• 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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Luxley's 'Chromatics' — On Life with Chromesthesia

We sat down to chat with Luxley, a New Orleans musician and bartender, about his new album, Chromatics, and how it's been influenced by living with chromesthesiain which heard sounds automatically and involuntarily evoke an experience of color.

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New York → New Orleans → Berlin, with Daryn Deluco

A set of photos from friend and long-time collaborator Daryn Deluco — you can also check out some videos he made for DNO herehere, and here

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New on the Racks — DNO Disposables

We're now offering custom-designed DNO disposable cameras – take one to Jazz Fest, to your mom's place, to the swamp, down the street, or across the globe. And if you care to, feel free to post your photos to #DNOdisposables – we'd love to see them.

Available in-store and online.

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DNO Studio — Panoramic Double-Exposures

After digging up an old panoramic point-and-shoot and finding film inside, we rewound the roll and shot it again — the result a set of photographs exposed for different times, by different people, and possibly more than a few years apart (the only visible time-marker we noticed was Lee still atop the circle). 
We enjoy the duality that these photos encompass, reminding us of New Orleans and our people. The frequent light leaks, blurs, and the combination of faded and vibrant colors tell a story that pans through time and place.

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Disposable Dispatch — AF THE NAYSAYER in Seoul

AF THE NAYSAYER recently travelled to Seoul, South Korea to play a festival, proceeding to play shows elsewhere around the city. Below, explore AF's disposable vignettes of life on tour in Seoul.
AF is playing Buku this weekend — keep up with the rest of his shows on his Facebook.

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Photographer Beau Patrick — 'Sick In Paradise'

Into the new year, local photographer Beau Patrick travelled to Mexico City in search of a reset of sorts – below is his personal account of his time there, messy and hopeful. Read through and enjoy our selection of his photos from the trip.

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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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New: DNO River Shirt

This is the first item in our new DNO River collection. It's a celebration and homage to our powerful mother river by artist Anna Koeferl.

Limited edition on an organic cotton shirt with water-based ink, available in teal and orchid.

Shop the shirt and listen to the playlist!
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This shirt was originally printed in 1994 as a Spring Break shirt by students at a university in the Southeastern United States (artist unknown).

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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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Saints Vintage + NOLA Grown Pop-Up

Come by this weekend and gear up for the game — we've got a limited collection of Saints vintage on hand at DNO Garden District.

We'll also be hosting a NOLA Grown Pop-Up at DNO Downtown on Saturday from 3-7.


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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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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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Final Ship Date + DNO's Best of '17


Monday December 18th is our final day to guarantee shipping in time for Christmas. We'll continue to ship orders everyday through December 24th.

Year-in and year-out, we dedicate our time to reprinting old classics and designing new styles, as well as collaborating with some of the most talented artists and designers in New Orleans. This year we introduced a few of our favorite designs to date, all the while recapturing the classics on new friends in new places.

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