Hero and Sound Inc.
HERO is a multidisciplinary design studio dedicated to producing hand-crafted illustration and design, run by Long Beach, CA -based husband and wife team, Beth Manos and Mark Brickey. Formed in 2003, Hero focuses primarily on design and illustration for the music industry and cultural institutions, yet have enjoyed collaborating on a wide range of projects for a variety of clients. Hero’s innovative screen prints have been featured in magazines such as HOW, Print, and SPIN, and design publications including Gigposters Volume 1: Rock Show Art of the 21st Century (Quirk Books), 1000 Garment Graphics (Rockport Publishers), and Naive: Modernism and Folklore in Contemporary Graphic Design (Gestalten Verlag). Their work has been exhibited in various museums and galleries including Museum of Design Atlanta, Gallery 1988 (LA), and Crewest Gallery (LA).