Upper Playground Releases ‘San Francisco Bay 3D Wood Map’

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Upper Playground is proud to announce the release of the San Francisco Bay 3D Wood Map. The bathymetric 3D wood map is crafted out of sustainable materials using sonar and infrared imaging data. With seven contoured layers of depth carved out of Birch wood, these unique maps were laser etched with thousands of tiny details engraved in the surface layer.  Measuring 14.5” x 16.5” x 1.5”, they come with heavy duty hanging hardware pre-installed. Available in store and online at upperplaygound.com

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San Francisco Bay 3D Wood Map
- 14.5” x 16.5” x 1.5”
- Custom Bathymetric 3D Wood Map
- 7 Contoured Layers of Birch Wood
- Hanging hardware included
- Made in USA

 

Lower Haight Art Walk – March 7th 5:00-9:00PM

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Lower Haight Merchants & Neighbors Association Presents: Lower Haight Art Walk, March 7th 5:00-9:00pm. Enjoy San Francisco’s best music, art and food, in the city’s favorite neighborhood.

Many of Lower Haight’s most notable places will participate in the Art Walk. Fifty24SF Gallery will host a Closing Party for “A Light in the Darkness”, by artist Sam Flores . The exhibition, which opened December 6th 2014, will celebrate the closing in conjunction with the Art Walk from 5:00-9:00pm on March 7th.

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For more information visit: LowerHaightSF. Additional questions email: lowerhaight415@gmail.com

Mangchi Releases 1st Edition Vinyl Records with David Choe, James Jean and Aaron Horkey

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For the ultimate David Choe and DVDASA fan, the highly anticipated release of this pair of 1st Edition Vinyl Records of supergroup MANGCHI featuring Money Mark, SteeBee WeeBee, Igloo Hong, Heather Leather and CECI DeeCee. The NEGA MOLA record is graced with custom artwork by Aaron Horkey and James Jean. The second record, EEGA MOYA has cover art by none other than, David Choe.

MANGCHI NEGA MOLA
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MANGCHI NEGA MOLA (Back)
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MANGCHI EEGA MOYA
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MANGCHI EEGA MOYA (Back)
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About the Band:

“A fart from a child born without a butthole”, is what MANGCHI sounds like said 1 of the 2 people who were let into a room to hear this new sound. The second person, John Cusack , actor/comedian/artist from such films as “SAY ANYTHING” and “ROADSIDE PROPHETS” described the music as “If korn, depeche mode and the beastie boys were forced in a bus together to tour north korea, and all their lead singers quit in the middle of the tour, and the band picked up the korean versions of Debbie Gibson, Stacey-Q, and buddy Holly to replace the singers who just happened to be hitchhiking on The north korean countryside road, and then they all got in a tour bus accident and all got whiplash and broken bones, but Kim JONG UN made them play a show anyways with broken necks right on the side of road using the broken car parts as instruments over the non-existent ambulance sirens, that’s the closest I can get to describing the MANGCHI sound…. So basically listening to GOD’s voice as he’s hitting puberty… so basically Art.”

The SF Heritage Preservation Society to Release Premium Handmade Leather Wallets by Jeremy Fish and Al’s Attire

The SF Heritage Preservation Society, in association with artist, Jeremy Fish, is proud to announce this week, a new addition to our Premium Leather Collection by Al’s Attire x Upper Playground.  These handmade leather wallets are made with genuine Bavarian leather, laser etched with Jeremy Fish pattern and constructed by expert craftsmen of the legendary San Francisco shop, Al’s Attire.

Available online only, this Thursday, February 26th at Noon (Pacific Standard Time).  Limited to an Edition of 12, these wallets will go fast!

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PREMIUM HANDMADE LEATHER WALLET
by Al’s Attire x Upper Playground in collaboration with Jeremy Fish

Price: $85

ABOUT THIS PRODUCT

- Limited Edition of 12
- Handcrafted Bi-Fold Construction
- High Quality Soft Bavarian Leather
- Laser Etched with Jeremy Fish Design
- Multiple Card Slots
- Custom Leather Label
- MADE IN USA

 

Upper Playground Releases New Logo Designs by Benjie Escobar

Upper Playground is pleased to announce the release of five new logo designs by artist and designer, Benjie Escobar. Benjie brings his eclectic background to the UP design table, creating original logos for Upper Playground and showcasing his style. All new designs are available in store and online at upperplayground.com.

About the Artist:
Benjie Escobar is an LA-based, multi-media artist and designer. His work and his aesthetic sensibilities come from a variety of influences that range from his childhood in Pomona, anime, lowrider bike culture, graffiti, raves, streetwear, DJ culture, Japan, typography, design & illustration and perhaps most importantly, hamburgers or was it pizza?

In addition to his creative work, Benjie is also a curator of art exhibitions, inventor of new zine genres, art-director of gourmet burger festivals and brand builder of countless companies and gives priceless off-the-cuff marketing tips to anyone who cares to listen, or just happens to be within earshot.

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Jeremy Fish Music Capsule Collection: An Homage To Hip-Hop’s Golden 90s

“1994 was a golden year. It was the year I moved to San Francisco to skateboard and attend The SF Art Institute. It was also a golden year for Hip Hop. Nas’s “Illmatic”, Gang Starr’s “Hard To Earn”, Notorious B.I.G. “Ready To Die”, Beastie Boys “Ill Communication”, Method Man “Tical”, Jeru The Damaja’s “The Sun Rises In the East”, Scarface, Digable Planets, Saafir, Casual, and many other amazing albums. The illustrations for these tee shirts were inspired by celebrating the 20th anniversary of these amazing records, and the affect they had on me then, and now.” – Jeremy Fish

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The Jeremy Fish Music Capsule with four new designs are now available in store and online at Upper Playground.

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Upper Playground Exclusive: New Work by Usugrow at Café Des Epices in Marrakech, Morocco

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Renown Japanese artist and muralist, Usugrow, completes a new wall in the heart of the Medina at Rahba Kedima spice square of Marrakech, Morocco. Curated by Valerie Liais du Rocher of Studio IWA with support from Upper Playground, the mural covers the facade of the well known Cafe Des Epices featuring Usugrow’s signature hand style.  Combining his knowledge of Kanji (Japanese), Arabic and English Calligraphy, Usugrow once again reinvents his free hand. Check out the photos by contributing photographer, Raphael Liais  for Upper Playground:

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This wall was made possible by support from Valerie Liais du Rocher of Studio IWA x Upper Playground.

For more information about the artist visit usugrow.com and follow his instagram @usugrow.

New Addition To CA Records Collection By Upper Playground

New CA Records Pillow is being introduced to our popular CA Records Collection this week. Available in Black and Royal Blue, The CA Records Collection currently offers T-Shirts for Men and Women, alongside Crewnecks, Hoodies and Tank Tops. Follow us at @upperplayground IG and visit our online shop upperplayground.com

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Free Sam Flores Print with Each Online Purchase at Upper Playground

For a limited time, Upper Playground is giving away this classic 8″x10″ Sam Flores Print with any purchase online at upperplayground.com.

A long time contributor and supporter of Upper Playground,  artist Sam Flores is the founder and creative director of his brand ‘Twelve Grain’. The “12″ represents his roots, namely his original crew in Albuquerque and “Grain” represents the role that nature has played in his work and life. Originally from Albuquerque, New Mexico, Sam Flores spent his youth skating, drawing and honing his graffiti skills in the Southwest. Flores eventually landed in the Bay Area around the late 90′s and began to develop his style and place in the creative community. A self-taught painter, without any formal training, Flores draws aesthetic influence from a variety sources including the Japanese Edo Period, the Surrealists, Mexican pulp comics, American Graffiti movements and the Southwest.

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