Here's a trend I can totally get behind: artist collaborations with major retailers. These relationships can be beneficial to both parties. The store gets some street cred and a breath of new creativity for their line. The artist gets a welcome influx of cash, some publicity, and a far larger reach than he or she would normally enjoy. And really, isn't it better for these stores to embrace artists rather than just bite on their work? Some stores do so without much repercussion, so I'm all for supporting the ones that give creatives their due.
Following are some of my favorite artist/store pairings in stores now.Read More