Don Pendleton is an American artist, Grammy award winning designer and illustrator out of Dayton, OH. His work has been featured in over 30 magazines over the years from various art, skateboard and culture publications and he continues to work commercially with design and illustration as well as dedicating time to the fine art realm with his painting. His illustration and design work earned him a Grammy award in 2014. The design of the jacket was inspired by the minimal punk rock denim jackets of the 80s that typically featured white ink on the back of denim jackets. There is also a painting on the interior back of the jacket, kind of an easter egg that only the wearer knows is there.