strawcastle

Straw Castle Design

Tennessee, United States · 5130 Sales

strawcastle

Straw Castle Design

Tennessee, United States 5130 Sales On Etsy since 2009

5 out of 5 stars
(965)
Derrick Castle

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Derrick Castle

Burning Eagle - Screen Print - Limited
US$14.99
Campfire Tales - Orange Block Print
US$4.99
White Lightning - 3.5" Embroidered Patch
US$7.00
Floarea's Hand - Block Print
US$9.99
Artesanía Sugar Skull - Green Block Print
US$12.99
Snake Charmer - Block Print
US$9.99
Shark Attack - Screen Print - Limited
US$14.99
Victory or Death - Screen Print
US$25.00
Vintage Nashville Sounds - Blue Block Print
US$11.99
Nashville Music City- Blue Block Print
US$11.99
Southern Eagle Crest - Screen Print
US$25.00
Search and Destroy- Tshirt
US$21.99
Wild & Free Nashville - Slouchy Tank
US$25.99
Tennessee Tri-star - Relaxed Tank
US$25.99
Music City - Racerback Tank
US$25.99
Nashville Song Bird - Blue Block Print
US$19.99
Death's Head Hawkmoth - Blue Bandana
US$9.00
Whiskey Sour - Block Print
US$9.99
Old Fashioned- Block Print
US$9.99
Negroni - Block Print
US$9.99
Music City - Ladies V-Neck Tee
US$23.99
TheNPR - Flatstock 53
US$29.99
La Rosa Catrina - Kraft Block Print
US$13.99
Scourge of the Roads - 5.5" Embroidered Patch
US$9.99
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Reviews

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5 out of 5 stars
(965)
Adam Schneider

Adam Schneider on Sep 27, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

Amazing!! Great creative and super nice craftsmanship. I ended up ordering another print recently and cannot wait to get it up next to this one. Keep cranking out great work!

Jenn Surowitz

Jenn Surowitz on Sep 25, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

Beautiful design. Excellent print job and paper quality. Super fast shipping packed thoughtfully to arrive in perfect condition. Love it.

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Updates

Just released a new bandana in the etsy shop. I'm pretty excited about how these turned out!

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The Fierce - Black Bandana
US$10.00
I just finished reprinting this beauties. They are now available in the etsy shop!

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Dame De Fleurs - Blue Block Print
US$19.99

About

Straw Castle

Straw Castle is a brand by designer/illustrator Derrick Castle. It includes t-shirts, embroidered patches, and original block prints.

Derrick has created designs for a wide range of clients including Nike, Miller High Life, Disney, Crate & Barrel, and Under Armour, as well as merch companies Live Nation and Uprising Creative, who represent most of the top acts in the music industry.

Straw Castle designs are based on the block printing aesthetic. For years, Derrick has been developing his own unique vision in the design community, experimenting with a variety of methods for creating reproducible art and design. His favorite, he found, is block printing, a primitive form of relief printing where an image is hand-carved into a material such as wood or linoleum, then coated with a thin layer of ink, and pressed to paper stock or textiles.

“The hand-crafted nature of block printing, with all its imperfections, gives each print so much character,” says Derrick. “People want products created by artisans, not cheap, mass-produced designs. The booming popularity of the craft beer and distilling movement as well as local crafts and artists prove that people are drawn to products made with passion and care. That’s why I believe my block prints resonate with people.”

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  • Derrick Castle

    Owner, Maker, Designer, Curator

    Hello, I'm a Nashville based Designer/Illustrator looking to create a unique vision in the design community. I think folks are drawn to products made with passion and care. These are some of the qualities that have drawn me to Block Printing.

  • Jennifer Castle

    Owner, Customer Service, Shipper

    Always the employee of the month, I'm proud to announce that my wife has joined the Straw Castle team. Jennifer is a former school teacher but now is in charger of Straw Castle operations.

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Last updated on February 11, 2011

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