The Ultimate Messenger Visited by Goodhood Friends
T-Shirt Now curates brand new and exclusive t-shirts from artists and designers currently pushing the medium of graphic tees through visual references and messages, with each available to buy in-store during the exhibition and online below.
Established in 2001, Beinghunted is one of the original and certainly most influential street culture blogs cementing founder and director Jörg Haas as a go-to authority figure in this thing of ours. After a decade of hiatus, BEINGHUNTED is about to launch a new series of killer graphic tees for AW15 and for TSHIRTNOW Jorg has executed the perfect collab tee in shocking pink print to boot.
Taking their cues from post-punk, underground comics, skate culture and outsider art (i.e. everything good that’s ever happened), Brain Dead are an international collective of artists, designers and thinkers producing some of the most disruptive and interesting graphics in the game right now.
A myth and legend, the latest project from one of London's most forward thinking and innovative artists collates, researches and explores everything surrounding the idea of prison. This tee is only the beginning.
Formed by UK streetwear veterans Emmet Keane and Paul Sid, Creation draw inspiration from a wide range of artistic and musical influences that manifests into exceptionally strong graphic tees. Not cool for us to pick a favourite tee from the exhibition but…..
Here a London/Tokyo connection join forces for what has already been heralded as “tee of the year”. Produced solely for us in an exclusive black on white colourway, the reversible tee takes its inspiration from the Malcolm McLaren mash up of Captain and Tennille’s “Love Will Keep Us Together” and Joy Division’s “Love Will Tear Us Apart”.
Located in downtown Melbourne, our good friends at Doomsday have spent the past few years crafting one of the very best culture-driven retail spots in the world. They also have a crazy good in-house label and as you can clearly see they know a thing or two about a good graphic.
Longtime Goodhood familia and in-house graphic tee wizard, Gasius a.k.a Gaspacho a.k.a Lord Gassy a.k.a Gasface a.k.a Old El Gaso a.k.a Garfius has delivered a ridiculously on-brand offering for TSHIRTNOW complete with glow in the dark printing throughout. Win win win.
HAVE A GOOD TIME
Have A Good Time are Tokyo based crew who run a small but incredibly well curated store in back-alley Nakameguro dealing in weird and wonderful books, art, music and toys. The brand has gained an almost cult-like status in its native Japan leading to collaborations with industry titans such as Beams and Isetan. For TSHIRTNOW they are spreading more positive vibes with an exclusive Goodhood collab graphic.
INSANE BY GED WELLS
Capturing the sentiment of the rave/skate era Ged Wells' Insane burst onto the UK market in the late 80's being sold through prestigious skate accounts like Slam City Skates. It was then that the godfather of Tokyo streetwear Hiroshi Fujiwara imported it into Japan and cemented it place in the history books.
Our friends and neighbours at Peach Fuzz are currently working with some of the best names in the game and have a great eye for all things graphic and subversive. For TSHIRTNOW the guys have worked with Goodhood alumni Yoboh Studio on what can only be described as an insanely good tee.
Based in the sunny solitude of Los Angeles, PRMTVO are a fairly young label whose status has been steadliy rising for the past couple of years. With themes centering around the ideas of consciousness, shamanism, psychoactive substances and much more, each piece is an exciting trip through the brands unique headspace.