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My Thoughts On The Matter 003 – The Future Of The Résumé

It’s time for the third transmission of #MyThoughtsOnTheMatter, the semi-regular webisode filmed with the intent of giving you a space to share your thoughts on topics ranging from acorns to zebras. You can join the conversation by posting your responses within your own social media channels or on ours! In this episode, we’re going to…

Should I Hire a Contractor or Keep Creative In-house?

The world’s most respected brands such as Nike, Coca-Cola, and Patagonia understand that in order to think swiftly, operate objectively, and maintain a sharp competitive advantage, they must employ the strengths of contracted consultants in the fields of branding, design, social media strategy, public relations, and creative direction. These external firms operate like an extension…

My Thoughts On The Matter 002 – The Fate of Music Formats?

It’s time for the second transmission of #MyThoughtsOnTheMatter, the semi-regular webisode filmed with the intent of giving you a space to share your thoughts on topics ranging from apples to zucchini. You can join the conversation by posting your responses within your own social media channels or on ours! In this episode, we’re going to…

Behind the DVS Rebrand

DVS is a global footwear brand that was founded in 1995 by the Dunlap brothers and Tim Gavin. It has always remained dedicated to inspiring youth to have fun and always push forward. This re-brand project occurred in 2013-2014 and was led by Creative Director Kelly D Williams. The initial logo was created by early…

Vogue x Rodney Mullen in 360 Degrees

In nearly every way possible, Rodney Mullin is an absolute legend. From the beginning of his pro skateboarding career in the ’80s to his relentless introduction of seemingly impossible tricks over the years, he is usually the first person to be mentioned in conversations about freestyle skateboarding’s transition into modern street skating – something that…

Social Media With A Strategy

  “79% of people ages 18-44 have their smartphones within arms reach 22 hours a day.” – Adweek   One of the most common misconceptions we hear regarding social media is that it is merely another free-and-therefore-fleeting marketing channel, causing it to be an afterthought when discussing budgets and staff responsibilities. Can you identify any…

My Thoughts On The Matter 001 – Spellcheck This!

Welcome to the first transmission of “My Thoughts on The Matter”, the semi-regular webisode we film with the intent of giving you a space to share your thoughts on topics ranging from music to typography. You can become involved in the conversation by posting your responses within your own social media channels or on ours!…

The Real Mutation of The Ninja Turtles

With what began as a joke between friends, Kevin Eastman and Peter Laird turned Eastman and Laird’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles into a huge comic success, eventually creating five feature-length movies, three television series and a sudden burst in pet turtle sales during the ’80s. Let’s have a look at the evolution of the turtles…

De Marchi Presents: Dawn Of The Pros

Born at the turn of the twentieth century, Emilio De Marchi was a friend of cycling pros such as Ottavio Bottecchia, Fausto Coppi, Giordano Cottur and a list of others including later legends like Basso and Moser. De Marchi’s career began as a bike and motorcycle mechanic, where he eventually became actively involved in some…

Rapha La Centième Prints Celebrate 100 Years of The Tour De France

Geoff McFetridge is one of the many artists who have recently teamed up with Rapha Cycling to release a limited series of prints in conjunction with the 100th edition of the Tour de France. As it turns out, they sold out almost immediately. This article originally appeared on Kelly’s RadCollector column.

The Priest, They Called Him

In 1993 Kurt Cobain and William S. Burroughs released a rarely-discussed spoken word record entitled “The Priest, They Called Him.”  Since I was a fan of both contributors, I eagerly purchased the album so I could complete a collection I was working towards. Bad idea; the album sucked. Live and learn. Around 6 years after…

Mark Ward at Bleach London

Mark Ward’s Stussy-sponsored solo exhibit at Bleach London features his latest work and has been such a success that the show was extended until September 9th. Mark’s been a busy lad, releasing a recent collaboration with Broadcast and now this amazing group of work. Click here for the documentary. This article originally appeared on Kelly’s…

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