INTERVIEW: Meet the Indigenous Designers Behind Trickster Company, the Innovative Lifestyle Brand from Juneau, Alaska (US PARK PASS)
Rico Worl founded Trickster Company in Juneau, Alaska in 2014, starting with his popular hand-painted skateboards and a successful Kickstarter campaign that funded a unique deck of playing cards designed with Northwest Coast formline art. Rico’s sister, Crystal Worl, joined him as a business partner after earning her Bachelor’s degree in Art and Design.As Indigenous artisans and designers, Rico and Crystal strive to represent modern Indigenous lifestyles to a broader audience through a distinctive Indigenous artform known as Northwest Coast formline art. They envisioned a business that included a gift shop in downtown Juneau that sold fine art, products for modern Indigenous...
The Raven and Rico Worl in The Pennsylvania Gazette
Lead designer, Rico Worl, got his undergraduate degree from University of Pennsylvania and is honored to be featured in the Gazette today! The Pennsylvania Gazette is an alumni magazine; Written for, about, and frequently by, alumni, the Gazette’s viewpoint is as wide-ranging as the readership it serves and is committed to reinforcing the richness and diversity of the Penn experience. Read the article here: https://thepenngazette.com/the-raven-and-rico-worl/
First Alaskans Institute Magazine
Trickster Company Artists; Rico Worl, Crystal Worl, and featured artist Michaela Goade (recently a Caldacot award winner!) are intereviewed in this First Alaskans magazine! Click here then scroll down to view the story. Thank you Penny Gage for sharing our story.
Trickster Company receives AIIC Business of the Year Award
Trickster Co. artist selected to design USPS stamp!
Sealaska Heritage Institute Press Relase: TLINGIT ARTIST CHOSEN TO CREATE STAMP FOR U.S. POSTAL SERVICE SHI helping to plan release ceremony in 2021Nov. 19, 2020 (About the Stamp) (About the Artist) The U.S. Postal Service has tapped a Tlingit artist based in Juneau to create a Northwest Coast art stamp for distribution in 2021. The design of the stamp, titled “Raven Story” by Rico Lanáat’ Worl, was unveiled this week by the Postal Service as part of its Forever Stamps series. The Postal Service had planned to unveil the stamp with Sealaska Heritage Institute (SHI) at Celebration 2020, but the event was...