• Journal Archive

Focus on the Photographer: Benjamin Davis

In this edition of Focus on the Photographer, we talk with Benjamin Davis about New Orleans, shooting house shows, inspiration, and anxiety.

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Space Stuff with General Public Designs

We visited the studio of General Public Designs and spoke with Scott about his inspiration for his new collection, which is largely inspired by a combination of space and New Orleans color.

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Demand New Outcomes — A Short Doc with IPNO

In collaboration with Christopher Stoudt, DNO produced a short documentary to bring light to wrongful convictions and the work IPNO (Innocence Project New Orleans) is doing to address the complex problems surrounding our criminal justice system.

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Living by the Book: Clark Allen of Hat & Beard Press

On the shelves of our stores you'll find an array of publications, some of those out of California-based Hat & Beard Press. We sat down with Clark Allen (of Hat & Beard) to chat about his time living in New Orleans and how that, among other things, have influenced his life and work. 

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On the Shelves: AINT–BAD

We got the chance to talk shop with Carson and Taylor, a couple of the founders of AINT–BAD, one of the newest additions to our growing collection of publications. AINT–BAD is an independent publisher of new photographic art stationed in Savannah, Georgia. You can learn more about their mission here.

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Focus on the Photographer: Lenore Seal

We gave Lenore Seal some of our classic styles to photograph, and caught up with her to learn more about her work and what's informed it. Read more as we discuss her story, New Orleans, and why she creates what she does.

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NO Smiley Pins + Interview with Jake

Before the new year we got an opportunity to catch up with Jake — his NO Smiley design is now a part of our #DNOpins collection. Pick one up here and read our conversation below.

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Words with Eric Kenney (Heavy Slime)

A few weeks ago we hosted a pop-up with Eric Kenney (Heavy Slime), Philadelphia artist and printmaker, and we're happy to also have collaborated on a limited-run DNO shirt with him.

We had the pleasure of sitting down to chat with Eric before he headed home.

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Cayla Mattea Zeek — Illustrating Louisiana Love

You may have seen Cayla's postcards in our shop — her work under the moniker Mattea's Hand. Playful, true, and pretty, her work is a favorite of ours. Cayla spoke with us about her work and how Louisiana has influenced it, through and through.

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Eugene of Krewe du Brew on Coffee and Community

We recently sat down with our friend Eugene of Krewe du Brew to talk coffee and community.

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On Finding Your Own Way, with Anna Koeferl

This week we sat down to talk with Anna Koeferl, our most recent collaborator, about her printmaking process, New Orleans, and everything in between. 

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Christie Sentner – From LA to L.A.

Last week we had the opportunity to catch up with DNO friend and model Christie Sentner about New Orleans and her move to Los Angeles.

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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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Coffee Sourcing with French Truck

 

French Truck's Bobby Winston and Shane Hennessy have been working in coffee for 3-4 years and began traveling to source coffee a couple years ago. Initially traveling to coffee-sourcing havens like Nicaragua and Colombia, they've now travelled to numerous countries through the Friends of French Truck program in an effort to provide an honest and traceable account of who they buy their coffee from.

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