Turning Scrap Wood into Works of Art

What is retired wood?  It’s like reclaimed wood, but better.  Retired wood is wood that has a long history of work behind it.  Maybe it was an old fence, or a barn, or the floor in the local pub.  It might be older than you or me.  It’s been around the block. Jaclyn Miller’s love…

A Night of Bitcoin & Art in Brooklyn

Every time someone walked through the door of RABBITHOLESTUDIO, I felt like pulling out my camera and taking a picture – and often, I did. “I can’t believe how many people are here,” I said to anyone who happened to be standing near me. It was an abnormally warm Thursday night in early January; art covered the…

Kialara Brings Collaboration to the New Signature Series

“I would challenge artists: Ask not what Bitcoin can do for you. Ask what you can do for Bitcoin,” Max Mellenbruch told me. Mellenbruch himself is certainly taking that challenge to heart with his Kialara, a physical Bitcoin that doubles as an intricate & breathtaking art piece. First announced in a Reddit post last year, the Kialara immediately became…

Tying Bitcoin into Your Wardrobe with Cyberoptix

What’s the classiest way to communicate your passion for cryptocurrency? How about a subtle & stylish Bitcoin tie? Recently, Cyberoptix Tie Lab announced that all of their products would be available for purchase with Bitcoin – including ties with a new cryptocurrency-inspired pattern. Since 2005, Cyberoptix Tie Lab has been bringing unique designs to neckties and…

Art Toys & Bitcoin Gods: An Interview with Bazak

“Some years ago, I traveled to Tokyo and found out about the world of art toys, and I fell in love with it,” Bazak explained to me. Although the About page of his website describes the Barcelona-based artist first as a graphic designer, I was especially intrigued by his passion for art toys. “I could not…

Welcome to Cryptonation: An Interview with Gustavo Araújo

Do Bitcoin users think differently? Gustavo Araújo, founder and creative director of Cryptonation.soy, believes that they do. “They are usually people with a libertarian spirit, and they are more open minded,” Araújo explained to me. “The world will be transformed (and already has been) thanks to people like this.” For over two months, Cryptonation has…

Promoting Bitcoin with Style: An Interview with Pro Crypto

On a quest to add Bitcoin clothing to my wardrobe, I realized that there are a lot of terrible options out there. Images of bitcoins just slapped onto a plain white background, blocky text declaring common cliches, the “I Love NY” logo reformatted over & over again… Luckily for me, Gordon Ligon & Marty Payette…

Dinosaurs, Pizza, and the Periodic Table!

By now, you may using bitcoins to discover the best workout routines with Gymnut. But did you know you can also use bitcoins to stay on trend while you exercise? It’s way more fun to workout while wearing unique patterned leggings, and eatmeclothing on Etsy has you covered! In addition to leggings, the shop sells dresses, backpacks,…

“The Worldwide Ledger”: An Interview with Wallis Creative

Lee Wallis will design your website, convert the designs into a functioning site, set up marketing services, and more – and he’ll do it for Bitcoin. In fact, he was initially inspired to start his own business when the directors at his previous company refused to accept Bitcoin as payment from their clients. Wallis felt so strongly about…