"blik, the wall decal company we've mentioned a number of times, has just launched four new (and totally funny) designs from funbus, a division of dan golden studio. the minute it popped up in my inbox, i started wishing i had children. but, then, wouldn't the days stuck in this room be great in an office?"
"dan golden's new age collection of rugs is a groovy departure from his more tongue-in-cheek meds or cartoon collections. when we asked dan about the inspiration behind this new series, he embraced the opportunity to take us on a bit of a magic carpet ride back to his more formative years. it becomes clear that the rich tapestry that made up dan's childhood was a real source of the creativity for which he is known today. dan guides us on a tour of his inspiration..."
"born in l.a. and raised in san diego, dan golden attributes part of his boho-design roots to his road-hitting, hippie parents (who, among other things, opened an ice cream parlor in a mexican fishing village when golden was a kid). but now that the designer has put down roots in new york city, he's rethinking that feel-good rainbow. with his just-launched new age rug collection, golden has rechanneled those positive vibrations for a new take on life-affirming design. a total of six rugs are included in the felted wool collection for odegard."
the new york times
'dan golden, a new york cartoonist, has had his work published in opium magazine and the san francisco metropolitan, a monthly arts newspaper, but he was seeking a wider audience. "i want to get my work out there," mr. golden said, adding gumptiously, "like charles schulz or jonathan adler."
"you can see dan golden's artwork on the walls of galleries and under your feet. through a unique collaboration with interior designer ford lininger, golden invigorated the world of rug-making with a sophisticated artistic visioin. dan golden rugs have become fun and highly sought-after pieces of interior design. behance caught up with golden to discuss the ingredients for a successful collaboration and a productive business."
"dan golden is a new york based artist who has shown his playful yet sophisticated work in galleries for nearly a decade. in 2006 dan golden joined forces with interior designer ford lininger and together they created and developed a series of luxurious hand-tufted new zealand wool carpets."