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Power to the Parks Capsule Collection And Print Now Available!

The 3-piece Power to the Parks capsule collection by Studio Number One and Parks Project is now available for a limited time!

The collection includes a unisex t-shirt, tote bag, and custom 32 oz. Nalgene water bottle, all showcasing original graphics designed by SNO. This series expresses the political energy of the ‘60s and ‘70s, and SNO’s passion for national parks preservation. The visuals convey a sense of curiosity about the natural beauty of our lands and echo an era when impassioned Americans rallied together for change and justice.

In conjunction with this launch, a limited edition print also designed by Studio Number One has been released as well! A portion of the print and capsule proceeds will benefit the National Parks Conservancy Association in their efforts to protect and preserve our nation’s most iconic and inspirational places for present and future generations.

Meet the SNO Designer: Steph Enciso

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Our very own Studio Number One designers will be having their original art on view at Power to the Parks, the upcoming week-long fundraising group exhibition to benefit the National Parks Conservation Association, in collaboration with Parks Project.

Introducing Stephanie Louise Enciso - Studio Number One’s Jr. Graphic Designer

Q. Where are you from?

A. Los Angeles

Q. How would you describe your art practice?

A. Medication

Q. What do you like to listen to while you’re working?

A. Recently Kirin J. Callian, Tyler the Creator, Tears for Fears & Kelis. (Or I listen to “Differences” Ginuwine and “Love Come Down” Evelyn King all day.)

Q. What inspired your artwork for the show?

A. My grandmother passing away and a trip I took to Joshua Tree a few week back with my partner

Q. Do you have a favorite national park?

A. Joshua tree and Death Valley

For more information about the exhibit, please visit https://subliminalprojects.com/exhibitions/power-to-the-parks/.

Meet the SNO Designer: Francisco Reyes Jr.

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Our very own Studio Number One designers will be having their original art on view at Power to the Parks, the upcoming week-long fundraising group exhibition to benefit the National Parks Conservation Association, in collaboration with Parks Project.

Introducing Francisco Reyes Jr. - Studio Number One’s Senior Graphic Designer

Q. Where are you from?

A. Los Angeles, CA.

Q. What’s your favorite part of working at SNO?

A. Getting to do what I love and get paid for it.

Q. How would you describe your art practice?

A. Efficient

Q. What do you like to listen to while you’re working?

A. Worldstar Hiphop.

Q. What inspired your artwork for the show?

A. Mother Nature.

Q. Do you have a favorite national park?

A. Sequoia.

For more information about the exhibit, please visit https://subliminalprojects.com/exhibitions/power-to-the-parks/.

Meet the SNO Designer: Ian Stoufer

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Our very own Studio Number One designers will be having their original art on view at Power to the Parks, the upcoming week-long fundraising group exhibition to benefit the National Parks Conservation Association, in collaboration with Parks Project.

Introducing Ian Stoufer - Studio Number One’s Art Director

Q. Where are you from?

A. Colorado!

Q. What’s your favorite part of working at SNO?

A. The people. I get to work with friends so it doesn’t always feel like a job.

Q. How would you describe your art practice?

A. Undisciplined.

Q. What do you like to listen to while you’re working?

A. Recently Girl Band, The Field, Perel, Thom Yorke, CFCF, Fort Romeau, Huerco S., Bright Channel.

Q. What inspired your artwork for the show?

A, The climate crisis, environmental domination and its correlation to gender and racial oppression, magical mushrooms, and glib refrigerator magnets.

Q. Do you have a favorite national park?

A. Sequoia. I’m a sucker for big trees.

For more information about the exhibit, please visit https://subliminalprojects.com/exhibitions/power-to-the-parks/.

Meet the SNO Designer: Thomas Wimberly

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Our very own Studio Number One designers will be having their original art on view at Power to the Parks, the upcoming week-long fundraising group exhibition to benefit the National Parks Conservation Association, in collaboration with Parks Project.

Introducing Thomas Wimberly - Studio Number One’s Graphic Designer

Q. Where are you from?

A. Louisiana, specifically just south of Baton Rouge.

Q. What’s your favorite part of working at SNO?

A. Building work that I can stand behind ethically.

Q. How would you describe your art practice?

A. Imagery condensed down to their simpler forms that can then act as a vehicle for discussion on current events and issues.

Q. What do you like to listen to while you’re working?

A. Music with a lot of energy. Oftentimes that means punk and rap.

Q. What inspired your artwork for the show?

A. The selflessness of certain park employees that chose to work without pay during the government shutdown. People who did what needed to be done - regardless.

Q. Do you have a favorite national park?

A. I really dig all of the paranormal occurrences that have been reported at Yellowstone.

For more information about the exhibit, please visit https://subliminalprojects.com/exhibitions/power-to-the-parks/.

Studio Number One Designs Art for Inner-City Arts' Summer on 7th!

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Studio Number One is proud to create the poster art for the 2nd year in a row for Inner-City Arts’ upcoming event, “Summer on 7th” which supports equal access to arts education for students in Los Angeles. Ticket proceeds support high-quality arts education for underserved LA youth.

On June 8th, experience a night of live music featured by Best Coast at Inner-City’s campus on their rooftop overlooking Downtown LA and enjoy food, drinks, art installations, and more!

More info about Inner-City Arts and tickets can be found HERE.

Angel City x Studio Number One Crafted in LA Recap

We had a great time at the opening of our art show, Crafted in LA last week. Special thanks to Angel City Brewery for having us and congrats on the launch of the new cans!

We also want to thank non-profit organizations Surfrider LA, Non-Toxic Revolution, and the League of Women Voters for participating at the event and educating us about your causes.

And finally, we appreciate all of the support from our family, friends, clients, and fans for joining the celebration! If you missed it, the exhibition is up at Angel City Brewery in Arts District, DTLA until April 1st. You’ll be able to see a collection of art by Studio Number One that was created for various marches, social and environmental causes, our voting initiative #MakeAmericaSmartAgain, and so much more.

Be sure to check out the video recap below!

Photos taken by Deric Mendes

Video Recap by Elias Wynshaw

Studio Number One's Art Director Speaks at Spotify’s Co.Lab's Panel

Earlier this month, Studio Number One’s art director Ian Stoufer was a guest panelist at Co.Lab, Spotify’s new event series designed to connect working artists with experts from across the industry and to help them grow and navigate the modern music industry.

Ian joined a panel of experts to discuss the importance of album cover art, how art can amplify an artist’s message, and the power of merchandising. Read about how he sees music and design connecting and feeding off of each other and his experience working with entertainment industry clients HERE.

SNO Designs Poster for Inner City Arts

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Studio Number One was asked to create the poster for Inner City Arts’ upcoming Summer on 7th event to support access of art education for kids and teens in Los Angeles. Summer on 7th is a night filled of art installations, food, drinks, studio tours, and a musical performance by Mayer Hawthorne and a special DJ set by Mark Ronson.

Inner City Arts has been serving the city of Los Angeles since 1989. Their mission is to provide affordable and integrated art classes for the youth of Los Angeles. Since their opening they have served nearly 200,000 students.

To buy tickets for Summer on 7th find the details on the poster and learn more about Inner City Arts by checking out their website here.

Studio Number One Named Merit Winner in HOW International Design Awards

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EB Studios, a project developed by Studio Number One, was chosen as a Merit winner out of 294 award-winning designs in the most recent HOW International Design Awards. This prestigious competition sponsored by HOW magazine recognizes excellence on a global scale—and every year honors entries from all over the world.

Studio Number One designed the logo and brand identity for EB Studios, the newly formed Los Angeles- based philanthropic film studio and streaming platform that is also an extension of The Art of Elysium charity. As long-time supporters of The Art of Elysium, Studio Number One drew inspiration from their intimate understanding of the art-based programming and community development that the charity has cultivated for more than twenty years. As a result, Studio Number One created a dynamic identity system using refined typography, gritty textures and a moody palette for the organization that speaks to its audience of discerning creative. 

This project was selected as one of 294 winning designs from around the globe. Read the full press release HERE and check out the 2018 HOW International Design Awards Galleries to check out the other winners!

Girls Build LA Leadership Summit

SNO was honored to create art to inspire and empower young women at the Girls Build LA Leadership Summit, which took place last week Friday, December 15 at the Los Angeles Convention Center and featured Secretary Hillary Clinton and Senator Kamala Harris as key speakers at the event.

Sanctioned by the LA Promise Fund, the program challenges young women from public middle and high schools in Los Angeles to use STEM principles to effect social change. Girls team up to identify and address issues in their communities, like homelessness, obesity, mental health, voter registration, and much more. Over the course of the school year, they leverage creativity, teamwork, and STEM skills to develop, implement and share their solutions to these issues. 

#GirlGaze: Uncensored

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#GirlGaze: Uncensored at Subliminal Projects

#GirlGaze: Uncensored at Subliminal Projects

 

Studio Number One had the honor of designing graphics for Subliminal Projects' latest show #GirlGaze: Uncensored, a group exhibition featuring photographs taken by young, female-identifying photographers. The show was curated by Amanda d Cadenet, who started the #GirlGaze movement to proactively increase visibility and opportunities for young female-identifying artists. The exhibition opened on Sept. 29 and closes on Oct. 28.

T-shirts by Obey Clothing featuring the exclusive illustration designed by Studio Number One are being sold with all proceeds donated back to the GirlGaze Foundation. A future release of posters featuring the illustration will be released mid-show.

Shop the #GirlGaze: Uncensored tee HERE.

SNO's Second Zine 'Crack Thrills' Now Available

With a loose theme of rock climbing, Studio Number One brings you "Crack Thrills" — a mix of abstract collages, humorous illustrations, and questionable design.

The zine is available for purchase at Subliminal Projects and Eightfold Coffee in Echo Park and Skylight Books in Los Feliz. This is a limited edition run, so grab one before they're gone!

Crack Thrills | 32 page full color | digitally printed | 8.5" x 5.5" | edition of 40

Subliminal Projects 1331 W. Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90026

Eightfold Coffee 1294 w. Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90026

Skylight Books 1818 N. Vermont Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90027

SNO Publishes Zine for Obey Clothing Pop-Up Shop in Los Angeles

Obey Clothing kicked off the launch of their Debbie Harry X Obey collaboration collection by opening its first-ever pop-up shop in Los Angeles on Aug. 10! The retail space will also have items from the Obey Clothing and OBEY Women's lines, including exclusive specialty items.Additionally, Studio Number One has designed a zine, "instant APOCALYPSE" for a special OBEY Zine Newsstand that will be open next to the pop-up shop and will include a collection of zines and prints from various artists and publishers.

If you're in the Los Angeles area, come by and pick up Studio Number One's exclusive zine at the newsstand on 7400 Melrose Ave, open every weekend in August from 12pm - 4pm. There are only a limited number of copies available so don't miss it!

PRESS: LA TIMES - Obey brand makes first foray into stand-alone retail with month-long Melrose pop-up shop

An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power - Exclusive Tote Bag

Studio Number One was commissioned to create special artwork for "An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power," the follow-up to 2006's climate change documentary. Paramount Pictures has teamed up with Alternative Apparel to create an exclusive tote bag featuring SNO's artwork to celebrate the film's release.

The tote bags were manufactured using eco-friendly fabrics consisting of a mix of jute and cotton blend. These exclusive Alternative Apparel x An Inconvenient Sequel tote bags will be available to purchase for $25 at retailer stores in New York, Los Angeles, and San Francisco, or on the brand's e-commerce site. 

An Inconvenient Sequel hits theaters nationwide starting Aug. 4. Be sure to watch this very important film and read more about the tote collaboration HERE.

 

Newport Folk Festival 2017

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Studio Number One designed several pieces of merchandise for this year's Newport Folk Festival, which takes place at Fort Adams State Park in Newport, Rhode Island with headliners Fleet Foxes, Wilco, and John Prine.

Posters, t-shirts, totes, and patches were created based on the festival's logo and the Rhode Island state flag. All merch can be purchased at the festival starting tomorrow, July 27 - 30. 

War for the Planet of the Apes

In addition to the special artwork that debuted in Las Vegas (see below) for "War for the Planet of the Apes," SNO in collaboration with our creative director, Shepard Fairey created another piece of art to promote the highly anticipated film. Twentieth Century Fox Films will be giving away this exclusive commemorative poster to viewers attending Planet of the Apes triple feature showings nationwide.

If you don't have time to see all three films at once, go check out the final movie of this thrilling trilogy when it opens wide on July 14.

 

Studio Number One Celebrates Pride Month

Just after 3 a.m. on June 28, 1969, gay patrons of the Stonewall Inn in New York City's Greenwich Village clashed with the police in what many consider the beginning of the gay rights movement.

Today we celebrate the LGBTQ community who led the fight to end harassment, persecution, and homophobic-driven discrimination.

To learn more about LGBTQ rights, visit #MakeAmericaSmartAgain's resource page HERE. 

Happy Father's Day!

To all the weird dads out there...today is YOUR DAY!

(Photo credit: rebelcircus.com)

Power Saw to the People

SNO and our creative director Shepard Fairey joined forces with former Dexter star Michael C. Hall to design a limited edition tee for the Rongdhonu Friendship Hospital, a non-profit organization helping the poor and marginalized communities Bangladesh.

Shop this t-shirt now at represent.com/dexter and help Rongdhonu continue their lifesaving efforts.