Surf City Surf Dog 2011

Posted on Oct 7, 2011

September was a super busy month for us, with many major pet-related events (why are they all in September?) and lots of behind-the-scenes work on our soon-to-be released Design Lab Creative Studio Website. But today we are back and we wanted to share some stories and photos from Surf City Surf Dog, an event so […]

A Simple, Yet Heartfelt Tribute

Posted on Sep 11, 2011

from The Labs Today is a day of remembrance, reflection and tribute. Today is the day when you remember not to part without saying “I Love You.” Today is a day to be grateful for everything we have. Today is a day to think about and comfort those in need. Today is the day to realize […]


Posted on Sep 5, 2011

from the Design Lab Can’t believe it’s September already! The arrival of a new month means the reveal of a new illustration in our Critter~a~Month series. For September’s Critter, I decided to go with a Boston Terrier and enlisted the help of our friend and hero Jesse Freidin and his beloved sidekick Pancake, a 6 […]

Things We Love: Aroma Home

Posted on Aug 23, 2011

from the Design Lab We have had the pleasure of working with our friends over at Aroma Home for some time now, doing graphic design, illustration and creating feature pages to showcase all their wonderful new products on their website. Recently, they have showed a soft spot (no pun intended) for dogs and we couldn’t […]

Catching the Next Wave Home

Posted on Aug 15, 2011

from the Photo Lab Finding Nemo “Crush: Oh, it’s awesome, Jellyman. The little dudes are just eggs, we leave ’em on a beach to hatch, and then, coo-coo-cachoo, they find their way back to the big ol’ blue.” Have you ever had a summer that changed your life? One in which you experienced something so […]

Critter~a~Month (and the winner is…)

Posted on Aug 8, 2011

from the Design Lab The time to reveal this month’s Critter is finally here, and along with that, the winner of a signed print. Thank you to everyone who participated in our first-ever contest on Facebook. If this is something you would like to see us do more of, please let us know by posting […]

Win a Signed Print of Our Next Critter~a~Month!

Posted on Aug 3, 2011

Our new illustration for Critter~a~Month is ready! Before we reveal it, we wanted to have some fun and give one lucky soul a chance to win a limited-edition, signed print. Want to give it a shot? It’s simple, all you have to do is enter our Facebook contest, and guess the breed of the Critter based on the […]

The Gift of Custom Pet Photography

Posted on Jul 21, 2011

from the Photo Lab We have been busy bees at the Photo Lab headquarters! While we are in the process of preparing our Design Lab website for launch, creating illustrations for Critter~a~Month and photographing amazing animal companions; we are also producing beautiful custom design products and gifts for clients. Custom pet photography makes for an […]

A Postcard from Sonoma: Celebrating Pawtriotic Day at Kunde Family Estate

Posted on Jul 5, 2011

from the Photo Lab Warm weather, sun-drenched hills covered in bright green grapevines, live music, 50+ dogs roaming free, jumping in and out of the pond while their people sat and enjoyed a delicious glass of wine… sound like something out of Utopia? Well, it was sweet and real at Kunde Family Estate‘s Pawtriotic Day […]

Pawtriotic Day at Kunde!

Posted on Jun 29, 2011

from the Photo Lab     Independence Day is just around the corner and what a better way to celebrate than with a nice BBQ with your best friend by your side! If only it weren’t for those fireworks that tend to be quite scary for some pups… well, here’s an idea for you: The […]