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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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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Madeline Waggoner: A Texas Transplant in NYC

By Sarah  |   August 30, 2014

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  Madeline, a NYC transplant from Austin, Texas, is a talented designer with roots in textiles (thanks, mom!). You will be sure to find some trendy, fun patterns with anything Madeline touches and she’s excited to be BucketFeet’s first artist from the great state of Texas. She currently serves as a Junior Art Director at… Read More

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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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