strawcastle

Straw Castle Design

Nashville, Tennessee · 5596 Sales

strawcastle

Straw Castle Design

Nashville, Tennessee 5596 Sales On Etsy since 2009

5 out of 5 stars
(1057)
Derrick Castle

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Derrick Castle

Call of the Wild - Tshirt
$21.99
Craft Brewed - Long Sleeve T-shirt
$7.00
Past Lives - Block Print
$12.00
Nature's Hand - Black Block Print
$11.99
Snake Bite - Block Print
$9.99
Snake Charmer - Block Print
$9.99
Music City - Racerback Tank
$25.99
Ornamental Eagle - Ladies Slouchy V-Neck Tee
$7.00
Burning Feather - Flowy Raglan Tee
$7.00
Wild & Free in Nashville - Ladies V-Neck Tee
$22.99
The Mandala Skull - White Racerback Tank
$7.00
Call of the Wild - V-Neck Tank
$8.00
Nashville Natives - Burgundy
$7.00
Nashville Music City- Blue Block Print
$11.99
The Mandala Skull - Racerback Tank
$7.00
Primitive Prints - V-Neck Tank
$7.00
East Side - V-Neck Tank
$7.00
White Lightning- T-shirt
$7.00
Campfire Tales - Orange Block Print
$4.99
White Lightning - Block Print
$9.99
STAG FORCE- 3.5" Embroidered Patch
$8.00
Death's Head Hawkmoth - Block Print
$4.99
East Side - Baby Rib Cap
$7.00
Bush Hog - Block Print
$9.99
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5 out of 5 stars
(1057)
Pugbit

Pugbit on Mar 24, 2017

5 out of 5 stars

love these and thanks for the extra goodies!

Pugbit

Pugbit on Mar 24, 2017

5 out of 5 stars

shipped good and quick and in great condition!

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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
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I just finished reprinting this beauties. They are now available in the etsy shop!

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Dame De Fleurs - Blue Block Print
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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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