Mishka R1TU4L5 - Spring 2014 from Мишка Bloglin on Vimeo.

Mishka :: R1TU4L5

Drawing inspiration from our obsession with the internet and the occult, New York based fashion brand Mishka introduce their pre-summer collection / look book ‘R1TU4L5.’ With bold graphic prints being a focal point of the collection (through snapbacks, jerseys and long/short sleeve tees) imagery references ‘nights spent in internet K-holes’ and Google searches on conspiracy theory’s including alien abductions, the Rothschild’s, The Bohemian Grove and The Knights Templar. Feature


Ciara Phelan

Ciara Phelan

Combining carefully considered cut outs and vintage inspired imagery, Ciara Phelan creates beautifully fluid and multi-dimensional imagery. Using mainly sourced visuals, intertwined with her own drawn objects, Ciara’s work has a real fantasy, juxtapositional quality about it. Imaginative layering and dream like scenarios provide the key to these offbeat pictorials, with a story to tell. Feature


Age of Aquarius

Age of Aquarius

Looking for some new summer garms? Casual menswear clothing label Age of Aquarius is a London based brand with a, surfy, natural mystic vibe, perfect for the beach and holiday, or even just summer in the city. The brand pays attention to print and pattern as the main focus for its overall aesthetic. The prints range from abstract and textural, to ethereal photography. Started in 2012, Age of Aquarius has produced select pieces each season, aiming to compliment your existing wardrobe with carefully considered prints. Age of Aquarius is made and printed here in the UK toencourage and support UK industry and minimise their carbon footprint. Feature


Lauren Rolwing

Lauren Rolwing

Lauren Rolwing is a freelance illustrator currently represented by Marlena Agency. Lauren’s style is reminiscent of 80’s pop graphics with a modern refined twist, creating particularly colourful imagery Lauren’s bold illustrations play with shape and composition. As her portfolio continues to document her fashion illustration her brilliance shines though as she forms stylish contemporary imagery that bursts with energy and attitude. Feature


Adidas Originals X Farm :: SS14

Adidas Originals X Farm :: SS14

With all eyes on Brazil in the run up to the world cup, Adidas Originals have teamed up with Brazilian fashion brand The Farm Company to drop a collaborative collection for SS14 and its all about print. Merging classic 3 stripe pieces with tropical bold graphics the vibrant collection highlights the visual impact of print through pineapple, floral, birds of paradise and kaleidoscopic designs. Feature


Emma Mulholland

Emma Mulholland

Australian fashion designer Emma Mulholland has grown from strength to strength in recent years after her first debut at Australian fashion week. For her “Spring Break” collection Emma has continued on her signature style of loud prints and colours, with a heavy 80’s surf influence styled with a sports and casual tailoring. Since her debut, Kanye West has been seen buying her pieces, which have also been worn by the likes of M.I.A and Grimes. I think Australia’s fashion and arts scene is really beginning to come in to it’s own in recent years, with some really bright and exciting work coming out and setting the tone for the collective cultural style. I think I should go… Check out Emma’s garms, and dream about the beach. Feature


Lazy Oaf SS14

Lazy Oaf SS14

UK based brand Lazy Oaf are renowned for their illustrated cartoon focused prints, and their debut SS14 collection certainly does not disappoint. Featuring a wide variety of fresh prints this season we are introduced to a digital rain mac jacket, coral worm farm shirt and polka dot trou, and that’s before we even mention the highlight of the collection, a yellow stuffed crust Simpsons-esque pizza print shirt. (Available to buy now) Feature


10 Deep :: Spring Delivery 2 :: Internationally known

10 Deep :: Spring Delivery 2 :: Internationally known

10 Deep dropped the 2nd delivery of their spring look book ‘Internationally known’ last week, and as ever it was bursting with their trademark all over prints amongst block colour. With a wide variety of graphic prints this season the collection explores global design influences with prints ranging from floral patterns to maps and Arabic fonts. Feature


Mike Frederiqo :: Riccardo Tisci :: Nike

Mike Frederiqo :: Riccardo Tisci :: Nike

Mike Frederiqo is a Dutch illustrator that has recently released his much anticipated latest creation involving a dope illustration of Riccardo Tisci as the iconic Nike ‘Swoosh.’ Exceptionally designed, the illustration visualises both the white and black colourway of the recent collaborative Riccardo Tisci Air Force 1 kicks. Feature


Beastin :: Blue Cheese SS14

Beastin :: Blue Cheese SS14

Founded in 2008 by Duki and Fu Beastin is a Munich based brand that has established itself as a key player in the German street culture scene. Dropped yesterday, the brand introduced their debut collection “Blue Cheese” for SS14 applying indigo-dyed yard to sportswear inspired pieces including a T-shirt, crewneck, hoodie and joggy bottoms. Feature


Shoop & Cookbook Magazine :: Collaborative shirt

Shoop & Cookbook Magazine :: Collaborative shirt

Madrid-based brand Shoop were founded in 2011 in efforts to bring inspirations in street culture and music together to form patterns for printed fabrics providing sportswear with an ‘urban sophisticated edge.’ Recently teaming up with Cookbook magazine (also hailing from Spain) the pair has dropped a dope monochrome shirt. Sporting a particularly nice pattern incorporating all-over hand-drawn illustrations (on white) for the top of the shirt, the lower half is finished nicely with a block black bottom. Feature


Richards NYC

Richards NYC

Really nice print direction from fashion label RICHARDS NYC for fall/winter 2014. Spectrum blends collaged with 3D waves and Orcas, combined with computer windows give the collection a sophisticated “Tumblr Art” quality. This ultra modern approach encapsulates future digital print trends, from fashion to graphics. The simple and sometimes sporty tailoring of this collection makes it both sophisticated and casual. Feature


Modla X Damilola Odvsote :: Air Force 1 printed sculpture

Modla X Damilola Odvsote :: Air Force 1 printed sculpture

3D printing studio Modla has teamed up with London-based artist Damilola Odusote to create the most incredible 3D sculpture I have ever seen!
Inspired by the iconic Nike Air Force 1 kicks, Damilola created a dope 2D illustration turning the shoe into an entire world. After Damilola handed the illustration over to Modla’s head designer, Jon Fidler, Modla worked some magic via 3D software before printing the sculpture I SLS nylon plastic. Feature


Kent Andreasen

Kent Andreasen

Kent Andreasen is a film student that currently lives and works in Cape Town, South Africa. Specialising in both film and photography, Kent’s portfolio is a delight to look through. A skill for fashion photography is clearly demonstrated in his crisp ‘Fashion Stories’ with his videos introducing us to atmospheric, kaleidoscopic worlds through movement tone and light. Feature


Uniforms for the Dedicated :: SS14

Uniforms for the Dedicated :: SS14

UFTD are a brand for the ‘progressive men of the world’ merging style with design ethics as they create timeless garms to be worn year in year out. With a strong dedication to high quality and sustainable fabrics the Stockholm based brand hope to ‘set a precedent within the fashion industry and drive the change towards a more caring industry – influencing brands, suppliers and consumers alike.’
Their debut SS14 collection pays homage to print as it celebrates abstract art and paint-splatters translated through pattern in an all over print, not forgetting exclusive work by painter Antonio Lourenco. Feature


Jennifer Mehigan

Jennifer Mehigan

Jennifer is currently studying BFA (Hons) LASALLE College of the Arts in Singapore. I came across her work by typing ‘rad posters’ into Google back in 2011. She has a really made a mark within the creative scene at such a young age. Feature


Kenzo X Toiletpaper | SS14

Once again teaming up with the masterminds at Toiletpaper, Kenzo have recently dropped a dope campaign film for their SS14 collection. The 30-second film sees the collections sea-inspired prints morph into a hypnotic animation as they unfold into a surreal under-water fantasy filled with ‘trippy visuals.’ Feature


Alana Dee Haynes

Alana Dee Haynes

Alana Dee Haynes is an artist that’s currently based in New York. After taking photography classes at the age of 15, Alana started turning ‘messed up prints’ and extra photos into art by making collages and drawing on them. Developing this technique into a definitive style, the talented artist’s current work depicts her ‘vision of life to the world’ as she captures expertly placed patterns over (commonly) high-fashion photography as she elegantly visualizes her imagination across her combined interests in media. Feature


Lo Parkin 'LFW an Illustrated Panorama' promo from Lo Parkin on Vimeo.

Lo Parkin :: ‘LFW an Illustrated Panorama’ Teaser

People of Print’s very own Lo Parkin has been busy working on her first limited edition illustrated publication for over a year. We’re thrilled to debut the first glimpse of it via her teaser video. At long last the publication has finally gone to print. We’re very proud of Lo, she’s a very talented illustrator and there are many exciting things to come from her in the near future. Watch this space for her fully illustrated panorama of London Fashion Week. Feature


P.A.M  SS14 :: ‘Acid Poke’

P.A.M SS14 :: ‘Acid Poke’

Melbourne based brand Perks and Mini have been ‘putting the fun back into streetwear’ since 2000, and their new lookbook ‘Acid Poke’ for SS14 certainly reinforces their ‘fun side.’ Maintaining pastel colours and psychedelic aesthetics print is again a focal point of the collection depicting subtle floral, (non-traditional) dandelions, polka dots and cloud motif designs throughout. Feature


James Jarvis :: Norse Projects collaboration

James Jarvis :: Norse Projects collaboration

Norse Projects have recently teamed up with legendary illustrator James Jarvis to release a very special collaborative range of T-shirts for SS14. Graphic prints have been selected from Jarvis’ ‘Spheric Dialogues’ drawing series (2012) and explore his thoughts on art, existence, knowledge and skateboarding. Furthermore the collaboration sees the release of 4 hand-pulled, 42 x 30 cm silkscreen prints on natural Rivoli 300 gr paper with 30 of each design all signed and numbered. Feature


Stussy :: J Dilla capsule collection

Stussy :: J Dilla capsule collection

Today marks 8 years since the death of legendary producer J Dilla, and Stussy have released a capsule collection in commemoration. Released on Feb 7th (which would have been Dilla’s 40th birthday) the collection features a long and short sleeve tee in white and black that sports J Dilla’s portrait complete with classic Stussy illustrations. Feature


Patta & Stussy | Capsule Collection

In celebration of their 10th year anniversary, Amsterdam based label Patta have teamed up with street wear giants Stussy to release a dope capsule collection. The cobranded collection features graphic tees, crewnecks, shirts and headwear with a particular highlight being a fly panel tracksuit reflecting an 80’s casuals aesthetic. Feature


Dusen Dusen

Dusen Dusen

Fans of Brooklyn-based fashion line Dusen Dusen will be familiar with designer Ellen Van Dusen’s trademark style: bold, graphic, and cheeky prints on easygoing silhouettes. This Spring, Dusen Dusen plays a few tricks with her quirky patterns. Inspired by the colorful and hypnotic kinetic art from the 80s—Yaacov Agam, Jesus Rafael Soto, and Carlos Cruz Diez are heavy influencers—Dusen Dusen’s Spring line reminds of a high school physics lesson: kinetic energy are objects that have movement, or the mere perception of movement. Feature


Hood by Air

Hood by Air

Skyrocketing to the forefront of Street Style with their sports inspired aesthetic, New York brand Hood by Air’s garms were hard to get hold of until recently. Having finally opened an online store you can finally get your hands on their iconic heavily branded screen-printed tees and even better news is that they ship internationally. Feature


Rascals :: SS14

Rascals :: SS14

Founded by 2 bothers and emerging in 2008, Rascals is a Copenhagen based Streetwear brand that aims to capture the contemporary spirit of Copenhagen and it’s people. Proudly presenting their SS14 collection the brand’s look book emphasizes a fusion of their love for 90’s athletic wear and the streets of their home town whilst incorporating personality through embroidered and printed hints to their personal childhood favourite’s including ‘The Karate Kid’ and ‘The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air’ Feature


New Contributor :: Saskia Pomeroy

New Contributor :: Saskia Pomeroy

We have a new contributor here at People of Print. Artist Saskia Pomeroy will be posting here about things that inspire her. Expect books, fashion, art and maybe even some science. Have a look and see what she is up to… Feature


Adidas Originals Stan Smith :: Celebration

Adidas Originals Stan Smith :: Celebration

In honour of the much talked about re-launch of the classic Adidas Originals Stan Smith kicks, 10 Australian Artists have been selected from a selection of backgrounds, including street art, sculpture and photography to produce unique works inspired by the iconic shoe, my personal favourite has to be Tai Snaith’s ‘Bananas for life.’ Feature


13 Best Posts of 2013 by Lo Parkin

13 Best Posts of 2013 by Lo Parkin

2013 has seen us cover some truly amazing talent, so I thought it would be nice to take a look back and highlight a selection of my personal favourite features from the past year… Feature


The Patternbase :: Open Call to Artists

The Patternbase :: Open Call to Artists

The Patternbase is a leading textile design studio located in Chicago, Illinois and the website reached thousands of readers, designers, artists and relevant members of the international textile and surface design community. The Patternbase has opened it’s pattern archive to the public submissions, so that they too can be included in the archive. Simply visit the website and click on the “Submit” button to upload you images for review by The Patternbase team. If accepted, the designs will be added to the pattern archive. Feature


Wood Wood :: SS14 ‘Utopia’

Wood Wood :: SS14 ‘Utopia’

Danish brand Wood Wood (based in Copenhagen) present their new collection ‘Utopia’ for SS14. With a ‘clash of modernism and classicism’ the collection is inspired by historical fractures of the French revolution, Paris’ architectural history and the possibilities of a new future after the recent unrest in Europe juxtaposing both prints stripes and materials. I can’t get enough of the deconstructed marble print featured throughout. Feature


Joyrich X Keith Haring :: AW13

Joyrich X Keith Haring :: AW13

LA based street wear brand Joyrich have teamed up with The Keith Haring Foundation to form another dope collaboration for AW13. The unisex collection features iconic prints on staple street wear pieces including varsity jackets, tees, trou, jumpers and caps. Feature


Bottle of Smoke :: New Tees

Bottle of Smoke :: New Tees

Bristol-based purveyors of medium-brow outerwear BOTTLE OF SMOKE have recently launched two new t-shirts, both designed by Tokyo weirdo Katsufumi Takihana. Following up from the international smash hit MUNCHKIN garment at the end of last year, the MIND CONTROL and BAD PITT designs further exemplify a nonchalance towards creating a cohesive brand narrative. A demon-toting Japanese warrior and the consequences of an ill-performed head shrinking ritual provide the main themes on these latest shirts. Feature


LRG Holiday 2013 - Delivery 2 from LRG Clothing on Vimeo.

LRG :: Holiday 13

LRG is a men’s urban fashion line that lives by the slogan ‘underground inventive, overground effective.’ The brand appeals to an audience ‘that are trying to pay their rent with their passions’ – a ‘support group for the independent and underground culture.’ For the 2nd delivery of their Holiday 13 lookbook the brand showcase their new line with a video set in the woody outskirts north of LA depicted through a promo video – a particular highlight being their new ‘Father Nature’ print. Feature


Marcin Podsiadlo :: Hold me Tight SS14

Marcin Podsiadlo :: Hold me Tight SS14

London based ’20 something year old’ Designer Marcin Podsiadlo is certainly one to watch, blending a selection of fabrics with luxe sportswear to create fresh and functional designs. Marcin perceives fashion as a form of self-expression and a ‘necessary piece of our everyday world.’ The talented Designers debut SS14 collection “Hold me Tight” features a selection of prints in collaboration with Artist Pawel Elbel and takes inspiration from the ‘Streetwise’ Documentary (by Martin Bell) with focus also being directed between the lightness of air and freedom. Feature


Chris Anderson | Cardboard kicks

Chris Anderson | Cardboard kicks

Chris Anderson (aka Ando) is an Illustrator currently base in Wirral (opposite Liverpool.) Ando often likes to roll his sleeves up and get crafty, commonly working with cardboard and paper. In recent work Chris was commissioned by Leeds street-wear retailer The Chimp Store to create an innovative preview of there up coming Adidas range featuring iconic designs including The Stan Smith, Superstar Shelltoe, Campus, ZX700 & ZX8000 made from 100% recycled cardboard. Feature


Huffer :: Right Place Wrong Time

New Zealand based brand Huffer introduce the final installment of their Right Place Wrong Time campaign with a short film featuring Jackass’ Dave England and model Lili Sumner. The film features the pair lost in Tokyo accompanied with some particularly nice beats provided by Kamandi. The new Huffer range features classic street wear staples that are simplistic yet stylish through the application of print and graphics. Feature


Marcelo Burlon :: SS14

Marcelo Burlon :: SS14

Jack of all trades Marcelo Burlon has worked in a vast selection of creative spectrums from styling to photography, film making and art direction the multi-talented artist has most recently been channeling his interests and ‘multi-culti’ vision into a T-shit line. Describing the simple tee as ‘the wearable equivalent of a blank canvas’ Marcelo views the T-shirt as clothing ‘at it’s most basic and effective.’ Calling upon Graphic Designer Giorgio Di Salvlo to help develop designs, the collection draws iconographic elements from different cultures with a kaleidoscopic quality to be translated through bold print for SS14. Feature


People of Print :: Ministry of Sound #GetTrashed

On Sunday 24th November we ran a live screen printing workshop for vInspired at Ministry of Sound for their #GetTrashed campaign. The idea is to customise or exchange your clothing in order to save it going into a landfill. We created some super simple geometric graphics so that the customisers could experiment with printing layer upon layer onto their garments. The workshop went down a treat and many people were happy with their new hand printed clothes. Feature


The Pattern Guild

The Pattern Guild

The Pattern Guild is a Peckham based design studio founded by Amber James and Fergus McDonnell, a pair of design obsessed, visual architects that formed a lifelong friendship with the grid. The Pattern Guild began in 2013 when Amber and Fergus decided to join forces and create a new brand together. Feature


Lee Coren

Lee Coren

Israeli textile designer Lee, creates textiles that are inspired by her local surrounding, finding unique patterns in urban environments and nature. She photographs these elements and brings them back to life through screen printing
 her own fabrics and making them into scarves, totes and clutches. Feature


Huf :: Holiday 2013

Huf celebrate and introduce their new collection through a dope video and lookbook for the holiday season. Props are firstly due to Brandon Kuzma for shooting the wicked video calling upon artists Remio and Begr (featured) with Brian Kelley and Scott Tepper continuing to translate the stark video into still imagery to form the look book. The collection features work wear vests, chinos, corduroy bombers and jumpers depicted impeccably on the gritty Detroit streets. Feature


Gosha Rubchinskiy :: Supreme AW13

Supreme 2013 Fall/Winter Video by Gosha Rubchinskiy from Hypebeast on Vimeo.

Gosha Rubchinskiy :: Supreme AW13

Gosha Rubchinskiy is a Russian alternative Photographer / Designer that recently teamed up with a selection of Russian skaters to create his latest video project sporting Supreme’s offering for AW13. Gosha’s grainy video depicted with a ‘VHS aesthetic’ was filmed in Moscow and reflects early 90’s NY skate culture to demonstrate a real sense of youth, boredom, freedom and style. Watch the video here & see our fave garms from the collection. Feature


Facetasm :: AW13

Facetasm :: AW13

Facetasm is a Japanese streetwear label launched in 2007. Recently dropping their AW13 collection the brand introduce a heavy focus on detailing and print in wintery colour combos ranging from icy blues to monochrome patterns with flashes of bright primary colours. Furthermore the collections well considered garment construction reflects a mixture of long and short tailored pieces to create particuarly interesting layering. I can’t get enough of their snow forest print and I’m hyped to see what they have up their sleeve for next season.
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Stussy Deluxe :: AW13

Stussy Deluxe :: AW13

Stussy Deluxe is the premium extension line from street wear OG Stussy. Focusing on a refined and ‘slightly less casual’ take on the brands renowned style, Stussy Deluxe offers a sophisticated take on definitive street wear focusing on classic heritage design. AW13 sees the brand continue to step up and reinterpret classic Stussy staples with strong focus being directed towards outwear and print through military styling and premium materials. Feature


Huf :: Halloween Plantlife socks

Huf :: Halloween Plantlife socks

Huf introduce a Halloween edition of their Plantlife socks sporting an orange/black colour-way with the added bonus of glow-in the dark leaves under UV lighting. Feature


M.I.A :: Versus Versace collaboration

M.I.A :: Versus Versace collaboration

Rapper / Designer / Artist M.I.A has teamed up with Versace diffusion line Versus to release a collection I’ve been mad hyped to drop. The bold 19 piece collection is inspired by 90’s sportswear and fashion bootleggers featuring the Artists’ glitch style artwork with repeat patterns and classic Versace logos and graphics. Available here NOW! Feature


10 Deep :: Nightfall :: AW13

10 Deep :: Nightfall :: AW13

Street-wear brand 10 Deep introduce their Nightfall collection for AW13 sticking 2 fingers up to the cold weather layering garms and their signature camo/aztec/floral prints in deep mellow night-time colour themes. Feature


Amy Harrity

Amy Harrity

Amy Harrity is a Photographer who decided to pack her bags in Kentucky and head to California in 2007. Amy enjoys playing with any camera she can find, making images and shooting into the sun. Her stunning portfolio depicts people and places with seemingly effortless high-fashion characteristics. Feature


Daily Paper Fall/Winter 2013 behind the scenes Look Book video from Daily Paper on Vimeo.

Daily Paper :: AW13

Daily Paper is an Amsterdam based Street-Couture label who direct focus towards quality, culture and fine detailing. We’ve seen re-works of classic baseball jerseys time & time again, and I can’t say their AW13 jersey collection is particularly original, however that could be because quite simply it just works?
AW13 see’s the brand’s focus on the jersey in a b&w colourway featuring mesh/cotton construction and satin embroidery with particularly nice typography and graphic details on the sleeve, stepping it up with the rest of the collection we can see fly graphic prints on tees/lining jackets and more detailed embroidery on jumpers/tees. Feature


Visvim :: F.I.L Indigo Camping Trailer :: Kerchief Down JKT

Visvim :: F.I.L Indigo Camping Trailer :: Kerchief Down JKT

Japenese brand Visvim have recently released an image of their mad fly up and coming F.I.L Indigo Camping Trailer Kerchief down JKT for AW13. The bold outwear piece sports a patchwork bandana print, button detail and beige insulated lining. Dropping soon via their website.
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POP:EYE Spectacles

POP:EYE Spectacles

Late last month we bumped into POP:EYE, a sustainable experimental project based on hand-made, recycled cardboard design. It aims to explore the qualities and limits of cardboard. POP:EYE spectacles are the result of a provocative challenge and of a process which generates genuine and unique objects. Following a process of experimentation and research, every part of the product is now developed using cardboard apart from the metal screws. The result is a comfortable, extremely light frame covered with a waterproof layer and their uniqueness can be enhanced by printing on the frames graphic patterns, logos, brands, names, pictures etc. Feature


Grand Scheme :: AW13

Grand Scheme :: AW13

Founded in 2006, Grand Scheme is an Australian independent lifestyle label that carries a ‘rebellious D.I.Y spirit.’ Endorsed by some of contemporary hip-hop’s ‘most proficient’ the brands AW13 collection is inspired by classic sportswear and utilitarian design. Feature


Vans x Liberty Art Fabrics :: Holiday Collection

Vans x Liberty Art Fabrics :: Holiday Collection

Liberty have been ruling the world of printed material pattern in London since 1875. They have collaborated once again with Vans, who also have a whole heap of heritage, to create an amazing new collection for Autumn. They make an excellent addition to the whole Liberty x Vans Collection. Feature


Nike Air Max 90 Premium Camo Pack :: Atmos

Nike Air Max 90 Premium Camo Pack :: Atmos

Having collaborated with some of the greatest, Tokyo based Atmos have recently teamed up with Nike to exclusively release the Nike Air Max 90 premium camo pack. With the added bonus of print covering the majority of the upper section, the kicks stem from the classic ‘infrared’ colour-way with the camo line to be released on Oct 5th and Tiger print following up in November. Feature


Nadine Geopfert :: THE GARMENTS MAY VARY

Nadine Geopfert :: THE GARMENTS MAY VARY

Nadine Geopfert examines the natural form that garments take once they leave the body in her recent project titled “THE GARMENTS MAY VARY”. She was intrigued by the lines and shapes of a stranded shirt or crinkled pair of jeans negligently tossed on the floor after usage and further anaylzed the contours of these garments. Feature


NEIGHBORHOOD DICE a short film by Steven Johnson from Factory Films on Vimeo.

Neighborhood X DicE mag :: Capsule collection

Japanese streetwear label Neighborhood have linked up with DicE magazine to release a capsule collection (to be officially dropped on the 12th Oct) for AW13 introducing a slick short film (directed by Steven Johnson) visualizing the collection’s ‘vintage Americana sportswear feel.’ Feature


Matt Manson | Chrome Bags

Matt Manson | Chrome Bags

Here at People of Print we’re all big fans of Matt Manson’s work, and since relocating to Amsterdam 6 months ago, Matt has certainly been a busy guy, filling his portfolio with lots of great new projects for us to nosey at. Most recently the Illustrator / Surface Designer has teamed up and collaborated with Chrome Bags for the second time to develop a pattern for their Berlin City Series inspired by the city’s cycle culture / squat scene, Lederhosen, beer and Bavarian needle work. Feature


Black Scale WW AW13

Black Scale WW AW13

Black Scales ladies AW collection (designed by Kim Matulova) has stepped it up a notch introducing dope graphics to tees, leggings, dresses and all-over print jackets. Feature


Stampd AW13 :: Wish Editorial

Stampd AW13 :: Wish Editorial

Stampd subtly celebrates American costal motifs through print for the brand’s AW13 collection. West designs don paisley / dot details with East sporting bold typographic designs. I am in love with Wish magazine’s monochrome editorial showcasing the collection shot by Elizabeth Gurene. Feature


Kenzo AW13

Kenzo AW13

Kenzo’s crewneck sweater has ‘propelled the French luxury brand back onto the streets’ as they introduce a remix of the ‘Eye’ graphic for AW13. The collection includes dope all-over ‘Eye’ embroidery and all-over print pieces and is available now via Kenzo’s online store. Feature


Killer Acid x Glamour Kills Clothing

Killer Acid x Glamour Kills Clothing

At its heart, Glamour Kills is more than a clothing company. As a cornerstone of a subculture fueled by music, Glamour Kills actively fosters a sense of leadership and community by engaging in passion projects with musicians, artists, fans, and forward-thinkers alike. We are loving this collaboration with Rob Corradetti aka KILLER ACID who is one of our favourite illustrators / screen printers. We have worked with KILLER ACID a lot in the past and he is one to keep an eye on. We look forward to more clothing designs like this. Feature


Heresy Label at BOXPARK Shoreditch

Heresy Label at BOXPARK Shoreditch

From 13th-18th August, Heresy will be taking over Unit 8 of Boxpark Shoreditch. They will be selling their current range of hand screen printed clothes, prints and zines as well as our new summer capsule collection ‘SYNAGOGA’. Tonight is the capsule launch where you will be able to drink some free beers with them and listen to the Godless Heresy DJs play some tracks straight from Hell. See you there. Feature


Milkcrate Athletics SS13

Milkcrate Athletics SS13

New York based brand Milkcrate Athletics draws inspiration from ‘the golden years of hip hop and street culture’ as they introduce dope patterns and graphic prints for SS13.
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Anthony Gerace

Anthony Gerace

Originally from Toronto, Anthony Gerace is a multidisciplinary freelance creative currently based in London. With a focus being directed between photography, collage and graphic design Anthony’s stunning portfolio demonstrates an extraordinary skillset with work based on time, perception and memory. Feature


Mighty Healthy Fall 2013 Video Look Book from Mighty Healthy on Vimeo.

Mighty Healthy Fall 13

From skate to fashion, for fashion through skate, Mighty Healthy embraces fashion in the “true spirit of progressive street” referring to their roots and calling upon ‘the Mighty Healthy skateboarding squadron’ to showcase the brand’s Fall 13 collection. Feature


Stephen Cheetham :: Nike Decades

Stephen Cheetham :: Nike Decades

Stephen Cheetham is an Illustrator / Designer / Graphic Artist currently based in London and represented by Handsome Frank agency. I love his self initiated print-based project ‘Nike Decades’ illustrating kicks from the 70’s to the present because, in the Artists words; “I like trainers, specifically Nikes.”
Prints available via Stephen’s online store. Feature


In4mation :: Summer 13

In4mation :: Summer 13

Hawaiian brand In4mation introduces hand-drawn graphic tees in their look book for Summer 13. Shot by LA based Photographer Ja Tecson the look book captures an all-American chilling vibe in essence of the laid-back casual collection. Feature


Publish :: SS14

Publish :: SS14

Fashion brand Publish aspire to refine life and fashion through classic timeless goods based on ‘ideas that transcend the realms of art and fashion.’ Known for their reliance upon 5-pannel caps and joggies, Publish have stepped it up for SS14 introducing the ‘Joey’ bucket to be released early next year – feeling the Elmer the Elephant vibes. Feature


Slam City Skates x Vans Syndicate

Slam City Skates x Vans Syndicate

Who wouldn’t jump at the opportunity to work alongside Vans Syndicate on their 23rd release!? Slam City Skate snapped that chance up to release two Derby shoe colours, Acorn and White. Made from high quality leathers with copper and brass eyelet details, yet still totally skateable. They go on sale tomorrow morning. Feature


Theophilus London X Surface to Air

Theophilus London X Surface to Air

Brooklyn MC Theophilus London has teamed up and co-designed a NASA inspired reversible jacket with Parisian creative studio / brand Surface to Air. The Matte black padded bomber jacket sports 3 crests with artwork printed on glow in the dark 3m reflective fabric on the reverse. Official drop in September. Feature


Lucas du Tertre

Lucas du Tertre

It’s not my regular cup of tea, but I was really impressed by the strong focus on fun & fabulous print thoughout the collections of Lucas du Tertre / Le Petit Lucas du Tertre. Formed by Marie Lucas and Clémence du Tertre, the brand sees the duo of female fashion designers utalise ‘smart colours that blow up the deadly-dull-grey-black of the city’ as they explore retro, geometric, ethnic and floral prints. Feature


Palace Skateboards x Reebok Classics

Palace Skateboards have collaborated with Reebok to create some limited edition classics with innersoles by Will Bankhead and Fergadelic. We are loving the super short VHS promo edit. Feature


QHUIT X DSL / Ed Banger :: Capsule collection

QHUIT X DSL / Ed Banger :: Capsule collection

Electro/Rap group DSL (signed to Ed Banger Records) have teamed up with French street wear brand QHUIT to release a 3-piece capsule collection. The collection includes a shirt, bucket and five-panel cap with each piece sporting a unique all-over illustrated design – juxtaposing elements from their Hawaiian/French themes. Feature


Drury Brennan

Drury Brennan

Drury Brennan is a ‘creator of culture’ based in Berlin. Exploring a wide range of both methods and mediums across his portfolio, Drury’s recent work centers on words, letters the mind and body as his incredible typographic focus demonstrates beautiful calligraphy across a range of platforms including graffiti, print and textiles. Feature


BEAMS SS13

BEAMS SS13

Beams is a Japanese brand / retailer / culture shop that directs focus in a variety of sectors including fashion, interior, music and art.
Renowned for ‘globe trotting styles’ and ‘far East-meets-West interpretations of classic American clothing’ SS13 sees a heavy concentration on print as 5 dope patterns take on the American Aloha shirt amongst graphic tees, shorts, trunks and chinos (that draw inspiration from the classic fit of Levis 501’s.)
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Illustrated People

Illustrated People

Really feeling the summer fresh, bold and colourful new tees (digitally printed on cotton) released by East London based brand Illustrated People. Feature


Hood by Air SS14

Hood by Air SS14

Cult favourite menswear label Hood by Air was founded in 2006 by 25 year old fashion designer Shayne Oliver. Initially translating street-inspired designs through sweatshirts and tees, the powerful brand has been nurtured towards an avant-garde approach ‘merging hip hop with high fashion’- dropped via hypebeast Feature


COPSON CHATS : THE OTHER SIDE OF THE PILLOW from COPSON STREET on Vimeo.

The Other Side of the Pillow

The Other Side of the Pillow is an East London shop / online store, and if you love Vintage Vans you need to know about it. Stock hunters and collectors by trade, The Other Side of the Pillow ‘scourers the Earth for dead stock’ delivering unique vintage and specializing in dead-stock American-made Vans. Feature


Oscar Whale – LCC Surface Design Show

Oscar Whale – LCC Surface Design Show

The LCC Surface Design grad show is always one of my favourites and this year I wasn’t surprised to discover lots of exciting new talent to get hyped about including Lucy K, Imogen Bennett, Joanna Bagge and Vincent Abel, but for me the show was stolen by the incredible body of work by Oscar Whale. Feature


Stone Island AW13

Stone Island AW13

Italian technical sportswear brand Stone Island combines street/sportswear in earthy colour tones for AW13. The collection takes technology to the next level in true Stone Island style as the brand sees the evolution of pervious concepts unfold once more – including the update of tees, jumpers and hoodies with a signature take on military jackets and coats. With heavy focus on the collar and 3D concepts the collection demonstrates a selection of collars and a new camo pattern (over dyed in red) with the update of their Ice Jacket (which changes colour with temperature) being mixed with knitwear for the first time.
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Raf Simons // Eastpak

Raf Simons // Eastpak

Belgian designer Raf Simons has joined forces with Eastpak to create a brand new luxury backpack for the season. The satin jacquard RS big backpack comes in 3 colour ways, all black, black/white and navy/burgundy mimicking the horizontal stripes in Raf’s AW13 collection. Feature


Givenchy PRE-AW13

Givenchy PRE-AW13

Gaining recognition for its ‘strong graphical language’ in recent years, July will see French powerhouse Givenchy drop more bold prints. After the Rottweiler theme was explored in the previous season the pre AW13 collection focuses on the Doberman through potent graphic tees. Feature


STAMPD – GODS

STAMPD – GODS

LA based Street wear label Stampd and their designer Chris Stamp present their “Gods” collection / Look book with some help from the dope photographer Nabil Elderkin in ode to the thug life. Composed of 3 tees and 2 tanks in quantities of 50 for SS13 they are available exclusively through the Stampd online store.
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African Apparel

African Apparel

AFRICAN APPAREL is an artist T-shirt label run by a hairy French man in Bristol. The label is rooted in the underground art and music scene and the aesthetic has been described as dark, funny, distorted, genius and controversial. It all started as a conceptual music project concentrating on creating absurd and psychedelic performances, reminiscent of a booze fuelled version of Alan Watts’ ‘this is it’, spontaneous and improvised. The band soon ended but the African Apparel name continued and was morphed into a clothing brand, championing the unique and original design that are now appearing on their tees. Every design are hand-printed in Bristol on 100% fairtrade cotton T- shirt. Feature


Мишка Summer 2013 Lookbook [Teaser Video] from Мишка Bloglin on Vimeo.

Mishka SS13

Brooklyn-based Street wear brand Mishka NYC share the hype for summer with a vibrant collection for the season. The sick teaser video and energetic look book introduce bright & bold colour combos and print clashes across a range of shirts, shorts, buckets snapbacks and 5-panels.
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Isabel Simpson-Kirsch

Isabel Simpson-Kirsch

Prestigious design School Parsons recently presented their student graduate collections in NY, leading industry heads to quickly clock the “Based 2013” collection by graduate Isabelle Simpson-Kirsch. The Designer / Stylist’s dope senior collection is inspired by Lil B and sees the rappers face photo-shopped onto gods & goddesses and explored through print across dresses, tees, shorts skirts and shoes.
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Isabelle Wenzel

Isabelle Wenzel

Isabelle Wenzel is a German photographer that currently lives and works in Amsterdam. The Photographers inventive imagery demonstrates surreal studies of human bodies in motion through obscure and sharp compositions with influence being drawn from her background in acrobatics.
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My Yard SS13

My Yard SS13

The spring My Yard collection comprises a selection of bold graphic prints staple to the My Yard range. Drawing inspiration from 90′s surf and vintage poster graphics. New styles to the range include multi fleck speckled tee’s and baseball raglan tops. The summer range launching later this month will feature a range of custom all over print tees and tanks. Highlights include a summer floral, tie dye inspired geo and bandana style paisley. Feature


Stussy ‘Wildlife’ Collection

Stussy ‘Wildlife’ Collection

I’m all about the recently released ‘wildlife’ shirt that tops off Stussy’s ‘Wildlife’ collection. The all-over print shirt ‘is a unique update to the classic leopard print’ in lightweight cotton sporting a single front vest pocket and two woven labels. This key piece is also the only item in the collection to feature the original ‘Wildlife’ illustration in it’s entirety as the rest of the collection sees iconic Stussy Graphics explored in the custom designed print. Feature


MofM – Urban Extreme Label

MofM – Urban Extreme Label

After a 10-year career as a Snowboarder Masakazy Fukuyama used his sport and travelling experiences to team up with Designer Yuya Noguchi and launch the fashion brand ‘Man of Moods’ (aka MofM) creating ‘Super dark’ garms for the ‘real extremer.’ Combining their inspirations rooting in extreme sports with ‘edgy designs in monochromatic colours’ the brand focuses highly on quality aiming to combat whatever mother nature throws at you. I know it’s spose to be getting sunny but I’m really feeling their Parkas & Puffas.
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Versus Versace SS13 Campaign

The diffusion line and ‘young heart of Versace’ – Versus Versace signifies ‘Iconic, season-less fashion for those that experiment in life, love & style’ never failing to deliver the brand’s SS13 campaign channels energy through a series of wavey bold and psychedelic patterns. It’s ‘Daring & Provocative. It’s the energy and sprit that I want to capture with Versus today and share it with the new generation’ – Donatella Versace Feature


Crooks & Castles

Crooks & Castles

Crooks & Castles AW2013 Collection shares the hype for all-over print featuring decadent Rolex and camo designs on tees tanks and caps. Stay tuned via their website for more info with the dope designs set to his retailers this summer. Feature


The North Face® / Supreme Mountain Parka with 3M® Shell

The North Face® / Supreme Mountain Parka with 3M® Shell

A little late with the drop of this one, but nevertheless such an amazing jacket. You know it’s dangerous cycling around the city streets in the darkness of night. Now you will definitely be seen reflecting in the headlights of any automobile that is heading for you. Supreme. Feature


Raised by Wolves SS13

Raised by Wolves SS13

Raised by Wolves is a Canadian Streetwear label that creates pieces with a contemporary approach through their focus on ‘wearable sportswear-inspired silhouettes’ Their dope SS13 Look book shot on film by Photographer Andrew Szeto features pooches print and even a preview of their ‘Jungle Book’ capsule. Pieces from the collection available via the Hypebeast Store soon. Feature


TYRSA for JORDAN from Axel & Julien on Vimeo.

TYRSA / AIR JORDAN 5 ‘GRAPES’

In anticipation for the return of the early 90’s classic kicks, the Air Jordan 5 ‘Grapes’ edition (sporting a fresh new colourway) (out NOW) is celebrated by the dope French Graphic Designer Alexis Taieb (AKA TYRSA) in a video directed by Axel Morin & Julien Capelle) The amazing clip parallels ‘a young man’s hoop dreams’ with Tyrsa’s creative process as he forms his mad heavy hand-drawn type featuring a famous quote from Jordan himself. Feature


Anna Lomax

Anna Lomax

As soon as I saw Anna Lomax’s dope illuminated fried breakfast and ‘We even buy Gold Teeth’ print themed around her collections and ‘Pure Filth’ at pick me up I knew I had to see and find out more. Anna was born and bred in South London, graduating with a degree in Illustration from Brighton University in 2007 she currently works from her studio in Dalston. The vibrant Artist works in the fields of art direction and set design and is fascinated by pop culture, the bizarre, junk, inventions colour movement and scale. Feature


The Williams Sisters

The Williams Sisters

Pick me up stepped it up this year so this week I’m gona take an opportunity to give some props to my pick of the bunch! My favourite favourite favourite find was without a doubt the wicked Williams Sisters who were exhibiting their “Sports Cheeses” screen prints and ‘BRIEBOK’ Tees with Beach London, if you missed the show have no fear the dope Tees are available online via their tumblr & Beach London. Feature


SWGNT SS13

SWGNT SS13

SWGNT is a Fashion/Lifestyle blog and online boutique that approaches urban style & fashion through inspirations including sport, music street wear and the sneaker culture of Los Angeles. SS13 sees the brand focus on print in blue tones with the collection consisting of crewnecks, tees tanks & trou.
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SPRING 13 - DELIVERY THREE PREVIEW from 10 Deep on Vimeo.

10 Deep – ‘BABYLON’ SS13

Street wear brand 10 Deep have released a dope teaser for us to preview the 3rd delivery from their Spring 13 Collection ‘Babylon’ launching this week. We can expect to see lots of bold prints to get hyped about including camo, Aztec & floral inspired designs. Feature