Archive for the ‘CHECK IT’ Category

December 13th, 2007 | By | 2,144 Comments

DIGITAL UNDERGROUND

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Check out this photo series from Dustin Humphery who’s self-taught technique is pushing digital manipulation to a whole other level.

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December 11th, 2007 | By | 1,031 Comments

AS SEEN IN: NYLON FOR GUYS – DEC. 2007

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Quik’s pop-mod Rubix watch (far right) was recently featured in Nylon For Guys. Click the image above for a closer look.

December 10th, 2007 | By | 700 Comments

MUSTACHE RYDE

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For anyone who’s ever wondered how t-shirts are made, one of our favorite handlebar-mustached designers is here to show you. Now being that Jamie is from Ryde, a company that prides itself on one-of-kind creations, what you’re about to witness is a bit out of the norm. You see, Ryde is a very small company with all of their clothing made right here in Southern California. Some of the shirts are screened by local screen printers, but most are made right when you order them (by Jamie, unless he’s on vacation.). How do they do this? By using their direct-to-garment printer. What is direct to garment you ask? It means that the water-based ink is printed directly onto the blank tee shirt, much like the head on your desktop printer lays ink onto paper. The ink is still wet on the cotton afterwards, so they have to cure it by running the tee through a heat press for about 30 seconds. If this sounds like a lot of work and commitment, it is. Here are some of Swell’s top sellers:

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December 10th, 2007 | By | 2,665 Comments

BLUE VIEW

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project BLUE has just unveiled plans for a short-film initiative, and is asking the public to provide their VIEW on the global message.