J. Grant Brittain Del Mar Newspaper
REPORTED BY Arkitip, Inc., 19, January 2016

It is with great pride that we announce our second project with J. Grant Brittain. We’ve blown up the format to Newspaper size, perfect for thumb-tacking to your walls. This collection is replete with inspirational moments, in a size that befits their ingenuity.

While working at the Del Mar Skateboard Ranch in 1979 selling Cokes, Twinkies and miniature golf, J. Grant Brittain borrowed his roommate’s Canon and began what would become a 36 year-long affair with skateboarding, cameras and magazines. He helped found Transworld Skateboarding magazine in 1983 and as the Photo Editor for 20 years, helped build it into the top selling skateboarding mag. He has captured the best skateboarders of the last three decades in photos that have become classics. He has also taught some of the best skate photographers past and present and has helped them develop their own work. Grant felt like he was in a well worn rut and has moved on and helped start another magazine in 2003, The Skateboard Mag where he resides to this day.





His “off hours” are consumed by a search for calmer and more serene subjects. Still lakes at night and solitary desert forms are among the subjects of his diverse personal work. His abstracts, portraits, landscapes and travel images seem to draw from the opposite energy of his action shots. Few photographers have pursued so wide a range of subjects and styles. But few individuals find themselves so central to such an active community, where one’s perspective is just a notch askew of the rest, and where movement and progression is the norm. Grant Brittain’s body of work reflects his deep involvement in an emerging youth culture, as well as his escape from it.

– Miki Vuckovich

J. Grant Brittain

11 x 17 In. (27.94 x 43.18 cm)
48 pages
1 color, 30 lb. bright white newsprint
Hand packaged in a limited edition of 500

Further images can be found at the product page, this item is in stock and ready to ship.

Thank you for the support.

Kevin Lyons Wrapping Paper for Arkitip
REPORTED BY Arkitip, Inc., 1, December 2015

Monsters Wrapping Paper
Kevin Lyons, 2009, 2015


It’s time to wrap it up, right? What are you going to do, wrap it in green polka dots? We see your conundrum and we understand. Our new Kevin Lyons (2009, 2015) designed wrapping paper is your answer. Perfect for the holidays, but feel free to use it for any occasion. Witty comments and Kevins iconic monsters make it the rarest wrapping paper at the party. Warning – contains graphic language. (duh)

1 color imprint on newsprint
Produced exclusively Arkitip
3 sheets folded into clear plastic bag with custom decal
Finished size of 22.75 x 30 In. (57.785 x 76.2 cm) then folded to 11.375 x 7.5 (28.90 x 19.05 cm)

$9.95 Add to order (3 sheets)

In stock and ready to ship, thank you for the support.

Black Friday & Beyond at Arkitip 2015
REPORTED BY Arkitip, Inc., 27, November 2015

Shop online at Arkitip and take advantage of our yearly sale.


Select Magazine Editions, Art Books, Screen Prints, Accessories, Zines will be offered on sale.

There is no need to enter a coupon code, the discount will automatically be applied to all items you add to your shopping cart that are included in the sale. If you have grown up with Arkitip, a fan of Arkitip, or new to Arkitip, take advantage of our yearly sale to gift, introduce or share our publishing efforts and help us to…

• Support the arts
• Support freedom of expression
• Keep art affordable and accessible

Black Friday & Beyond Sale:
27, 28, 29, 30 November 2015.

Thank you for the continued support.

Hennessey + Ingalls Annual 20% OFF Sale
REPORTED BY Arkitip, Inc., 9, November 2015

As one of Arkitip’s first retail locations to support us we consider them family. Starting this weekend, they are having their massive 20% OFF EVERYTHING sale for the 36th straight year.

They started this annual sale decades ago, when having a sale and giving a discount to their valued customers actually meant something. Now… trying to survive in an environment were everyone discounts everything, all the time, 24/7 it doesn’t seem like much, but after 35 years of having the sale… they are still plugging away.

Started Saturday 7 November 2015 and runs through 15 November 2015.

Valid in store and online. (coupon code: Sale2015)

Show your support of a true Los Angeles treasure.

Hennessey + Ingalls
Art + Architecture Bookstore
214 Wilshire Blvd.
Santa Monica, California 90401

Aaron De La Cruz ‘Always Something’ at Public Functionary
REPORTED BY Arkitip, Inc., 6, November 2015

We are proud to support Arkitip Alumni and frequent collaborator Aaron De La Cruz’s newest exhibition ‘Always Something’ at Public Functionary in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

San Francisco-based painter Aaron De La Cruz crosses elements of street art and gestural painting with design-minded structure, creating work that is both instinctual and deliberate. In ‘Always Something,’ De La Cruz continues his ongoing exploration of line and shape with a new body of work for his upcoming show at Public Functionary in Minneapolis. This work includes original paintings, a large-scale mural, a silk screen print, and the debut of a limited edition line of wallpapers produced in conjunction with Public Functionary and artist-designed wallpaper line, Area Environments. The first release in the new PFxAE Exhibition Collection, De La Cruz’s wallpaper will be installed as the backdrop to the exhibit, creating a layered, pattern-rich viewing experience. More information can be found at the gallery website.


To celebrate and compliment the exhibition Arkitip has produced a new 24 x 36 In. hand pulled silk screen print of the artist’s work exclusively for the opening.


We turned an original work that the artist created on paper into a beautiful large scale screen print. Each print is hand signed, numbered by the artist and are available online for order now.

Also if available, please visit…

Aaron De La Cruz ‘Always Something’

Opening Reception: 7 November 2015, 7:00PM – 12:00CST
Exhibition is on view until 5 December 2015

Artist will be in attendance.

Public Functionary
1400 12th Avenuew NE
Minneapolis, MN 55413
(Enter on Buchanan)

Thank you for the support.

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