Category Archives: Plug

Adventures In Design Podcast Interview

I had a great conversation with Mark Brickey of the Adventures In Design podcast recently. I’d love for you to check it out. Here are the details: AID-AM 31 Brandon Rike “Hardcore Graduate” Brandon Rike learned his discipline in life … Continue reading 

Racing Machetes Tees – 15 Bones

A while back, I launched a small run of tees for The Racing Machetes. As life got busy, I temporarily shut down the webstore – with hopes of opening it back up. I’ve opened the store back up, and orders … Continue reading 

Creative Works Memphis – My Take.

The heavy pistons that were pounding in my soul have subsided to a gentle hum. The chaos that has been hindering every thought is now still. Clarity. My chin comes back up, and I can finally see the path in … Continue reading 

Miller High Life x Harley – Artist Series

Every now and then, crazy awesome projects come along. Very happy to have been able to be a part of Miller High Life x Harley Davidson Artist Series limited edition cans. Here’s the can that I designed – in stores … Continue reading 

Good Reviews

The first week of my online class on Lettering has been great. Lots of students submitting great work, and giving great feedback. If you haven’t checked it out, take a look at Lettering Made Simple: Efficient Methods for Custom Type. … Continue reading 

Class is Open!

Today is a big day for me. I’ve worked very hard on putting together a Skillshare class to show people my real process and workflow for making band tees. Enroll in the class! It was a lot of fun putting … Continue reading 

Balance, Challenges, and Happiness

Two media outlets caught up with me last week – both inquiring about similar topics. I sat down over Google Hangout with Joel Beukelman and Aaron Irizarry of The Blnce Podcast. They referenced my previous article, “Lessons Of The Grind,” … Continue reading 

Thread Council

As most of you know, I’ve been designing merch for bands since I was a teenager. I’ve been doing it as an occupation for the past decade. Band merchandise makes up 95% of my work load, and I’ve been extremely … Continue reading 

Underoath Farewell Poster

I did my first merch design for Underoath a decade ago, while my band was touring with them. Since then, I’ve steadily contributed to their various runs of merch, and have been honored to continually be asked to create more … Continue reading 

Machete Monday!

I’m doing a Cyber Monday sale, calling it “Machete Monday!” Visit The Racing Machetes web store and enter promo code MACHETEMONDAY to get $10 off any tee. Get There Fast!  

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