Like shoes and good posture, the walls of a grown man’s home are the bedrock upon which first impressions are built.
Ten years ago, no one judged that three-peat Chicago Bulls banner, even if it is weathered and only signed by Steve Kerr and totally not sitting in your correspondent’s closet at this very moment.
But with age comes expectation. Judgment day has come.
Here to help: Studio 312, a small collective of local artists churning out striking urban cityscapes for your aesthetic pleasure.
What we’re digging:
This piece, called “Urban Perspective,” from founder Tim Jarosz. Street art feel. Disparate but refined.
The kicker: all the above come printed on showroom quality chromalux or aluminum sheet metal.
Which means you don't need a frame.
But say you do, Jarosz personally recommends Supreme Frame on Randolph. Or if you, like us, deem the framing game to be a dark, conspiratorial racket of Chicagoan proportions, try middleman-cutting startup Mountary.
You’ll wanna catch Jarosz at this summer’s art and street fests, like Show of Hands Market in May.
Or browse online. Or just swing by his Wicker Park showroom space.
And note his walls. Then duplicate.