VENICE, CA, MAY 17, 2012 : Blik, the innovative maker of self-adhesive surface graphics kicks off their 10th birthday with a 10 week giveaway. Ten Blik artists have created 10 new, limited-edition graphics to ring in a decade of Blik. Blik is giving away 10 graphics by one artist each week for 10 weeks, starting today through July 26, 2012.
"When we started Blik in 2002, it was the launch of wall graphics for the commitment phobic," said Blik co-founder, Scott Flora. "Since then, we've become a pioneer in the field (as witnessed by our I.D. Magazine Product Design Distinction Award and participation in the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Triennial) and blazed the trail with original designs and groundbreaking production methods. We've been fortunate to work with an incredible roster of fine artists and brands over the past 10 years and this giveaway is a way for us to say thanks to our fans for continuing to support us."
Up first is A Modern Eden, the latest innovative line from FORGE, a creative firm based in Ohio. A Modern Eden created Numbers to celebrate their partnership with Blik: 10 numbers for 10 great years.
10 Years of Blik Artists:
WEEK 1: A Modern Eden
WEEK 2: David Bray, UK artist
WEEK 3: Craww, UK artist
WEEK 4: Blaine Fontana, Portland-based artist
WEEK 5: Patrick Hruby, LA-based illustrator
WEEK 6: Saelee Oh, LA-based artist
WEEK 7: Hybrid Design, San Francisco-based design firm founded by husband & wife Brian Flynn & Dora Drimalas
WEEK 8: Christy Flora, PA-based artist
WEEK 9: Hannah Stouffer, San Francisco-based artist
WEEK 10: Amy Ruppel, Portland-based artist and illustrator
A preview of the 10 designs is available for download here.
How to Win:
The Blik 10 Year Birthday Sweepstakes runs on the Blik Facebook Fan Page from May 17- July 26, 2012. Entrants can enter the contest every week for 10 weeks. Each week, 10 winners will be announced. For a complete list of rules, visit the sweepstakes official rules page. The sweepstakes is open to entrants living in the United States.
For 10 years, Blik has been the leading designer and maker of innovative self-adhesive, removable surface graphics. Co-founded in Venice, CA in 2002 by architect Scott Flora and food editor Jerinne Neils, Blik was an exploration into the concept of the "wall as canvas." Today, through groundbreaking production methods, original design and collaboration with such brands as Threadless, Upper Playground, Atari, Sanrio, Keith Haring Estate, Nintendo and Charles & Ray Eames, Blik is an I.D. Magazine Product Design Distinction Award Winner and participated in the esteemed Cooper-Hewitt National Design Triennial. The full Blik product line is available online and at retailers worldwide. For more information, please visit www.whatisblik.com.