Tristan Herbert is a 23-year-old artist living in Baltimore, Maryland who has recently hit media headlines for his artistic talent and ability to custom design cell phone cases. Since starting his company, Tristan Art, a little over 9 months ago Herbert has now designed more than 400 cases. Some of his clients include Nicki Minaj, DJ Clue, Detroit Lions tight end Brandon Pettigrew and a large list of others that continues to grow
Personalized cell phone cases are in high demand today. More companies are beginning to come out with custom iPhone case designer apps, like the Shout! case designer app, that allow the user to be the artist and design something that shows off their personal style and sets them apart from their friends.
Herbert doesn’t only custom design iPhone cases. He also has a variety of images of Samsung Galaxy phones and Playstation controllers he has custom designed on his site as well. Take a look at the gallery below to see some of the iPhone cases that he’s designed for some of the stars.
Tristan Herbert is originally from Long Island, NY but moved to South Carolina when he was a child which was where he grew up. After high school he moved to Baltimore, Maryland in hopes of joining a professional sports team, but a knee injury closed out his dream of being a professional athlete so Herbert began to focus on another passion, creating cartoons. He began working on his own cartoon series and doing voiceovers for his own characters. He started posting his cartoons online in hopes to inspire people to want to become a cartoon. As his cartoons and art started go viral his dream started to come to life.
Herbert began designing cell phone covers for friends and family which was a passion and hobby that ended up turning into a full time job. Once his artwork began to go viral on Instagram he started having much more than just friends and family hitting him up for custom designed phone cases. After hitting media headlines for designing a custom case for Nicki Minaj, Tristan has been featured in numerous magazine, interviews and news articles with one of the more recent being his article in the Baltimore Sun, a media and news company that’s based in Baltimore, MA.