Explore dispatches from around the world that connect us to a shared purpose & destination.


  • Artist spotlight: Pat Hamilton

    Artist spotlight: Pat Hamilton

    Patrick AKA Paddy Hams is an illustrator and graphic designer currently based in Richmond, Virginia. He loves smart design, sweating the details, using a little humor, and taking some risks. In addition to illustration and design, he enjoys playing and...

  • Artist spotlight: Nori Rinaldo

    Artist spotlight: Nori Rinaldo

    Nori loves seeking out new adventures and spending time outside and is obsessed with biking, skiing, doing yoga, and surfing. These activities are important components in her creative practice. She is based in Portland, Oregon, where she is surrounded by...

  • Artist Spotlight: Jessica Clifford

    Artist Spotlight: Jessica Clifford

    Jessica hails from Cornish, NH and was the designer of our first New Hampshire travel patches. Below, she tells us a little more about herself and what inspired her designs. Today as a full-time artist, I am focused on fine...

  • Artist Spotlight: Kaitlynn Miller

    Artist Spotlight: Kaitlynn Miller

    Kaitlynn is a Vermont-based artist (more specifically, a Northeast Kingdom resident) whose work is largely inspired by nature and the beauty of our surroundings. She loves finding ways to share that beauty with others through art. Can you tell me...

  • Why we chose patches to help travelers give back

    Why we chose patches to help travelers give back

    Since founding Outpatch I’ve had to “pitch” the concept to a wide range of willing and unwilling listeners. The first reaction generally goes something along the lines of “Neat idea….but why patches?” It actually took me a while to develop...

  • Why we founded Outpatch

    Why we founded Outpatch

    My family, friends, and even brief acquaintances probably know that the idea of me writing some sort of origin story would be a painful affair. I generally don’t like talking about myself which is a trait I think I share...