The Rad & The Wild with Chicago Artist, Noël Morical!

Bird Trouble is so pleased to have Chicago artist, Noël Morical, as our Rad + Wild Feature for the month of August! First, lets get to know Noël. Hey Noël! Tell us about yourself, where you’re from, and where you reside now.   Hello! I am an artist and educator based out of Chicago. I originally hail from Indianapolis, IN. Indy was good to me, it’s … Continue reading The Rad & The Wild with Chicago Artist, Noël Morical!

The Rad & The Wild with jewelry maker, Ana Brazaityte, of Chicago’s Truss & Ore

Bird Trouble is pleased to have Chicago jewelry designer and maker, Ana Brazaityte of Truss and Ore, as our Rad + Wild Feature for the month of August!   First, lets get to know Ana.   Hey Ana! Tell us about yourself, where you’re from, and where you reside now. Hey Alexz! Thanks for having me, glad to be a part of this series. A … Continue reading The Rad & The Wild with jewelry maker, Ana Brazaityte, of Chicago’s Truss & Ore

THE RAD & THE WILD ARTIST FEATURE WITH ANTON CERDA

BT // Hey Anton! How’s it going? AC // Chévere!  BT // Tell us a thought on your week. AC // I’m too fun for an office.  BT // What projects are you currently working on? AC // A solo album (Lemat), an original ‘Light Show’ for my band Velva Room and preparing two bands for touring 2014 (VR and Dorotheo). BT // What can spark inspiration for you? … Continue reading THE RAD & THE WILD ARTIST FEATURE WITH ANTON CERDA

Artist Interview with Annika Inez on the INEZ By Boe’s Revival and Echo Collection, by Bird Trouble

Yesterday I posted my styling project for a few new pieces of jewelry by INEZ By Boe. Today I’m here with a few questions I asked this talented NYC designer, Annika Inez. The artist behind By Boe and INEZ By Boe gives us more insight on what inspired these new collections, the women who wear INEZ By Boe, and a little more on Annika as herself.   Looking at your … Continue reading Artist Interview with Annika Inez on the INEZ By Boe’s Revival and Echo Collection, by Bird Trouble

The Rad & The Wild Artist Feature with Marilyn Rondon

I found Marilyn Rondon somehow lurking my way through Instagram… I don’t know when, but it’s been a while now. I was drawn to her personal look and her style of art, and within the time, have come to notice other things about her that make her really cool. She looks fun. She DJs. All DJ’s are fun! She has a soft spot for kids. She’s … Continue reading The Rad & The Wild Artist Feature with Marilyn Rondon

THE RAD & THE WILD // ARTIST FEATURE WITH SAMANTHA SUE GIERUM

Today’s feature is with an ultimate babe tattooer at Black and Blue Tattoo (at 381 Guerrero at 16th St in San Francisco) and multi-talented artist, Samantha Sue Gierum, from Oakland California. If I remember correctly, I met Samantha in high school at our friend Marsh’s house. I think we watched the Goonies. We’ve been buds ever since, seeing each other here and there in Chicago, and I … Continue reading THE RAD & THE WILD // ARTIST FEATURE WITH SAMANTHA SUE GIERUM

Artist Interview with Monet Lucki, NYC Photographer & Videographer

Monet Lucki is a NYC based photographer and videographer working in house and full-time at the art department at Ford Models. I’ve known Monet since high school. If my memory is correct, we actually met each other online through Livejournal, once a place for us teenagers to network and get to know each other through our angst teenage journal entries. Monet and I would see … Continue reading Artist Interview with Monet Lucki, NYC Photographer & Videographer

THE RAD & THE WILD // ARTIST FEATURE WITH STICKY VALENTINES, OAKLAND’S PUNK ROCK BOYS

Photo props to Marianne Dixey Photo!!   BT // Hey Sticky Valentines. How’s it going?! SV dudes // “not bad! we’re sittin around with some friends listening to draw blood. jojo is giving caleb a stick n poke tattoo. me and jmmy are doin dabs. the usual.” -cody BT // Tell us one to three sentences; it could be about yourself or three thoughts on your week. SV … Continue reading THE RAD & THE WILD // ARTIST FEATURE WITH STICKY VALENTINES, OAKLAND’S PUNK ROCK BOYS

THE RAD & THE WILD // ARTIST FEATURE WITH BRITTANY STEINER

I’m very excited to welcome Brittany Steiner into The Rad & The Wild community! Welcome to the blog if you are a friend of Brittany – but if not, I’d like to introduce you to this Chicago artist and the projects that she has been up to. Check out the bottom of the page to find out where to find her online! -Alexz BT // … Continue reading THE RAD & THE WILD // ARTIST FEATURE WITH BRITTANY STEINER

The Rad & The Wild // Artist Feature with Kyle Ward – Tattoo Artist in Tempe, Arizona.

Today’s The Rad & The Wild feature gives us an inside scoop on how Kyle Ward, tattoo artist at Black Locus Tattoo in Tempe, Arizona. He is Bird Trouble’s very first, and not last, tattoo artist to be featured on TR&TW. If you’ve been a reader of mine for a while, you’ve probably have seen pictures of me and you know that I’m a big … Continue reading The Rad & The Wild // Artist Feature with Kyle Ward – Tattoo Artist in Tempe, Arizona.

The Rad & The Wild // Artist Feature with Ian Reynold – Oil Painter from Oakland, CA

BT// Hey Ian! How’s it going? IR// Hey Bird Trouble, I’m wonderful. My “morning” (about noon) is in full swing. Drinking strong coffee with hemp milk, listening to really loud music and cleaning up the mess Samantha and I made last night. Oh and feeding my amazing dog Max and my Cat Eloise, they need breakfast too, usually before me. BT// Tell us one to … Continue reading The Rad & The Wild // Artist Feature with Ian Reynold – Oil Painter from Oakland, CA

The Rad & The Wild // Artist Feature with Haber.Dog.Dasher

The Rad & The Wild feature today is all about Matthew Ivey and his Chicago small business, Haber.Dog.Dasher, preppy (and really handsome!) handcrafted dog collars. I actually met Matthew while selling myself and my sewing services at a store in Chicago. We met up at my favorite Chicago coffee shop one day to speak ideas on design, and then suddenly I was making his dog … Continue reading The Rad & The Wild // Artist Feature with Haber.Dog.Dasher

The Rad & The Wild // Artist Interview with Megan Saul Photography

Today’s feature for The Rad & The Wild collection is Chicago photographer, Megan Saul. If you’ve been following me closely, you’ll recognize her name from 2013’s photos. Megan and I met through the ahh… Chicago night life scene… ahhh, those Chicago days. We connected with the liking of Taking Back Sunday, and one bar in particular – The Flat Iron. Megan and I have had … Continue reading The Rad & The Wild // Artist Interview with Megan Saul Photography

Kaitlyn Hovsepian for The Rad & The Wild Creatives

What was once the ‘Something About You’ features is now the ‘The Rad & The Wild Creatives’.  I’m branching out to a whole range of creatives that I felt deserved a more suiting title to what they are. I think the words Rad & Wild are a better match for the Bird Trouble brand too. Now on to the feature… I’d like to introduce you … Continue reading Kaitlyn Hovsepian for The Rad & The Wild Creatives

SOMETHING ABOUT YOU WITH CAITLIN OF WANDERLUSTINGS

Hey Caitlin! How’s it going? It’s going pretty well, thanks. Tell us one to three sentences; it could be about yourself or three thoughts on your week. My ideas have been flowing a lot lately and I am less frustrated with the new direction of Wanderlustings and way more excited about it! However, working full time in the event planning industry and finding time to work … Continue reading SOMETHING ABOUT YOU WITH CAITLIN OF WANDERLUSTINGS