cities around the world based on your suggestions… To celebrate World Art Day, we asked artists from all over to share how their city inspired their work. Kubra Aslan is a graphic designer and illustrator who moved to Toronto, Ontario from Instanbul, Turkey—naturally, both have a strong… Read More

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The Sketch: Emmy Star Brown

By Justin Fennert  |   April 13, 2015

Categories: Create
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“As a kid, I rummaged the flea markets with dad each summer and found creative ways to reuse. I’ve always been attracted to the old charm and beauty that comes with aged things. With each frame uniquely worn and withered, these naturally became my canvases.” The adage “one man’s trash is another man’s treasure” applies… Read More

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The Conversation: Christian Cannon

By Justin Fennert  |   April 9, 2015

Categories: Explore
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Need a shift in perspective? Just take a look through the Instagram feed of Christian Cannon, a family therapist turned full-time photographer. Living in Costa Mesa, he has a seemingly endless supply of nature to capture on his camera, yet he never hurries through it. Christian’s got a knack for viewing and reviewing a particular horizon or… Read More

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Coachella Style Tips

By Sarah Gouda  |   April 6, 2015

Categories: Express
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Festival season is here so we reached out to Koko & Palenki for a few outfits to go with some of our favorite BucketFeet. If you’re heading to Coachella, these three outfits will help you stand out and might even get you a few back stage passes. Shoe: SavuSavu Bucketfeet Romper: The Jetset Diaries Love Struck Romper Top: Rails Carter… Read More

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Artist Profile: Shplinton

By Justin Fennert  |   April 2, 2015

Categories: Create
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It’s hard to imagine a person who wouldn’t want to hang out with Shplinton. The guy just emanates coolness without even trying, so much so that you almost want to hate him for it, but of course you can’t, because of his extreme coolness. We caught up with the artist, whose work ranges from gauche and ink drawing… Read More

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A Look Back At The Art of Mad Men

By Sarah Gouda  |   March 31, 2015

Categories: Create / Uncategorized
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Spring is in the air, art is on our feet, and the final installment of Mad Men is nearly upon us! If you, like us, have been anticipating the Sunday premiere with a mix of unbridled excitement, sadness, and totally not obsessive “Megan Draper as Sharon Tate conspiracy theory” Google searches, then you’ll like what we’re about to… Read More

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Style Guide: 7 Outfits That Compliment The Pineappleade Gold

By Justin Fennert  |   March 27, 2015

Categories: Express
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The Pineappleade Gold BucketFeet by DJ LU are a spring favorite so our style pro, Alana Prant, put together 7 outfits that go well with them. Let us know on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram which ones you like.

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The 4 Best Pieces Of Basketball Art

By Justin Fennert  |   March 26, 2015

Categories: Create
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Since most of our brackets are making for great sketch paper at this point, we thought we’d gather a few of our favorite pieces of basketball art for inspiration.   Ron Artist Chris Edser and Sam Barratt started the Tumblr page “Ron Artist” (not to be confused with the player Ron Artest) to showcase their… Read More

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New Orleans: Take It To The Street

By Aaron Firestein  |   March 23, 2015

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Photographer and Author: Aaron Firestein   The Big Easy. The City That Care Forgot. The Crescent City. The Northernmost Caribbean City. New Orleans. It’s easy to think that real “travel” only refers to leaving your country’s borders because that’s where you discover true differences from your own. Differences in culture, cuisine, language, attitude towards life…. Read More

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Top 10 Instagramers To Follow At SXSW

By Sarah Gouda  |   March 19, 2015

Categories: Explore
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Since we can’t make the trip down to Austin for this year’s SXSW, we wanted to live through the eyes of these great photographers who will be there.  

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City Walk : Nolita

By Sarah Gouda  |   March 16, 2015

Categories: Explore
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Photographer: Dominik Schulte Author: Sarah Gouda As fun as our SoHo pop-up studio was, we’re thrilled to have set up a permanent space in Nolita. The first thing we noticed about our new neighborhood is the number of unique local businesses on every corner. From a quality haircut and shave to coffee and great Mexican cuisine, we can’t… Read More

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Artist Profile: Talking Art and Eating Crab Cakes With Won Kim

By Justin Fennert  |   March 12, 2015

Categories: Create
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Art connects us in many different ways and the dinner table is just one of the places where that happens. When you think of food, visual art may not be the first thing that comes to mind‚ but Revise—a street-tagger, chef, and BucketFeet artist—will change your perception (and fill you up with omg eats). We met up… Read More

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Interview : Jack Muldowney

By Justin Fennert  |   March 9, 2015

Categories: Uncategorized
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  We wanted to catch up with Jack Muldowney, a Chicago-based graphic designer who continues to pull inspiration from his home town of Detroit. Before Jack’s designs ever touch the hard drive of his computer, they start with a pen and paper. With his new lineup of shoes coming out we were thrilled to get a… Read More

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Team Bucket : Great Spots Within Walking Distance of SoHo

By Justin Fennert  |   March 4, 2015

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Photo by Vincent Carabeo We asked friends and family for great spots to visit within walking distance of our new home in Nolita. We’ve had a week or so to vet their suggestions, and we must say, they did not disappoint. Rag & Bone: Stop by to try on a pair of their iconic jeans that somehow manage to… Read More

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NoPattern Speaks On Everything From Creative Slumps to Chicago-Style Pizza

By Sarah Gouda  |   March 3, 2015

Categories: Uncategorized
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Dressed in head-to-toe black, Chuck Anderson doesn’t seem like a guy who worries too much about color. Much less someone who’s made an entire career around it. But, Chuck— known professionally as NoPattern—is a guy of contradictions. For starters, he chose to forgo college after graduating high-school—the classic uh-oh, get-your-life-together move, right? Wrong. Instead of floundering, Chuck… Read More

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Off The Street: A Tour of Galerie F

By Justin Fennert  |   February 24, 2015

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  What is Chicago if not a lattice of neighborhoods? Though an interconnected network, Chicago ‘hoods stand alone as textured, singular entities—each with their own sights, their own etiquettes, their own smells. This endearing puzzle of personalities may be part of the reason people find the will to live in this sub-zero tundra, yet, Billy… Read More

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What Is Art, Anyway? 20 Artists Attempt to Define The Indefinable.

By Sarah Gouda  |   February 19, 2015

Categories: Uncategorized
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“What is art?” may seem like an innocent enough question, but oh, no. No, no, no, no.  Ask that to a room full of people and you better find a comfortable seat, load up on provisions, and post a Craigslist ad to sublet your apartment. That room is your home now. Though people can wax… Read More

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Off The Streets: A Tour of Vertical Gallery

By Justin Fennert  |   February 17, 2015

Categories: Uncategorized
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If you’re like us, you may have assumed that the words “graffiti”and “gallery” exist at opposite ends of the art spectrum. The former, a signifier of the fleeting and illicit; the latter, a marker of the stark white, minimalist spaces that still somehow manage to be stuffy.

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Lisa Mam & Peap Tarr: Cambodia’s Unstoppable Couple

By Sarah Gouda  |   February 13, 2015

Categories: Uncategorized
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Peap Tarr and Lisa Mam are many things: partners in life, partners in work, and two crazy talented BucketFeet artists. The Cambodian street artist duo currently works to beautify the urban landscape of Phnom Penh—and their pieces have opened up a dialogue about the medium in the city. Below, we re-print an interview from Art4D.Asia in… Read More

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Connecting People Through Art

By Sarah Gouda  |   February 13, 2015

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    BucketFeet exists to connect people through art. It’s our raison d’être, our motivation for building a global network of artists, and our attempt to make the world a better place (cheesy but TRUE). So, naturally, we feel a pang of accomplishment when we make good on this mission. Enter BucketFeet-artist DJ Lu and a Wisconsinite… Read More

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2014: A Year in Review

By Sarah Gouda  |   January 28, 2015

Categories: Uncategorized

We’re nearly a month into 2015 and we’re moving full steam ahead, but that doesn’t mean we can’t turn back, reflect on the whirlwind that was 2014, and shed a single, poetic tear in commemoration. Come with us on this journey as we look at the highs and highers of 2014.   The Coldest Day… Read More

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Meet Mercedes: Artist Extraordinaire of Chicago

By Sarah Gouda  |   January 5, 2015

Categories: Uncategorized

Mercedes Olondriz had never worked with oil paint until a few years ago, but you’d never know it from her masterful, detailed work. Growing up in the Philippines, she could only get her hands on acrylic paint, so when she moved to the states in 2009 to attend the School of the Art Institute of Chicago,… Read More

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In the Studio with Mat Miller

By Sarah Gouda  |   December 12, 2014

Categories: Uncategorized

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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