I interview Juna Duncan of Detour Designables.
MC: What made you decide to start your own online t-shirt shop?
JD: I’ve always liked designing t-shirts since I was a teenager. My first design was for a Church Youth Activity back in the 80s. In the late 90s I used to submit designs to [...]
I interview Filip Vandewiele, owner of the Belgium t-shirt brand Aaitski!
MC: So, what does Aaitski mean? Is it a Belgian word?
FV: It’s a universal shout that stands for : “I’m Feeling All Right! Aight!” The diminutive ‘-ski’ gives the name a charming character, in a way that Aaitski! embodies a sweet [...]
I interview Matt, co-creator of the clothing line Choke Shirt Co.
MC: So, what’s with the name Choke Clothing?
CS: One of the most frustrating things for us was trying to come up with a name for the company. There came a point when we had the original designs ready to go and [...]
I interview Lewis Boyce, creator of t-shirt brand Suffoca.
MC: So, what’s the general idea behind Suffoca?
LB: Suffoca, the feeling when you were a kid and not allowed sugar before bed then sneaking into the kitchen to take a spoon full, later, with eyes open wide and your feet dancing in your [...]
After many references to the brand, and the man behind the brand, on T-Shirt Magazine, I finally interview the ‘Exuberant’ Eric Terry, creator of Linty Fresh.
MC: It seems that Linty Fresh has come a long way since the past year. I’m surprised we didn’t interview you back in 2008. What would [...]
We interview Jing Liu, lead designer of bamboo clothing brand Juzd.
MC: So, what’s the main idea behind the Juzd brand? Explain the concept and why you started the brand.
JL: JUZD is short for “Juiced”. JUZD is a state of mind. When you put on the shirt you are JUICED. You reach [...]
We interview Candace, creator of the clothing line, Super Good Clothing.
MC: So, what’s with the name, ‘Super Good’?
SG: I chose the name “super good” as it’s the phrase I often use in lieu of “awesome” or “great” (although I also use those as well). Shortly before establishing my brand, I [...]
I interview t-shirt designer Alex Solis about his work as an illustrator and graphic designer.
MC: How long have you been creating t-shirt designs?
AS: T-shirt designs, I would say, seriously, mid last year, but I’ve been drawing all my life and doing graphic design for a few years, now as my career. [...]
I interview Jud a.k.a El Presidente, creator of the t-shirt design competition site, Shirt Fight.
MC: To start off, the Shirt Fight brand is awesome! How did you think of the idea for Shirt Fight?
SF: Thanks, glad you like it! We started with a concept of having shirts battling it out [...]
We interview Taylor Smith, co-founder of Universitee Apparel.
TM: How did the idea of Universitees come about?
TS: Two of my friends and I created a web/graphic design company called BlokHead Designs. We sold t-shirts at my high school for self promotion. In the end, we sold around 100 shirts and this sparked [...]