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Illustrated and hand-lettered by New Orleans native Jeff Pastorek, the I Love You Louisiana’ design celebrates our beloved state and is inspired by an I Love You California’ illustration from 1913. Our ILYL collection has expanded into a number of Louisiana-inspired products and remains committed to its original mission to inspire love and appreciation for Louisiana and donating 20% of proceeds from all sales to victims of Louisiana floods and to grassroots organizers actively working with social and environmental issues in our state.

Our new ILYL Instagram account showcases our great state and captures the essence of Louisiana as home.

Scroll to the bottom for our ILYL playlist.

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Process and Panoramas with Maria de Gtiarenko


Maria is a barista at a DNO favorite – Mammoth Espresso. Only recently have we learned of her prolific creativity, though we wish we'd asked sooner. A Russian-American photographer and illustrator, Maria's PANS project is immediately intriguing, gifting the viewer a truly fresh perspective. We had the pleasure of speaking with Maria about her work, the PANS project, and of course, New Orleans.

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Perspective and Potholes with Alex Smith (blvxmth)


Photographer Alex Smith has a unique point of view – one which we truly appreciate. We recently had the opportunity to talk with him about his perspective and what photography means to him.

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