Grotesk

Latest Post - Monday, September 8th, 2014 at 6:52 pm

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How does a Swiss born, Belgian trained, graphic designer end up doing t-shirts for Spike Lee, collaborating with Bushwick graffiti vandals, and earning a Phd in vintage American sports uniforms? Over the past ten years, Kimou Meyer (aka Grotesk) has worked with almost all the key players in New York’s brand underground, drawing on his classical training and outsider’s perspective to develop an iconic graphic language and style.

Recent News by Grotesk

Sacha Jenkins Teaching “Graffiti for Designers” Course at Pratt Institute

By Grotesk - Monday, September 8, 2014

This should be a very interesting class at Pratt: This fall, Sacha Jenkins will be teaching a class at Pratt’s Center for Continuing and Professional Studies called Graffiti For Designers. The revolutionary course will examine the tenets of writing culture, and how they relate to and can be applied to graphic design. “GFD presents an opportunity for artists to expand upon their areas of expertise, to better understand the aesthetics of writing so when they do visually borrow from this rich language,  » Read more about: Sacha Jenkins Teaching “Graffiti for Designers” Course at Pratt Institute  »

SNOW BEACH by Grotesk & Case Studyo

By Grotesk - Thursday, May 22, 2014

SNOW BEACH: Edition of 20 with 3 Artist Proofs Size: 19,5″ x 7.25″ x 4.5″ Medium: Hand Sprayed Acrylic and screen printed logos on Red Nordic Pinewood Sculpture comes in a screen printed poplar wood box Available Friday, May the 23rd 2014 at casestudyo “Back in Switzerland in my DJ days, I saw the Wu-Tang Clan video ‘Can It All Be So Simple’ on MTV and Raekwon was wearing this cryptic jacket that just said ‘SNOW BEACH’ on the chest.  » Read more about: SNOW BEACH by Grotesk & Case Studyo  »

No MAS PRESENTS: THE CITY OF CHAMPIONS COLLECTION

By Grotesk - Thursday, May 8, 2014

We have a new collection available on No Mas website. Get ready for your summer in the city and get some. With all respect to Pittsburgh there’s only one city of Champions and it has five boroughs. Birthplace of Michaels Jordan and Tyson, home town to teams with more titles than any other in the nation. No Mas pays tribute to the city that never weeps with a collection of new vintage objects—shirts, vinyl, pennants, posters,  » Read more about: No MAS PRESENTS: THE CITY OF CHAMPIONS COLLECTION  »

DRIVE BY SHOOTING FEBRUARY 2014

By Grotesk - Tuesday, March 11, 2014

After digesting my addiction to instagram, I am coming back blogging as I felt the need to present some landscape photos and other matters. Here is a first “new” post that hopefully will be followed by many others. {image-12} {image-1} {image-11} {image-2} {image-3} {image-4} {image-6} {image-5} {image-7} {image-8} {image-13} {image-9} {image-10} {image-14} {image-15}  » Read more about: DRIVE BY SHOOTING FEBRUARY 2014  »