Picpack Sells Popular Artwork Printed on 6x6cm Magnets

March 5, 2013 | Zoltan Arva-Toth | General | 2 Comments |
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Picpack, a Berlin-based start-up that allows you to print your Instagram photos on magnets, is expanding its magnet-printing service to include the work of talented illustrators and photographers around the world. The current line-up includes Instagram superstars like Michael Schulz (@berlinstagram), Ricky Araujo (@rickyohead) and Thomas Kakareko (@thomas_k), plus distinguished illustrators like Benjamin Rabe and Farid Rivas Michel. Packs of 12 magnets cost €18 each, including free delivery worldwide.

As the company is always looking for new talent, photographers are encouraged to submit their work for consideration.

Website: Picpack

Picpack Press Release

Picpack Sells Popular Artwork Printed on 6x6cm Magnets

Picpack is a magnet-printing service in Berlin. As well as your personal instagram photos, you can now buy magnets featuring the work of high-profile artists.

Berlin – February 21. Bored with canvas and photo paper? Magnets are a novel way for people to buy art, and a new channel for creatives to publish their work.

Picpack is expanding its magnet-printing service to include the work of talented illustrators and photographers around the world. See the full range at getpicpack.com/packs/selected.

Packs of 12 magnets cost €18 each, including free delivery worldwide. Orders ship from Berlin in one business day.

Picpack’s art gallery is growing by the week. The current lineup includes instagram superstars like Michael Schulz (@berlinstagram) and Thomas Kakareko (@thomas_k), plus distinguished illustrators like Benjamin Rabe and Farid Rivas Michel. In total, featured artists have half a million followers on Instagram.

“We’re friends with many photographers, illustrators and artists – people who create amazing work and deserve a wider audience,” said Thomas Albrecht, co-founder of Picpack. “By printing their work on magnets, we hope to share our favourite art with the world.”

Picpack is always looking for new talent. Artists are encouraged to submit their work for consideration. Send an email to hello@getpicpack.com with a short introduction and at least 12 sample images.

Submissions are curated by the Picpack team: if they like your stuff, you’ll be invited to join the artist pack program and earn a generous sales commission.

“This is a great way for artists to get more exposure and promote their work,” said Jakob Fricke, another co-founder. “We look forward to adding more talented artists in the coming weeks.”

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Picpack launched in Berlin in May 2012. Founded by Jakob Fricke, Thomas Albrecht and Tadas Š?erbinskas, the weekend side-project has grown to a mature company and remains 100% bootstrapped.


Illustration sourced from http://getpicpack.com/packs/selected



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#1 TaffySnapsYT

However the article fails to mention that all photos shown are in fact by Rickyohead / macronaturephotos.com

TaffySnaps.

6:35 pm - Tuesday, March 5, 2013

#2 Zoltan Arva-Toth

Thanks for the information. To clarify, we have received the press release by email directly from Picpack's owner, along with a link to the relevant page on the website, where the accompanying illustration is sourced from.

10:17 am - Wednesday, March 6, 2013