Ruffian It Up @ Fashion Week

Aug 28

Ruffian It Up @ Fashion Week

In fashion, detail is everything.  For hot new design house Ruffian, attention to detail begins with the sketches and illustrations that will ultimately become their collections. For this Prismacolor is proud to be heading to New York Fashion Week with this amazing designer.

Hear more about the men behind the designs, how Prismacolor allows them to bring their inspiration to life and how you can be a part of all the action!

Fall in Love with Leona

Feb 14

Fall in Love with Leona

With the tagline “Keep Loving Leona” there is no better way to ring in this Valentine’s Day then an interview with the one and only Lauren Leonard, the fabulous designer behind Leona clothing.   Not only are her finished designs wearable fabric magic, but her sketches and designs are works of art in their own right.

Swoon along with me as  Lauren shares how she finds inspiration and why she chose Nashville as her fashion haven.

Art of Organization

Dec 09

Art of Organization

While you pour your soul into CREATING amazing works of art WITH our products could you imagine displaying the tools themselves AS art?!

An Interview with an Industrial Designer

Oct 31

An Interview with an Industrial Designer

Industrial designer JD Orr, is not only an  incredibly talented and successful designer but he also happens to be the man behind the amazing new art featured on the Prismacolor Art Marker packaging! This awesomely energetic individual will inspire you to bust down the door of creativity and then start looking for another one!

A car and Prismacolor enthusiast, we jumped at the chance to chat with him about what revs his creativity engine and how he turned his passion into a very cool career.

Want to learn more? Well, you just need to click right here!

Heavy Metal

Sep 27

Heavy Metal

Diana visited the Greenwich Village Art Fair in Rockford, Illinois this past weekend to highlight jewelry designer Deb Karash and her unique use of Prismacolor Colored Pencils.

Read on to learn more about Deb, her jewelry and how she infuses colored pencil into the metal of her work!

What I Wore…begins with some Uninhibited sketching

Aug 04

What I Wore…begins with some Uninhibited sketching

Prismacolor markers were recently featured on the VERY chic and stylish What I Wore fashion blog, hosted by none-other than the very chic and stylish, Jessica Quirk.

Jessica started her daily fashion blog over 4 years ago and has been delighting the fashion masses with her sassy sense of style and candid conversation ever since.

Drawn to Design

Jun 01

Drawn to Design

 Art. Uninhibited has been  hijacked by our intern! (OK, OK, we let her).

 Caitlin Ursini ( @inktern), Junior Journalism major from lovely Indiana University,  is spending her summer being dunked into the colorful and creative world of Prismacolor! She’s only been here a few weeks but we thought it was about time we let her unleash her creative side and give her a shot at the big time…

Take it away, Caitlin!

Midnight in the Garden of Art and Design

May 24

Midnight in the Garden of Art and Design

Savannah, Georgia, made famous as the setting for the John Berendt’s novel, Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil, played host to Diana, our resident Fine Art Consumer Specialist, last week. She visited the Savannah College of Art and Design to deliver another fabulous Prismacolor demonstration for students and teachers alike.

Experience the southern hospitality for yourself and read on!

Tools of the Trade

May 17

Tools of the Trade

 

F rom Fast Company’s May issue, in “Tools of My Trade,” famed architectural designer, Steve Weindel lists Prismacolor colored pencils as one of his top tools! The principal designer at architecture giant, Gensler, always has Prismacolor colored pencils on hand, despite having advanced computer programs available. “There’s nothing like them,” he says. Weindel emphasized how much his clients appreciate the hand-drawn designs, including his latest project, San Francisco International Airport’s newly renovated Terminal 2, which opened in April.

Catch the full story here.

Show Me What You’re Working With (Part I)

May 10

Show Me What You’re Working With (Part I)
 F
 rom Fashion shows to portfolio nights, the Prismacolor team was all over the Second City last week and Diana is bringing it all to you! Between visiting Millennium Park in Downtown Chicago for School of the Art Institue of Chicago 2011 Fashion Show then off to the College of DuPage for Student Portfolio Night in Glen, Ellyn, IL,. I dont know how they managed to get everything done!
 
Diana, Sheryl and Laura did so much that  it felt right to dedicate a second post to their adventures,  so keep an eye out for Part II!  
 

In the meantime, enjoy  the bright lights of  SAIC’s The Fashion Show 2011—featuring more than 250 garments from SAIC’s Fashion Design BFA candidates showcased by 60 professional models from Factor Runway—the largest ever in the show’s 77-year history, according to SAIC’s website.