About Iron and Resin

Born in a small, Southern California, blue-collar beach town, graced with world class point breaks and seaside racetracks, where ghosts of a once towering oil industry still linger in the shadows. Iron & Resin is the brainchild of several friends who, after decades of collective experience building successful clothing brands, decided to turn back the clock and start anew. The result is a small, hand built collection of goods that draws heavily upon the founder’s own lifestyles and experiences.

Forged in California... In a mass produced, disposable world, Iron & Resin is a product of "one-off" culture. Where men still build, by their own hands, the craft they ride, be it water or land. Our goods are carefully hand crafted and printed one at a time in California.

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Iron & Resin Artisan Collection - Jon Van Hamersveld

John Van Hamersveld is an icon in Southern California culture, or more aptly described as a creator of icons. While not everyone may know his name, almost everyone will recognize his pop-art style and most likely something he has created. In a career spanning over fifty years, he can be credited with many graphics and images that identify with the West Coast, including The Endless Summer and many of the most famous album covers of the ‘70s, including Jimi Hendrix, The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Cream and Jefferson Airplane, just to name a few. He’s arguably one of the most relevant pop-artists to come out of California, helping pave the way for many of today’s pop and street artists with his minimalist drawing style and his use of vibrant, bold color.

We’ve long been fans of John’s work, from his humble beginnings a...

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