"Long Live the Fighters"; Starting today, I will be creating a short-form podcast discussing lifestyle, media and culture—all in about 15 min per episode. The idea is to keep short, conversational and informative, but not nearly long enough to get boring or long-winded
I'm stoked to announce that RDQLUS has been asked to participate in a very special boutique concept that pairs creative influencers with product and people. The task is to create a capsule collection of (3) sneakers based on a concept or story.
"Faces of Omaha" is an annual advertorial produced by Omaha Magazine, offering businesses a chance to be featured and open their doors to new customers and other businesses. While it is an advertorial, there is still a selection process by which the featured businesses are selected.
From the perspective of Steve Gordon, Creative Director and Owner at RDQLUS Creative, every experience is an idea worth sharing, a story waiting to be told. As a world traveler, seeker of the scenic route and an eye for beauty and authenticity, Steve has the benefit of curiosity and the gift to recognize the genuine character of an idea. Which makes it no surprise that he created the name, 75 North to help highlight the true mission of the organization.
The Creative Mornings organization is an international entity that seeks to build and grow community amongst creatives—all creatives. This is not relegated to those who consider themselves artists or designers. Anyone who is a creative thinker, wanderer, dreamer… we all have the ability to be creative, given the opportunity and cultivation of that path.
The conversion of RQDLUS GOODS & CLOTH v.3 into the new moniker "HVYCRWN" is complete with the soft-launch this week, and it has been well received. It's extremely exciting to have the kind of response that shows the decision to shift things up was right.
I'm a bag'ophile. I love anything carry-all, especially sport-utility oriented with a good mix of high function and high fashion. I used this limited-edition pack for a 5-day trip to Denver, with four pair of kicks, clothing for the week, and traveling by train.
When I originally designed my logo, I tipped it slightly and nicknamed it the "heavy crown" in homage to my mother, who would often say, "heavy is the head that wears the crown" in paraphrasing the Shakespearean line "uneasy lies the head that wears the crown." And now it will replace GOODS & CLOTH in meaning all things hard goods that I produce in support of RDQLUS life & style.
A fairly unassuming storefront hides no special features or trickiness inside—it's fairly unassuming inside too. While gallivanting around the DEN, a friend & I decided we needed a chill place to have a sip and lots of chat time. He says (like everyone wishes a friend would say), "I know just the place." And know, he did… Bellwether Cafe