By now I’m probably the last blog on earth to post the news, my buddy Jeff Hamada, graphic designer and the brains behind Booooooom, just got official word on the release date for his great-looking collaboration with Converse Red. All profits from these shoes will be donated to the Global Fund, like the flyer says. [...]
My good friend Damion Silver put me in touch with the talented Kelly D. Williams. Kelly is an accomplished artist, a talented graphic designer, and he also heads up the Distrikt collective which is responsible for tons of great creative output too. This interview started out as a normal, short T-Files profile on Kelly’s work. [...]
My friends at Foreign Family are getting stupider than Rob Base back in ’88, thanks to their big “Stoopid Sale” going on this weekend. Bella and I went to check it out this afternoon and it seemed like people are really responding to the stoopendously nice gear at stoopidly low prices. Hurry and they might [...]
Yesterday I got the chance to interview Mister Cartoon, and on my way to meet him I stopped in at his retail space The Last Laugh. It’s a really nice boutique stocked with goods produced by Cartoon and Estevan Oriol, and there’s a tattoo studio in the back. Check it out if you are downtown: 129 [...]
I was talking with Nima earlier and he revealed that today, in fact, marks the actual 10 year anniversary since he first launched the online store in his parents’ garage. Big congratulations to Nima and Mani and the DG crew. Ten years is a long time. Nima guestimated that translates about 1 million tees sold. [...]
Today we’ve got an interview with the founder and Creative Director of one of the most interesting labels I know; TBG. Having initially launched Too Black Guys in Canada at the start of the ’90s, Adrian’s brand was a runaway success and he soon had a flagship shop in T-Dot and another in the Big [...]
Highly respected Japanese label Graniph are holding a T-shirt design contest with cash prizes, and it’s open to anyone in the whole wide world. They’ve even kindly listed the regulations in multiple languages. Top prize gets about $9000. Well, what are you waiting for? Via iloveyourtshirt.
The good people at Mishka have very nicely put together this collection of avatars you can download for free, and use as your AIM icon or forum avatar, for example. Great idea.
The DG Water Project is a go! Tell a friend! Re-post it on another blog! Make a Youtube video! Somebody call somebody! Shop! Shop! Shop! Buy! Buy! Buy! It’s for a good cause…
In mid-December, I posted a T-Files interview with Nima, about the upcoming Digital Gravel Water Project – a non profit project designed to procure a PlayPump for a town in Africa by producing and retailing limited edition designs from brands such as The Hundreds, Foreign Family, Selector, STPL, 3Sixteen, Hoodman, ABCNT, Bombin’, Nonsense & GrtrThan. [...]