Christopher Lee and Kristine Songco of The Birds & The Beasts have a secret they probably won’t openly share on their web shop. What we already know is this: Their cards and prints are expertly illustrated and designed. Also, the words drip like melted butter over a warm sugar cookie. I challenge you to find one bad piece in anything they do—You can’t, so don’t.
So, what’s the big talent secret?
One of these folks has some serious skills with a camera. Take a look at their blog and you’ll see photo after sumptuous photo that is as good as anything they sell online, except they don’t sell any of their photos, at least not that I can tell. There’s no reason why you shouldn’t buy their cards and prints, but when you do buy them, make sure you tell them they could also sell you some hot snaps out of whatever camera they’re using. I’m not going to show the photos here, so you’re gonna have to go check them out yourself. Get on it, kids!
Because today just happens to be May the Fourth Be With You, we’ll start with this print right here:
In a last moment effort, Chris hit me up to showcase a few new prints that B&B will be premiering at the show. You’re getting the glance at these awesome pieces:
If ever there was someone who embodied the Unique Paper series, it’s The Birds and the Beasts.