5 Reasons why developed cities can’t escape mother nature…

The concrete jungle is common amongst many of the larger cities.  Often sheltered from wildlife, we found these 5 great street art pieces that seem to inject the notion that the we aren’t alone and the wild is not to be forgotten.  Check out the 1AM Mobile App for other great finds, or start your own urban expedition with the app as a guide.

Photo by shimmyyy in San Francisco

Photo by shimmyyy in San Francisco

Photo by StreetartUK in London

Photo by StreetartUK in London

Photo by Alpha in San Francisco

Photo by Alpha in San Francisco

Photo by dgrader in Melbourne

Photo by dgrader in Melbourne

Photo by transfert in Montreal

Photo by transfert in Montreal

Marine Layer’s custom mural by 1AM!

When Marine Layer in San Francisco asked us to get down on their wall, we got down with a 1AM twist.  If you haven’t tried Marine Layer clothes, the softness is next level.  Stay tuned as we are heading down south for the next Marine Layer chapter…..Screen Shot 2015-06-12 at 10.58.32 AM Screen Shot 2015-06-12 at 10.59.38 AM Screen Shot 2015-06-12 at 10.59.08 AM Screen Shot 2015-06-12 at 10.59.54 AM

Oakland’s WARRIORS and art scene have arrived!

Over the years, I’ve watched the Warriors Basketball team and street art scene both evolve and grow into new heights of distinction and prominence.  This week’s clips are just a taste of what Oakland is from the 1AM Mobile App.  Don’t sleep on Oakland, or you’ll get burned and then splash brothered!

Photo by Lea-Bruno

Photo by Lea-Bruno

Photo by kNOwHOPE

Photo by kNOwHOPE

Photo by Bam

Photo by Bam

Photo by tigerbeat

Photo by tigerbeat

Photo by BAM

Photo by BAM

Photo by Sputnik77

Photo by Sputnik77

C.R.E.A.M. rises to the occasion with 1AM’s custom mural for Ribbitcap

Wu Tang’s epic phrase, Cash Rules Everything Around Me, stands the test of time.  Revived by RibbitCapital’s desire for a custom mural by 1AM, we took Wu Tang’s inspirational words and added a modern twist.  Can you tell what the latest currency in the mural is?  If you need a mural to bring your vision to life, email murals@1amsf.com.Ribbitcap2 Ribbitcap1 Ribbitcap3 Ribbitcap

5 Reasons why BIGGER is better in Street Art

Size matters…. and so does location and complexity, but some really know how to excel in all three.  For all of us who’ve painted large walls, or seen the process in action, this weeks highlights pays homage to those that go big.  Not all these still exist to see in real life, but you can find current and past pieces like this on the 1AM Mobile App.

Photo by tigerbeat in New York

Photo by tigerbeat in New York

Photo by Shine in San Francisco

Photo by Shine in San Francisco

Photo by dgrader in Miami

Photo by dgrader in Miami

Photo by Oeyra in Oslo

Photo by Oeyra in Oslo

Photo by Oeyra in Oslo

Photo by Oeyra in Oslo

SF Skyline Custom Mural by 1AM

We’ve all seen our San Francisco skyline from different angles and colors.  Here’s our 1AM mural team’s version of how they see our beautiful city done for Negev.  For more info on getting a custom mural done, email murals@1amsf.com

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Limited Colors, Limitless Possibilities!

PEMEX is a hard name to overlook when it comes to consistent work in the realm of graffiti. He’s raised through the ranks over the years to become one of the most renowned graffiti artists putting up work throughout California and abroad. Born and raised in Los Angeles, PEMEX has been surrounded by street art and graffiti most of his life, opening up a gateway of inspiration for his own work. His pieces can be distinguished from the rest, with his fierce and unrelenting style which possesses aspects of humor, politics and history, making it all unique to him.

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Check out works by RPES, PEMEX and AMUSE126 in our upcoming show “CMYK”. Please email ANU@1amsf.com for inquiries or art catalog.

“CMYK” – A Color Tease

Our newest show, “​CMYK​”, will be showcasing brand new works by graffiti artists RPES, PEMEX, and AMUSE 126. The demand for colors in today’s art market is substantial, with shades ranging infinitely along the color wheel. CMYK aims to contrast this freedom of colors and experiment with simplified styles and techniques. CMYK colors were selected among many options because it is a universal pallet.

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For inquiries or media related materials, please email ANU@1amsf.com

1AM Mobile App’s “Best of the Week”

Sometimes less is more.  Let us know who painted or pasted the wall best with just black and white (mostly).  Get in the live action with the 1AM Mobile App if you’re not already on it!

Photo by dgrader in Melbourne

Photo by dgrader in Melbourne

Photo by knkknk in San Francisco

Photo by knkknk in San Francisco

Photo by dgrader in Melbourne

Photo by dgrader in Melbourne

Photo by dgrader in Melbourne

Photo by dgrader in Melbourne

“Swell” of Change from 1AM’s Mural Team

After meeting Swell and hearing their creative ideas, 1AM artist Leon Loucheur created a unique mural that captured their essence and transformed their space.  If you have a space that needs a refresh, email murals@1amsf.com or call 888 589 0475 x 4 for more info.Swell2 Swell3 Swell1

“My experience with 1AM and Leon was fantastic. They listened to my input creatively and aesthetically, and gave me several options to choose from. It was a fascinating process to watch it go up as well, and Leon let me take time lapse photos of it, which was super cool. People walk into the space and respond to the mural right away (generally in a very positive fashion). 1AM and Leon worked around my schedule, and delivered on time and cost effectively. I would highly recommend them to anyone wishing to endeavor on such a journey in the creative arts.”

Swell / San Francisco, CA