Full time freelance creator
Chris please, biriefly introduce yourself to the readers.
Hey Everyone, my name is Chris Costa and i’m a full time freelance creator focussing on Band merchandising and branding and am also the owner, operator of Badlands Brand, a clothing label that i started February of this year.
I call Melbourne my home and generate my work from my home office with the assistance of
my canine intern Amelia, heavy doses of hip-hop, coffee and hard work.
A small timer doing big things with a love for bold and simplistic design.
Who or what made you become an artist?
When i was 14 i helped run local gigs with a hardcore crew and when the opportunity came up
for me to try designing posters i got my older brother to teach me the basics on a stolen copy
of photoshop and went from there.
In the beginning designing was just fun and i had no idea that it was something that could be made into a career or earn money from so when high school finished and i had no fucking idea what i wanted to do, my mum gave me the hard word and i signed up for a diploma of graphic design the same night…..The rest is hard work and history. Continue Reading