Impure T-Shirts

Italian t-shirt label Impure's graphics poke fun at the concept of an icon

In just a few short years, the small t-shirt brand Impure has become immensely popular among Italians and collectors alike. The graphic concepts revolve around living and imaginary icons, but the treatment of them speaks to the belief that no cultural phenomenon is pure anymore—an idea clearly underlined by the slogan, “pure clothes for impure people”. Impure (also to be intended as “I’m pure”) finds …

Geometry Lessons T-Shirts

An Australian artist turns conventional shapes into an unconventional tee-shirt line

by Anna Carnick For artist Lincoln Mayne shapes don’t get any better than geometric ones, a theory he recently put to the test with his debut t-shirt collection Geometry Lessons. His designs center around three ubiquitous shapes—the circle, the square and the diamond—but his treatment of them looks more urban-tribal than grade school. Mayne’s unconventional approach comes thanks to the Australian’s fine art background, which …

Kamal Patel: Mini Wrapping Paper

by Stephanie Miles Whether given as a gift or used to wrap them up, "mini wrap" gift wrapping, just in time for the busy holiday season. Smaller than a standard roll of wrapping paper, Kamal's mini wraps measure just 16-23 inches and come in four unique colors and designs. Each wrap includes two sheets and two tissues. For baby showers, birthday presents, or just special …