• hiram in his art studio
    Unframed Artist Speaks #4: (h)iram

    December 30, 2016

    Unframed Artist Speaks #4: (h)iram

    The last Unframed semi-finalist to be interviewed is (h)iram.  We were lucky enough to get the chance to visit him in his art studio on the edge of Brooklyn, NYC. Tell us about the (original) design you submitted.  What inspired it? I didn’t really put much thought into it. Lately I’ve been obsessing about my…

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  • Unframed
    Unframed Artist Speaks #2: Mel Langton

    December 9, 2016

    Unframed Artist Speaks #2: Mel Langton

    For the fourth annual Unframed competition, we’ve whittled down the competition to five amazingly talented artists.  We want to take a little time to get to know the semi-finalists a bit before we made the decision of who will make the next cut. The second semi-finalist we’ve interviewed is Mel Langton.  Her bright, intricate submission garnered the most…

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  • Sean Breasley Unframed Helmet Design
    Unframed Artist Speaks #1: Sean Breasley

    November 22, 2016

    Unframed Artist Speaks #1: Sean Breasley

    For the fourth annual Unframed competition, we’ve whittled down the competition to five amazingly talented artists.  We want to take a little time to get to know the semi-finalists a bit before we made the decision of who will make the next cut. The first semi-finalist we interviewed is Sean Breasley. Sean’s playful alien-inspired design spoke…

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  • Unframed Art Helmets
    Fourth Annual Unframed Semi-Finalists Revealed!

    November 9, 2016

    Fourth Annual Unframed Semi-Finalists Revealed!

    We took all 83 submissions to the fourth annual Unframed competition, along with the 277 comments from readers like you, and locked our six judges into a room to decide who should be the next Unframed artist. Their job wasn’t easy.  Unlike previous years, in 2018 we will produce only one Unframed helmet.  The judges need to find three artists who…

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  • Bridget Allen Art
    Inspiring Art on Helmets

    October 17, 2016

    Inspiring Art on Helmets

    With 83 different Unframed submissions from 18 countries, it takes a lot for a particular artist and helmet design to catch our eyes at this stage in the process, but as we have been monitoring the votes online, one submission kept resurfacing.  Bridget Allen and her submission (number #7) were getting a lot of attention in…

    Posted in Uncategorized, Unframed
  • Fourth Annual Unframed
    Fourth Annual Unframed Art Submissions

    October 7, 2016

    Fourth Annual Unframed Art Submissions

    Our fourth annual Unframed campaign is off to a strong start!  We had 83 submissions this year from 18 different countries. The countries from which we received entries are:  Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Croatia, England, Finland, Guatemala, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, and the United States. It’s time…

    Posted in Uncategorized, Unframed
  • Unframed Helmet Art Submissions
    Helmet Design Concepts Due October 1st

    September 26, 2016

    Helmet Design Concepts Due October 1st

    Our fourth annual Unframed call for art is off to a strong start.  Two dozen entries have come through from all around the world.  So far this year we’ve seen artists submitting their designs from Australia, Switzerland, Colombia, Canada, New Zealand, the United States, Bosnia and Herzegovina. Artists have until October 1st to get their…

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  • Collin2
    Unframed 2016
    Collin Sekajugo
    The Artist Speaks #3

    January 27, 2016

    Unframed 2016
    Collin Sekajugo
    The Artist Speaks #3

    Collin Sekajugo, Unframed 2016 helmet design winner: “Making designs for the Nutcase helmet is quite exciting but also challenging.”

    Posted in Uncategorized, Unframed
  • UnfortunateRubberDuckies
    Rubber Duckies & Love Letters: The Nutcase Story

    January 20, 2016

    Rubber Duckies & Love Letters: The Nutcase Story

    It all started with some unfortunate rubber duckies.

    Posted in Nutty Nutcases, Unframed
  • Candy's Helmet
    Unframed 2016 Yan Yan Ng:
    The Artist Speaks #2

    January 12, 2016

    Unframed 2016 Yan Yan Ng:
    The Artist Speaks #2

    Unframed 2016 artist Yan Yan Candy Ng tells us about her influences and motivators.

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