0955339898 New. No dust jacket as issued. Brand New! Support Radical Independent Pacific Northwest Booksellers! Trade paperback (US). Sewn binding. 255 p. Contains: Illustrations. Audience: General/trade. best hip, shocking and subversive protest t-shirt design from cult labels around the world. Includes the best studios in the business: SEEE/ FRESHJIVE/ SOULD/ MAMA/ 2SICK BASTARDS and many more; plus rare and limited edition collections from the US, UK, Europe, Australia and South-East Asia. If you're into t-shirts or a t-shirt designer, this is an essential, inspirational book. Everyone's bored of controlled, old-man, mainstream media. Real politics, debate and protest are on the street and the t-shirt is the perfect communication tool; sold online, real inspirational work is coming straight out of these great studios. In the process these designers prove you can also look great. Great photos and studio biographies-who they are, what motivates them and how they got there.
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Long a way to loudly express an opinion without saying a word, T-shirts and their designers and wearers have become more and more effective at conveying large ideas with simple graphics and few words. Exploring T-shirts as an independent form of media used to turn heads and change minds, this book shows young people using their bodies as billboards to stimulate debate. Independent designers and the way they are using the T-shirt to grab attention and agitate is given focus. Anyone into street style and fashion will be interested in this document, with images that include limited edition T-shirts from both well-known artists and cult designers such as Katherine Hamnett, Tight Knickers, and SEEE.