Considered by Nike as an influential piece of the marketing puzzle, artist Mister Cartoon gave a short interview at last year’s Nike Air Force 1 25th Anniversary party in Milan. Topics focus on Mr. Cartoon’s work as a tattoo artist, his plans for his movie Ink – The Movie which will release in 2009 as well as the differences between Japanese and North American styles of ink. Check the full interview out over at Unotre.
Futura Laboratories has been hard at work recently translating the mystique and styles of artist Futura into apparel and accessories. Some of the marquee upcoming designs include the Alphabet tee, the rugged and practical Cordura backpack and the Atomic Ring messenger bag. Available now at STLESS.
Its that time of the year as St. Patrick’s Day fast approaches. Artist Sean Cliver and Marc Mckee originally put together a series of controversial pieces for their Censorship is Weak as F##k exhibition back in January. Utilizing a never before seen Saint Patty’s Day themed deck graphic from the artists, a special run of t-shirts was created. The two sponsoring shops, The Hundreds and Brooklyn Projects will both share a run of the t-shirts. The black version will release at The Hundreds on Friday, while the green version will release Saturday at Brooklyn Projects. Drunk Irishman lying on a sack of potatoes, could raise a few brows!
Source: The Hundreds
7909 Rosewood Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90048
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Los Angeles, CA 90046
Continuing with No Mas and Puma’s “Lottery” collaboration is the Boston First Rounds. This time the sneaker is dedicated to the Boston Celtics superstar Reggie Lewis and thus you will see details that reflect that such as the green accents as well as an RIP armband on the heel. It also features an embroidered lottery ball pattern on the upper similar to the LA First Round. This shoe will be available in limited quantities starting March 17th only at Bodega.
Ninja Tune, a London-based independent record label, was started by DJs Matt Black and Jonathan More aka. Coldcut in 1991. They are known for their electronic, abstract hip hop, instrumental hip hop, nu jazz, drum and bass, and chillout genres of music. Recently they have gotten together with Stussy to create a t-shirt for the recent release of their “You Don’t Know” Ninja Cuts album. The front of the t-shirt features the album cover graphic while the back has a list of the artists on the album. This t-shirt will drop on March 15th at Stussy Japan stores for 6,300 Yen.