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Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

Hey guys – it’s been a while since we have updated here. Besides moving across the country, Hero has some big changes cooking, so we have had our noses to the grindstone and we are just getting it all done. More on all that soon enough. We hope to start announcing some of the changes [...]

One Last Epic Buffalo Hero Poster Sale!! $3 Scratch and Dent Posters & More!

One Last Epic Buffalo Hero Poster Sale!! $3 Scratch and Dent Posters & More!

  The time has come for ONE LAST EPIC BUFFALO HERO POSTER SALE $3 scratch ‘n dent posters, sold out and rare prints, etc! Help us lighten our load as we drive across the US! One for the road!! Our last epic Hero poster sale in Buffalo is this SATURDAY FEBRUARY 16th! At the Town [...]

Tubes Across America - Hero Moving Sale

Tubes Across America – Hero Moving Sale

  Tubes Across America Mystery Tube Sale After over a year and a half of plotting and planning, it’s time to load-up the Honda Element, attach a trailer and start heading west to our new home in Long Beach, California. As we make this epic journey there is only so much room in our sensible-sized [...]


Handmade Arcade in Pittsburgh, this Saturday 12/8

Handmade Arcade in Pittsburgh, this Saturday 12/8

Hero will be setup this Saturday, December 8th at the Handmade Arcade from 11am-7pm at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center (DLCC) in Downtown Pittsburgh. We hope you come out to see us and all of the other lovely vendors to get some handmade goods crafted with love for your holiday gifts this year!  Oh [...]

Adventures in Design Podcast Live in Chicago this Friday 11/30

Adventures in Design Podcast Live in Chicago this Friday 11/30

Hello designers, hello illustrators, hello Chicago residents, midwestern design nerds and anyone coming into Chicago this weekend for Renegade Craft Fair Holiday Market or for whatever reason your travels take you there. This Friday night, Adventures In Design will be recording our 18th show LIVE upstairs at Schubas Tavern. We’ll have plenty of great guests [...]

Renegade Craft Fair Holiday Market - Chicago December 1 + 2

Renegade Craft Fair Holiday Market – Chicago December 1 + 2

Back on the road again, Hero will be set up this weekend in Chicago at the 7th Annual Renegade Craft Fair Holiday Market!  Join us and lots of other indie makers! December 1 + 2, 2012 from 11am-6pm each day at the Pulaski Park Fieldhouse (1419 W. Blackhawk St.) for the coziest Renegade Craft Fair of them all! The Chicago Holiday Market [...]


The Hero East Coast Tour - November 2012

The Hero East Coast Tour – November 2012

  We are super excited to be hitting the road this Friday for 10 days! We took the summer off from events and we are back and hitting the pavement hard! We hope to see some of you along the way as we visit some of our favorite east coast cities!   Saturday, November 10 [...]

Renegade Craft Fair Holiday Market - Brooklyn - November 17 + 18

Renegade Craft Fair Holiday Market – Brooklyn – November 17 + 18

We are so excited to be taking part in the first-ever Renegade Craft Fair Holiday Market in Brooklyn which will take place on November 17 + 18, 2012 from 11am-6pm each day at the East River State Park (aka the Williamsburg Waterfront)! We’ll be hitting everyone’s favorite borough after our 10 day east coast road trip and we [...]

Adventures In Design Podcast Live at Masthead Print Studio in Philly

Adventures In Design Podcast Live at Masthead Print Studio in Philly

Adventures In Design Podcast Proudly Presents A Live Town Hall Shop Talk from Masthead Print Studio in Philadelphia, PA Sponsored by The French Paper Company, Masthead Print Studio & AIGA Thursday, November 15th, 2012Doors Open at 6:00pmShow Starts at 7:00pmHero’s Popup Shop will be open till 10:00pm   Hosted by AID’s Mark Brickey (Hero Design [...]


Hero will be in DC for Crafty Bastards

Hero will be in DC for Crafty Bastards

We are so excited to be participating for the first time at the Crafty Bastards one-day arts and craft fair in Washington, DC on Saturday November 10th, 2012. Now in its 9th year, Crafty Bastards Arts & Crafts Fair is an exhibition and sale of handmade alternative arts and crafts from independent artists presented by the [...]

The Adventures in Design Podcast LIVE in Chicago - September 26!

The Adventures in Design Podcast LIVE in Chicago – September 26!

If you live in the Chicago area and you’ve been enjoying the Adventures in Design Podcast you should swing by our live show on Wednesday, September 26th at Schubas Tavern. We’ll have some amazing live guests, that are way more talented than us, we’ll even attempt to make you laugh and or cry. I hope [...]

Hero in Cleveland for the Centennial Market and more!

Hero in Cleveland for the Centennial Market and more!

  This upcoming weekend we will be in Cleveland, OH for the Centennial Market on Saturday, September 22. The Centennial Market is a joint production of Made in the 216 and Bazaar Bizarre Cleveland in cooperation with Ohio City, Inc. which will feature handmade/artisanal items from Cleveland’s (and other surrounding area’s) vibrant regional creative community. [...]


Clutter s i x - September Edition - Buffalo's DIY Market

Clutter s i x – September Edition – Buffalo’s DIY Market

We are super excited to be vending at Clutter S I X Buffalo’s DIY Market! CLUTTER is Buffalo’s Bi-Monthly DIY/Indie Market catering to collectors, wearable and visual artists and everyone in between. Their mission is to provide a hand-picked market of vendors driven toward the DIY approach of creating artistic and useful products. At each [...]

Hero at Modern Nostalgia this Friday for Shop, Rock N Stroll

Hero at Modern Nostalgia this Friday for Shop, Rock N Stroll

This upcoming Friday – August 24th, Hero will be set up all day at Modern Nostalgia for a quick and casual pop-up shop plus we’ll be printing live, on the street in the evening as part of the Shop, Rock N Stroll event on the North Park Theater Block on Hertel Avenue. Besides being set [...]

Buffalo BookFest at the Western New York Book Arts Collaborative

Buffalo BookFest at the Western New York Book Arts Collaborative

It’s been a quiet summer of travel and events for us and we gear up for some big changes over here at Hero, but we are packing up our goods and wares and we’ll be selling them this Saturday, July 28 from 10am – 5pm at the first ever Buffalo BookFest at the Western New [...]


Gallery1988 and Funny Or Die Presents: Is This Thing On? 2: The Weird Year

Gallery1988 and Funny Or Die Presents: Is This Thing On? 2: The Weird Year

We are very excited to have been invited to create a piece for Gallery1988 and Funny Or Die‘s upcoming exhibit “Is This Thing On? 2: The Weird Year”, a show that features artwork of nearly 100 artists “inspired by their favorite funny people”. It opens this Friday, March 9 at Gallery1988 Los Angeles on Melrose [...]

Flastock 33 Rock Poster Convention at SXSW in Austin, TX

Flastock 33 Rock Poster Convention at SXSW in Austin, TX

Flatstock 33 Poster by Sonnenzimmer   The first major road trip of 2012 is already upon us! Hero will heading down to the first Flatstock Poster Convention of the year, which will once again be held in Austin, Texas during the SXSW Festival. This is the 33rd Flatstock to date! The Austin Flatstock is always [...]

Photos from the Hero Pop-Up Shop at Modern Nostalgia

Photos from the Hero Pop-Up Shop at Modern Nostalgia

  Here are a few photos from the Hero Pop-Up Shop at Modern Nostalgia this past weekend. Thank you so much to Modern Nostalgia for being such a gracious and lovely hostess and thank you so much to everyone that stopped by this weekend to support us. We have select prints still available for purchase [...]


Hero Pop Up Shop at Modern Nostalgia in February...

Hero Pop Up Shop at Modern Nostalgia in February…

OK Buffalo…mark your calendars…the Hero storefront is coming back for a limited time. Join us for a Hero pop-up shop at Modern Nostalgia on Hertel, Friday, February 17 and Saturday, February 18 with a kickoff party that Thursday night!! We’ll have our usual repertoire of art prints, gigposters and greeting cards, etc – plus some [...]

Last Minute Panic Holiday Marketplace - at WNYBAC - Buffalo, NY

Last Minute Panic Holiday Marketplace – at WNYBAC – Buffalo, NY

We’ll be set up and selling our wares this Friday and Saturday at the Western New York Book Arts Center for their 4th annual Last Minute Panic Holiday Marketplace. It’s Friday, December 16 from 4-8pm and Saturday, December 17 from 12-6pm. At the main gallery, 1st floor of the Western New York Book Arts Center [...]

Renegade Craft Fair Holiday Sale in Chicago - This Weekend!

Renegade Craft Fair Holiday Sale in Chicago – This Weekend!

We’re headed back to Chicago for the 6th Annual Renegade Craft Fair Holiday Market! The holiday sale will be held December 3 + 4, 2011, from 11am – 6pm, at the Pulaski Park Fieldhouse at 1419 W. Blackhawk. As always it is free-to-attend and featuring over 150 of today’s best makers of handmade goods, our [...]


Hero Scratch and Dent Poster Sale - Black Friday 11/25 at WNYBAC

Hero Scratch and Dent Poster Sale – Black Friday 11/25 at WNYBAC

Hello – Buffalo friends!! Hero is having our first ever scratch and dent sale since closing the doors to our own boutique back in April! We are super excited to bring back the magical piles of misprinted and castoff prints that didn’t make it to the signed editions – this time at the Western New [...]

Slow Jams and Dedications at Cotton Candy Machine in Brooklyn

Slow Jams and Dedications at Cotton Candy Machine in Brooklyn

We’re heading back to NYC, kiddos! This time for a gallery show at Tara McPherson’s art boutique / gallery, Cotton Candy Machine, in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. The show, Slow Jams and Dedications, highlights the work of Hero Design, Burlesque of North America, and Mike King (Crash Design). All of the artists will be present at the opening [...]

Please Post Bills - An Art Tribute to Bill Murray

Please Post Bills – An Art Tribute to Bill Murray

We’re pretty stoked to be included in Gallery1988′s gallery show dedicated to Bill Murray called “Please Post Bills, an Art Tribute to a Comedic Legend”. It opens this Thursday, November 3 at Gallery1988 Los Angeles on Melrose and will run through November 26.  The opening is from 7-10pm, so if you are in the Los [...]