SOPHISTI-KITS are Here, Huzzah!

Posted on Mar 2, 2015 in gravel art, new gravel art, Sophisti-Kits | 3 Comments
SOPHISTI-KITS are Here, Huzzah!

So it’s been almost a year since I decided that gravel art kits–real, modern, gravel art kits–the way I saw them in my head, would actually be a real thing. I didn’t have any idea how, but this has been a long-buried dream. And when there’s a will, there’s a way. After months of research; planning; websites; […]

Detroit’s Dirty Show and other adventures (NSFW)

Posted on Feb 23, 2015 in new gravel art | 2 Comments
Detroit’s Dirty Show and other adventures (NSFW)

  Every Valentine’s weekend in Detroit, there is an event the in-the-knows wait all winter for. Attendees range from the well-dressed, to the undressed, and is definitely the place to be seen– and not just because this show gets a lot of press *wink wink.* The Dirty Show just celebrated its 16th annual exhibition, and this […]

“The Green Lady of Gravel” goes up for auction!

“The Green Lady of Gravel” goes up for auction!

  So here she is… “The Green Lady of Gravel.” The first offering from Atomic Crush Design! We started on a mission to revive the ancient, and under-appreciated art of the crushed crystal mosaic of the 1960’s. While on a 350 mile road trip in the pouring rain trying to research and purchase supplies for our new […]

Gravel Art 101

Posted on Sep 2, 2014 in gravel art, uncategorized, vintage gravel art | 4 Comments
Gravel Art 101

Maybe you didn’t know what they were called… But you’ve definitely seen them. Some make you want to choke on their tiny parts, while others make you swoon over their kitschy opulence… Gravel art, as this art form is most commonly known as, was at its peak in the 1960s. Available in a wide variety of crafty kits and ready-made panels, these […]