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A visual and written conversation about process and the often tangled roots of our creativity
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    The Pencil Set

    The perfect gift for a budding artist/writer or yourself, each order comes with three custom made pencils in a set. A collaboration with our friends at No Point Pencils.

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    The Tote

    Hand silkscreened, perfect for throwing all your creative utensils in one place for a midday outing or studio visit.

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    The Book

    240 pages. Offset printing with fluorescent inks, multiple paper stocks, and a clothbound cover. Get it before it hits the stores at a reduced rate.

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    The Mid Flight Set

    The Nest + 3 Risographs + The Tote, limited to 30. Add a bit of boldness to that special nook in your studio. Thanks to our friends at Never Press, we have a limited edition of Risograph prints to offer. Each set comes with three archival CMYK (with fluorescent pink) 8.5x11" prints, bringing the color collages from The Nest to life with brilliant colors and texture.

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    • The Nest: Riso Print
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    The Dreamer Set

    Looking for shelter from the sun or a place to daydream in the park, our softest collaboration yet, done with our friends at Slowtide, is the perfect companion. These 34x62" beach towels are bursting with color and made from 100% sustainably sourced cotton.

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    • The Nest: The Art Towel
    • The Nest: The Pencil Set
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    The Color Collage Set #2

    In an effort to share the secrets of the book's making, one original collage will come with this donation. Sealed in waxed paper and adhesive to archival paper (8.5x11"), the transfer of goods will come signed in pencil with an official note of authenticity, stamped, signed and dated.

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    • The Nest: The Book
    • The Nest: Original Color Collage
    • The Nest: The Tote
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    The Origin Set

    The Nest + 6 color Inside Out & Upside Down screenprint, This is a 6 color hand printed silkscreen that is the prompt for this book. Printed in LA by Tom Kracauer in 2020, it acts as the official print for the exhibit, Inside Out & Upside Down. Measured at 20x28" this buzzing beauty is an edition of 50, with only 5 prints to offer at a reduced rate for this project.

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    • Inside Out & Upside Down Silkscreen
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    The Custom Flag

    Mark your creative space at home or work. A collaboration with friend and mentor, Scott Richards from Slightly Choppy), offers an extremely rare opportunity to own one of a kind handmade (19x11”) canvas flags embellished with silk screened graphic bits from the book.

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    • The Flag
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    The Archival Print Set #2

    The Nest + Neonative 05 Print, limited to 2. One of series of collages developed to make prints that became a book, these prints explore the formal and conceptual ties between Navajo Prints, WWI Dazzle Ships, and 80s skate culture. Similar to The Nest, the process provided room to maneuver while exploring seemingly disparate cultures. All prints are hand silk screened and measured at 18x24".

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    The Archival Print Set #3

    The Nest + Harsh Print, limited to 2. A personal favorite made while at CalArts, designed in collaboration with Stefano Giustiniani. The print features fluorescent gradients and a curious cabinet with a classy watch. The prints were hand silk screened 4 colors and measured 18x24". Honestly, I wish that I had more of these prints to offer...

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    The Mentor Set

    As a designer/educator, the most fulfilling part of the creative process is sharing work and the ideas that started the journey. This reward guarantees, a virtual class (10-15 students) critique of final projects, short explanation/discussion of The Nest and Q/A about the future of design.

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    • The Nest: The Book
    • Class Critique
    • Inside Out & Upside Down Silkscreen
    • The Nest: The Pencil Set
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    The Studio Set

    The perfect gift for the studio. This reward guarantees 10 copies of The Nest plus the Inside Out & Upside Down Print.

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    • Inside Out & Upside Down Silkscreen
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    The Collector's Set

    For the collectors of fine content and room to share with friends, we offer you an amazing take home set for your walls, shelves, and empty flat files.

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    • The Nest: The Book
    • Inside Out & Upside Down Silkscreen
    • The Nest: Original Color Collage
    • The Nest: Original Black and White Collage
    • Inside Out & Upside Down Book
    • The Nest: Riso Print
    • The Nest: ARRRchival Zine
    • RRR.002 Zine
    • RRR.003 Zine
    • The Nest: The Pencil Set
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    Early Bird Book #1

    240 pages. Offset printing with fluorescent inks, multiple paper stocks, and a clothbound cover. A special early edition rate for our first 50 backers.

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    The ARRRchival Zine Set

    The Nest + RRR.002 + RRR.003. We're opening the archive to share our last few copies of the collaborative zine, RRR. A project that asked an international group of artists to take a moment from their daily routine to explore the surrounding environment and frame it in a new way.

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    The Companion Set

    Two books: The Nest + the Inside Out & Upside Down book. Recently published, Inside Out & Upside Down: Posters from Calarts (1970-2019), the comprehensive book showcasing CalArts Posters was designed and curated by Michael Worthington. Released with 70 Unique covers designed by current students, facility, and alumni.

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    The B/W Collage Set

    In an effort to share the secrets of the book's making, one original collage will come with this donation. Sealed in waxed paper and adhesive to archival paper (11x17"), the transfer of goods will come signed in pencil with an official note of authenticity, stamped, signed and dated.

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    • The Nest: The Book
    • The Nest: Original Black and White Collage
    • The Nest: The Tote
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    The Color Collage Set

    In an effort to share the secrets of the book's making, one original collage will come with this donation. Sealed in waxed paper and adhesive to archival paper (8.5x11"), the transfer of goods will come signed in pencil with an official note of authenticity, stamped, signed and dated.

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    • The Nest: The Book
    • The Nest: Original Color Collage
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    The Archival Print Set #1

    The Nest + CA-Cruise Silkscreen Print. This is a 6 color hand printed silkscreen that embodies the energy and history of surf/skate culture. A collaboration between designer Scott Massey & photographer Grant Ellis, printed in LA by Tom Kracauer in 2019. Measured at 36x48" this buzzing beauty is an edition of 15, with only 2 prints to offer at a reduced rate for this project.

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    New Collection Bundle

    Special bundle for the team at New Collection.

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    • 10× The Nest: The Book
    • 10× The Flag
    • CA-Cruise Print
    • The Nest: Original Color Collage
    • The Nest: Original Black and White Collage
    • The Nest: Riso Print
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