KPCC 89.3 / NPR in Pasadena, CA

December 18, 2017 - LA artist David Palmer colors in California's vintage carousels

David Palmer is an artist who's spent a lifetime capturing the Southern California lifestyle. He's painted skateboarders in Venice beach, airplanes over LAX ... and now, vintage carousels from Santa Monica to Griffith Park to San Diego... MORE

A short radio interview (5:30) about my carousel paintings and coloring book. Click the blue PLAY button to listen. There's also a free carousel coloring page you can download.


Designlines / Toronto’s Ultimate Guide to Design

Issue 2, 2016 - Annual Shopping Guide
Stuff On Repeat | Fresh, large-scale takes on geometric and nature-inspired patterns

ART HISTORY: Artist David Palmer’s vinyl Biosphere covering layers painted and line-drawn cherry blossoms, charting how artworks evolve from sketch to canvas... MORE


Designer Insights

September 22, 2015 - What has brought you to this point in your career? And what is your advice for people looking to follow in your footsteps?

I definitely wouldn’t advise anyone to follow in my footsteps! You’d drive yourself crazy. But what I would suggest is to just get started. Find something that you’re passionate about doing, and dive in. Follow your curiosity. Along the way you’ll figure out what you need to know.... MORE

Designer Insights is a design blog based in the UK.


Lisa Mende Design

June 28, 2014 - I found the amazing artist, David Palmer by clicking through new followers on my Pinterest account this morning. David has one of his paintings as his profile picture on Pinterest. There was something about that red and white pinwheel lollipop that caught my attention and made me want to see more from this artist... MORE

Lisa Mende is an interior designer and blogger based in North Carolina.


Travel Muse

May 19, 2014 - David Palmer at Beverly Hills Art Fair. It’s hard to decide what I love best about David Palmer’s work. Perhaps it’s his use of color, his whimsy or maybe it’s just the fact that he paints whatever tickles his fancy. These are a sampling from his exhibit this past Sunday, May 18, 2014, at the Beverly Hills Art Fair in Los Angeles. I buttonholed David at the fair and asked: Why cows? He said he had been inspired by... MORE

Cynthia Cherbak blogs from Los Angeles about travel art and culture.


Los Angeles Times

October 11, 2012 - Think Google is taking over your brain? There's a song for that. If a smartphone or a tablet are within easy reach, why search your brain for the answer that is just a few swipes away? That was the inspiration behind a new song "Google Is My Brain" from L.A. indie pop duo Not a Bus.... MORE

This story is about an ongoing music project I'm involved in as 1/2 of indie pop duo Not A Bus.


Huffington Post

August 14, 2011 - The World's Most Expensive Pair Of Flip-Flops. Sustainable for the environment, but not necessarily your wallet, for a mere $18,000 you can be the proud owner of these eco-friendly flip-flops. The L.A.-based eco-conscious footwear company Chipkos and contemporary artist David Palmer have teamed up to create "the world's most expensive flip-flops ... MORE


MoCo Loco

January 27, 2010 - Oh, That Explains Everything by Rollout & David Palmer. Taking stock of pork futures and forecasting economic trends are not typical topics for wallcoverings, but being surrounded by a visual interpretation of worth could be practical in this day and age. Rollout's most recent art-print wallpaper hybrid was a collaboration with David Palmer with a focus on an open-ended dialogue about value for MADE's Assets & Values show. ... MORE

MoCo Loco is an international blog covering contemporary design and architecture.


Art & Perception

March 2, 2007 - Forever almost falling: Interview with David Palmer. David Palmer’s show at the William Turner Gallery in Santa Monica opened last weekend. I’ve been intrigued by David’s work since I first saw it on his web site, and I’d been pestering him for an interview ... MORE

Interview by Steve Durbin. Art & Perception is an multi-disciplinary blog focusing on art, science and culture.


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