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“A Product of Design” // Exhibition at the Scion Installation LA Gallery

Posted in Artists, Events, Friends by Gluekit on September 10, 2011

Gluekit (the team behind Part of It)  is curating the show “A Product of Design” at the Scion Installation LA Gallery in Culver City. The show will be on view from September 17 to October 8, 2011 with an opening reception on September 17 which we’d love for you to attend! Please RSVP here.

The show is a celebration of the passion projects of designers we love, and we’ve brought together a number of our favorite designers to showcase their products and artwork. Part of It artist Geoff McFetridge will have some original artwork in the show– he’ll be showing with the skateboard company Solitary Arts, which he runs with Yong-Ki Chang. SA Family members Jef Hartsel, Bob Lake,  photographer Isaac McKay-Randozzi (Color Magazine, SLAP, Juxtapoz), and Mark Kushimi (owner of Contrast Magazine out of Hawaii) will also be showing their work.

Other folks in the show are: Ben Blanc Studio, Booji, Best Made Company, Colophon Foundry (all the way from the UK!), JB Classics, Hugo & Marie, Various Projects, and The Quiet Life.

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///DIY in THE BIG IDEA. @ Scion Installation LA

Posted in Artists, Events by Gluekit on June 14, 2011

Part of It artists and friends ///DIY will be in a new show at the Scion Installation L.A. with a fantastic coterie of artists (including Emily Forgot, Ill-Studio, Andy Rementer, and Mario Hugo) under the management of Monsieur L’Agent. Framed around an homage to magazine cover pioneer George Lois, the show asks artists to wrestle with the concept of “The Big Idea.”

Benjamin Critton and the IFS, Ltd.

Posted in Artists by Gluekit on November 23, 2010

Mike Perry

Posted in Artists by Gluekit on October 10, 2010

Mike rocking it on the wall. A new colorway (grey base tee) for his “It’s Just You and Me” shirt for Part of It just arrived and is now available!

Jeremyville!

Posted in Artists, Products by Gluekit on July 1, 2010

Part of It artist Jeremyville will soon be releasing new toys at Kid Robot! From love and money to death and cheeseburgers, each 1-inch musing from the Thoughts in Jeremyville runs amok through the mind of Australian artist.

It Was On Earth…

Posted in Artists, Events by Gluekit on February 11, 2010

Mark Owens is part of the Sixpack France show, It Was On Earth That I Knew Joy, at the Scion Installation LA Gallery in Culver City, California. The exhibition includes a whole host of awesome artists including Cody Hudson and Steven Harrington. The show runs from February 20 to March 13, 2010.

Mark designed a classic “Inherit the Wind” typographic tee and tote for Part of It.

Mike Perry at Live Now

Posted in Artists, Links by Gluekit on February 10, 2010

Part of It artist and all-around prolific dude Mike Perry (creator of the “It’s Just You and Me” tee) is part of another wonderful endeavor: Live Now – A Community of Happiness.

Founded by Eric Smith (idrawallday) after he was diagnosed with cancer, Live Now celebrates the notion of pursuing conscious and happy lives with typographic renderings of positive and uplifting statements from a growing community of type aficionados. Check out the website— it’s a great reminder to make the most of every moment and live life with zest and passion.

This, LA Opening

Posted in Artists, Events by Gluekit on February 3, 2010

Participating Part of It artists (and friends!) Dustin Hostetler (UPSO) and Damien Correll are part of an awesome new opening show at This, LA, a spankin’ new gallery in Los Angeles. The line-up is absolutely stellar for the gallery’s first show. Check out the This,LA blog for more info!

Mike Perry will be speaking at the Yale Art Gallery

Posted in Artists, Events by Gluekit on February 2, 2010

Mike Perry will be giving a talk at the Yale University Art Gallery on February 25, at 6:00 pm. The talk is titled “Make, Make, Make!” and admission of free and open to the public. He is the author of Hand Job: A Catalog of Type and Over and Over: A Catalog of Hand-Drawn Patterns, both published by Princeton Architectural Press. Mike created the “It’s Just You and Me” t-shirt for Part of It.

More info:
http://www.mikeperrystudio.com/blog#Yale+Artist+Talk

Creative Couples: Dustin & Jemma (Are Awesome)

Posted in Artists by Gluekit on February 2, 2010

Dustin (UPSO) designed Part of It’s Make Art Now! t-shirt and tote bag. He and Jemma Hostetler (née Gura) are a husband and wife team living and working in Toledo’s historic Old West End. Check out their interview at The Strange Attactor.

via: The Strange Attractor

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