The Given Collective

Kegs are BOOMING!


I am happy to say that production on Keg O’ Boom is going along strong and orders should start shipping early next week! Who’s excited?

Illustration Inspiration


Here is something to lift your Thursday a bit, some slick as balls illustration. Sweet stylisation, perfectly placed dashes of colour and pop culture refrences a plenty make these pieces from Meixco based artist Cesar Moreno.

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Graf Image of the Day


More Super Hero Loving, again out of London.

Graf Image of The Day


Hulk smash in London Town.

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Containing Banksy


Arguably the most famous graffiti artist to ever lift a spray can, Banksy seems to often find himself in a difficult spot. Whether it’s the numerous (fake)copies of his work available for purchase in any market in London, or people knocking down walls to get hold of his originals, the price for his anonymousity is that others profit from his work on a daily basis. In a now bizarre turn of events the subversive artist who would get buffed out instantly to quell his political statements, is now not only supported by the Government he opposes, but protected by it as well.

See above the protective casing for Banksy’s latest piece.

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Ink Stories 1


It didnt surprise me when Tattoo Age became one of the most popular recurring features on this blog, sadly however the series ended. Luckily it would seem that we now have a new avenue for our fix on tattoo culture, in the form of Ink Stories. While the episodes are a bit shorter that Tattoo Age, it definitely still looks like pure class. Enjoy!

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Rest In Piece


With my natural afinity to graffiti and my love for the Beastie Boys, this brilliant homage from artist AROE was always going to find a spot on the blog. Absolutely quality work as a tribute to MCA and a nice homage to their debut album License to Ill.

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Flashing Lights


Tron meets the horse men of the appocolypse, that was my first thought, when seeing these works from Mateusz Sypien. Pretty trippy stuff, but very rad indeed.  The series is entitled “Death in Motion”.

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