Happy Copper Rivet Day! It was one hundred forty-seven years ago on May 20, 1873, that the copper rivet was patented. Levi Strauss and Jacob Davis collaborated to bring about the manufacture and implementation of what is an indispensable and… Read More
In a small town in the western United States, in the middle of the 20th century, Elvis Swift was born to parents of modest means. Little is known of his early years. As a young man, he was considered a dreamer, doodler, and lay-about. Ironically, Swift emerged as an internationally acclaimed illustrator, crafstman, and fine artist. He has been recognized in Communication Arts as a featured artist, Society of Publications Designers, AIGA, Print, How, Society of Illustration and American Illustration. His clients include Audubon, Boston Globe, Crate & Barrel, Johnson & Johnson, Kate Spade, Los Angeles Times, Papyrus Cards, Stella Artois, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and many more. He is represented by Joanie Bernstein.