What a 228 is, is a United States Postal Service shipping label that graffiti writers and artists use to attach their handiwork to. Graffiti writers and artists transform the mundane blank-white space into tags, bombs, throws, characters and whatever else they can create.
In the end, the 228s act as a name tag of sorts, a marker, a piece of free advertisement, art. They are something that lets the person viewing it know that so-and-so was here, or someone who is holding that 228 in their hand knows and feels the life lived by the writer or artist that permeates from the pen markings.
When we say pen markings though, you should know too that the mediums used on the labels are endless. As you can see in the pictures, you can use spray cans, paint markers, sharpies, ink and any other form of materials that permanently mark the page. Be sure to include beers, blunts and buddies in that category too, because the mark those memories leave are always good times and lots of laughs, the key ingredients of any good sticker session.
So go out and get you some memory making materials, hit up some friends and get to making your own 228 sticker pack and be sure to share it with us and also post your pics in the comment section below.
Also, be sure to stop by the store and pick-up an AGNTS Black Book Sticker Pack and start or add to your collection today.
Peep these 228s that we have received through sticker trades, art shows, interviews and collaborations…