It has been a dream of mine to open up a shop in another country. My team and I don’t know much about international business, but with teamwork, a little bit of risk taking, PMA, and passion, we made it happen. Two years ago I brought my mom and dad to London for their very [...]

Johnny Cupcakes x Paid Dues

Posted on April 1, 2013

We had the opportunity to hang with California’s Paid Dues festival and even print a special music themed t-shirt in commemoration, which you can now purchase exclusively through our LA shop while supplies last! The event was nothing short of amazing. Big thanks to Murs + family, Terry, Guerilla Union, Kate and her AZ friends [...]

Kentucky Field Trip

Posted on March 28, 2013

I was invited to Kentucky to speak on branding and entrepreneurship, which was hosted by the almighty Complete Set. Time for an old fashioned field trip! Vrroooooommm! Since Kentucky is where John Burke—our Johnny Cupcakes warehouse manager—is originally from, it only seemed right for me to bring him along so that he could spend some [...]

Grocery Typography: Eat More Produce

Posted on March 25, 2013

I recently stopped by Eat More Produce in Winter Park, Florida and fell in love with their shop, snack selection, smoothies, and their hearty caprese sandwich. While gazing down their aisles for some additional treats, their cute handwritten signs kept flirting with me. Whether it’s neat, scratchy, varied in style, or barely recognizable, it’s made [...]

Kellen’s Wedding

Posted on March 24, 2013

After she successfully opened up Johnny Cupcakes Los Angeles, a couple years ago I brought Kellen, my brave little toaster, over to England to open up and run Johnny Cupcakes London. While there, she fell in love with a great dude named Andy. I couldn’t be more happy for them! Have you had the pleasure [...]

Easter Memories

Posted on March 23, 2013

There are so many memories associated with Easter. Like most kids, my memories are nested within an Easter basket, with loads of Easter treats hidden inside the neon green static cling grass. I remember going on neighborhood Easter egg hunts, being brought to the mall to get a photo with the perverted Easter Bunny, dying [...]