Awesome Tag

2014 March Logo Madness – Champion

That’s it, that’s all. Fin.Once again, the battles were close with JSLV & Hydro74 at each other’s throats all day long. And it stayed that way. One would go ahead by a vote, then the other would tie it. Then they’d both get a vote....

Your day’s about to get a lot better.

Anybody knows that everybody finds ways to spend their Friday's not working. Well, here's a couple videos to bide your time until the clock strikes 5 o'clock.Up top is Major Lazer - Original Don, another is insideThe Chemical Brothers - The Salmon Dance ...

Duck Sauce / It’s You

With a name like Duck Sauce, they had a lot to live up to for the video but I think they nailed it. Favorite song at the moment....

Jack whiskey barrel drum

Super rad drum made from Jack Daniel's barrels for the Jack & Zac series.Sent in by Daran Brossard...

Does it get better than this?

We Think not.Tokyo's Aqua City Odaiba shopping mall erected their awesome Godzilla Christmas Tree years ago. Ten years on we've gotta think someone out there has been similarly creative. Thanks Core77...

Red Bull Rampage

The Red Bull Rampage went down last weekend. Backcountry snowboarding on a bike wouldn’t be a bad comparison in our eyes, check out some more of the action after the jump & see if you agree.

Logo History

Too much hustle around here lately, saw this & couldn't resist popping it up on the blog though. It's a little outdated but still interesting to check out. ...

Come One Come All

HRE Open House this weekend. Come see some work we did & a whole lot of awesome work others did....

Waiting for Lightning

Can't wait to see this. Worked with / for Danny for a while. Went out to Glamis one time with him because he wanted to build a huge gap & quarter pipe in the dunes to skate on. I thought it was the craziest thing...

Big Daddy Ed Roth

At the bookstore the other night & came across an article on one of my favorite artists of all time, Big Daddy Ed Roth. The stuff he did 50 years ago would fit in today. Whatever style you want to call it, he & Jim...

Shadow S-Crow Shirt

I love this design. Maybe because I did it, maybe because my name's Scott, who knows...

Eames the architect and the painter

The Eames movie premieres in a couple weeks on November 18th in theaters & will be on tv December 18th. Clear your calendar & set your DVR....

So, you’re going to be in Taiwan

This is where you should go. Jim Phillips Art Show - The Dreamers 14th to 23th Oct, 2011. At Delta Skateboard Store in Taipei, Taiwan. Blood Sweat Vector...

Animoog iPad App – $1!!

This is too cool not to post. Moog, THE sythesiser company just released it's iPad app. For a buck. Well, at least until they bump it up to $30. Check it here Animoog...

THIS IS (val)HALLOWEEN

That's right, the best time of the year is upon us! Use the code "THE WEEN" for a 20% discount in our store!...

Awesome at the front door.

A whole lot of awesome showed up at the door today. I love it when any surprise package comes in but three in a day is like Christmas to me! GodMachine, Hydro74 & The Shadow Conspiracy all come through with some amazing. Check after the jump for details, stories & links.

These prints go to 11

Busy with the hustle recently but it doesn't mean awesome isn't out there to find. Pop Chart Lab's Periodic Table of Heavy Metals is pretty amazing. A table of 303 heavy metals--from AC/DC to Zyklon--charted according to genre in an edition of 1000 for $20....

Free Fatboy mixes for your holiday bash

This might come as a surprise to some, but the iTunes around the shop is filled with just about every genre-music imaginable. For the electronic DJ genre, Fatboy Slim can't be touched. His mixes are incredible & he's even better live but what's better than...

Your Friday is now booked.

Metal Shirt Collection. Staring down 600+ metal shirts. Oh man. Like this one, right when Pushead started to do Metallica's shirts or any of the Iron Maiden shirts. Take some time, there's some pretty amazing work in there...

Not another random post.

Oh hell no. Love snakes, super cool creatures. But see how these have diamond shaped heads? That means they’re not nice snakes. Pretty amazing collection of snake photos over this way.

Great font called Crescendo by Canadatype, featured in this post over on Quipsologies
More snake photos & fun after the jump!

Polish Book Cover Contest

Pretty cool contest over here, put on by the folks at 50 Watts. Design a book cover, Polish style. Anyone who's ever eaten a Pierogi knows that Polish people are some amazing cooks but did you know they also have some pretty amazing design? Check...

Dana Tanamachi chalking it up

Great work by Dana Tanamachi at theAce Hotel, chalking it up. She does some amazing work & it's pretty cool to see her rock it on time-lapse camera...

Helvetica Film

The film goes in depth on the history of the font, from it's origins as an "updated Akzidenz Grotesk" to it's place today. Featuring interviews with a just about every big name you can think of in the design world; Massimo Vignelli, David Carson, Lars...

Vintage Beer Collection

Great collection of vintage beer cans. All are amazing, some are also amazingly funny. Up top, who are you going to drink with – The Duke or JR Ewing? Check out JR’s tag line down at the bottom of the can. Follow the jump for 36 more cans & a link to the source with 130 more!

Check check check check it out

Can't deny it, I've loved the Beastie Boys music since I was in 7th grade. Thick or thin, whether they were popular or not, they're like Star Wars for me. Check out their new album on Soundcloud for freeeeeeeeeee http://soundcloud.com/beastieboys...

Type (dork) Post

This is just too cool not to share. The good folks at House Industries took on the herculean task of getting Photo Lettering's catalog of work online for non-house employees to use in their stuff! LOADS of great work over there, so many unique fonts,...

LOVE by Angels & Airwaves

This is huge and it's really just the beginning. Been working for the past couple months with the band Angels & Airwaves and their management on the branding / collateral for their five-year-in-the-making movie, LOVE. The Apple Trailer site just went up this evening, up...

AT-AT Day Afternoon

AT-AT day afternoon How about an awesome video from Patrick Boivin to stave off your case of the Mondays?...

Lubalin’s U&lc available online!

Pretty cool news here that I spotted over on Grain Edit a few days ago. Back Issues of U&lc (that's upper & lower case) magazine are available online! The first 3 are up, AD'd by the late, great Herb Lubalin! Check em out while they're...

Optical Dillusion on Quipsologies!

Our Optical Dillusion font was featured on Under Consideration's Quipsologies blog a few days back. Pretty cool to be amongst such amazing work! It's currently on page 9 but that'll probably change by the end of the day. Click on the pick up above to...

Whole lotta awesome

Dang, check this jem out! Veer's Fred & Fred Jr Moose Trophy Puzzles. Amazing. Thanks to James for alerting of of this Jewel!...

Full Moon on Abbey Road shirt!

That’s right, our first foray into merchandise celebrates the greatest holiday ever, Halloween! Full Moon on Abbey Road is available for Men & Women, Ghosts & Ghouls in just about every size you can imagine. Printed on black ringspun / combed cotton (men’s / women’s) these are ready to go. Check out a design detail after the jump or click on the picture above to go to the store & get one!

There’s still time to get a shirt by Valhalloween!

This is Valhalloween, Valhalloween…..

That's right, it's not Halloween, it's VALHALLOWEEN! We're big fans of the greatest holiday ever over here, so much so that we do a special Valhalloween website for our main portfolio, check it out! Valhalloween site...

AWSM Jim Phillips interview

Saw Remind’s product over on AWSM & checked out an interview they have on their site, Remind Insoles. We got the chance to work with Jim a few years back on the Ascape project we did & he was the coolest guy to work with. Funny that one of the things he’s most proud of about his career is inspiring kids to become artists & designers… It’s safe to say that he’s a major inspiration & one of the reasons I’m doing what I do. I can think of a slew of things that would be worse than hanging out with Jim Phillips for the weekend, these guys did it & filmed it for us to check out. There’s 4 parts in the series, the rest are after the jump.

A hot cup of what the!?!

Saw this over on Werd and it's just too AWSM to not post. Apparently Canon, being the photography badasses that they are, decided to make these up for the photographers at the recent Vancouver Olympics. Pretty dang amazing in my book, almost makes me want...

Classic soda packaging

A while back, we did a post on vintage packaging (here). Looking around on the treasure trove known as Lovely Package today while doing some research, we came across some more jewels from yesteryear. Follow after the jump if you want to see more!

Is the red blood?


We came across Jeff’s work somewhere in the last few days and thought we’d post it up on here. These are cut paper people, not multiple layered photoshop documents. Nice to see someone getting their hands dirty (or bloody when fingertip & xacto meet, you think the red on this one is blood?) and doing some amazing stuff for people to see. More of his artwork after the jump!

Rube Goldberg would be proud

The video's been around a while but it's hard to argue that the visuals in it are pretty awesome. The Rube Goldberg style of continual randomness is just to awesome not to post up....

on the road to Ummmm

Found this on Andy's Bend Press site, a 10 minute movie on Thomas Campbell preparing for his show in Denmark. I love Thomas' work. I talked to him about being included on the Ascape project as well but, alas, he was under contract with Paul...

Bringing heat that makes Al Gore cry


That’s what Portillo’s does. It’s hard to say what’s better, the absurdly delicious food or the amazing hand painted signs. Of course 99.9% of the people who frequent their establishments probably never even notice but being the design dorks that we are – you know we do.

The ship has sailed…

pirateTeaserSad weekend over here at the Valhalla HQ. Last week, we made the decision that our beloved Pirate ship fooseball table maybe really wasn’t necessary to have at the office. We posted it up on Craigslist and by the end of the week amongst the comments and “how did you do that’s”, we had a buyer.