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The look of the Irish

The Irish have brought many wonderful things to the world. Guinness, leprechauns, potato based foods, a very unique way of pronouncing the word ‘tart,’ and lots of general cheery charm. No wonder I’m moving to Dublin, what’s not to love? Hmm, the exchange rate maybe – but that aside the emerald isle is one of the […]

Homecoming Bear Hug

Hello readers, I’m sorry it’s been so long since I wrote regular fashion snippets here…you’ve probably forgotten the sound of my voice by now. Over the past month I’ve been finishing off my degree and doing pesky finals so my fashion tendrils have been a bit lax, but don’t worry I’m back now. When you’ve […]

Where’s Your Head At?

Ever wished that you could have a different head? Maybe you’d like the chiseled features of Michelangelo’s David, the wide-eyed elegance of Audrey Hepburn, the winning smile of Barak Obama, Marylin Monroe’s iconic beauty spot or Elvis Presley’s upper lip? You’re not alone, there are times when I would like another head. At the moment I think […]

Animal Farm

Hybrid animals could be looked at as a form of animal kingdom creativity. Why have two separate animals when you could mix two and create one? With artistic vision and a splash of linguistic license, real life animal cross-breeding has resulting in the fantastic sounding ‘liger’, a cross between a lion and tiger, and the ‘yakalo’, a […]

Dirty Design

Even the strongest detergent isn’t going to make this white white. The inspiration for this t-shirt by BustedTees seems to be the finger graffiti associated with the back of a dirty van. If you decide to invest in this t-shirt, you might consider whether people going to think you’re just plain dirty. Fortunately this concern is […]

Design by Roland

Do you ever wish you were a good designer? Do you put your t-shirt artwork together but are then disappointed when it doesn’t quite look like it did you your mind’s eye? Then you need Roland! Roland is Swedish. He is a pro with over 10 years design experience in a multitude of sectors. He […]

Photoshop Tutorial

Layers Magazine has an excellent tutorial by Jeff Finley, on how to create a t-shirt design with Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator in vector graphics. We particularly like the section about preparing your artwork for screen printers: “Now that the design is created, what do you do with it? In most cases as a designer, you […]