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Find What You Love And Let It Kill You :: Meet David M. Smith, Graphic Designer by Brian Sin

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Find What You Love And Let It Kill You :: Meet David M. Smith, Graphic Designer by Brian Sin

There has always been the age-old argument of “where you’re from” defining who you are as a person. As I’ve grown older, I’ve realized that you are the person that you choose to be, even when it comes to choosing your creative avenue. Living in this day and age where getting into a subculture is as easy as a Google search, it sometimes takes away the discovery and innocence of it all. Growing up for some is the complete opposite. Some of us had to really dig in and do our cultural research. San Francisco-based graphic designer David M. Smith aka...

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What The Deteriorating Retail Landscape Can Learn From Streetwear by Peter Yeh

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What The Deteriorating Retail Landscape Can Learn From Streetwear by Peter Yeh

What The Deteriorating Retail Landscape Can Learn From Streetwear While there will always be a need for the shopping mall, the retail landscape is slowly deteriorating. Kids spend more time on Instagram and Snapchat than they do at the local mall. Social media has taken the social experience out of buying. This has led to a strange shift that streetwear seems to have always understood. Take PacSun for example—here is a nationwide chain that is currently trading for pennies on the NYSE, conversely the introduction of a Supreme online shop in 2010 did little to deter fans from camping in...

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Which Boost Is Best? Ultra Boost VS NMD’s

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Which Boost Is Best? Ultra Boost VS NMD’s

  The Ultra Boost vs. the NMD. Two of the most gassed shoes on the market, both courtesy of Adidas, and both featuring the best cushioning technology on the market, Boost foam. Some sneakerheads prefer the Ultra Boost. Some prefer the NMD. A lot of sneaker heads love them both. But today’s the day we crown a champion. We’re throwing them in the ring, using boxing-style scoring (winner gets 10 points, the opponent 9 or less) to determine which shoe is better … and as it is a championship match after all, there will be five rounds, each focused on...

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