Every Monday at Studio T we showcase fashion and art projects we find inspiring. Have a look at our previous Random Acts of Inspiration here. I love this illustration by Grady McFerrin. Since I design most of Tea’s boy’s graphic tees this is also what my brain looks like most days –
Are you familiar with Picasso’s work in clay? I didn’t realized that Picasso was so passionate about clay. His ceramic pieces ended up being some of my favorite. They inspired many of our graphics for our Catalonia collection. Novillo Romper, El Gato Graphic Tee, Daisy Graphic Tee, Pajarito Graphic Tee. All on
Peacocks were popular in the Modernisme and Art Nouveau movements (right). We especially loved these lesser known drawings of peacocks by two of Spain’s most famous artists (left), Salvador Dalí (top) and Joan Miró (bottom). We paid tribute to all these in our fun summer Peacock Graphic Tee.
“To draw, you must close your eyes and sing” -Pablo Picasso (this quote is featured on our Daisy Graphic Tee) “Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up.” -Pablo Picasso I loved the above Picasso quote, because it was exactly what I needed
Sometimes I feel like there is a collective design unconscious, a subset of Jung’s collective unconscious. There are unfortunately the obvious cases of designers blatantly ripping off other designers/artists, but then there are times when multiple designers come up with totally different versions of similar ideas. We are all obviously inspired by
Today is World Ocean’s Day! Show your commitment to protecting the oceans by sporting tees featuring our favorite marine animals: images credits: Pelican, La Pelica Graphic Tee, Cangrejo Graphic Tee, Crab Swimming in Blue Water by Sami Sarkis, Turtle in the Sea, Tortuga Graphic Tee, Tiburon Graphic Tee, Tiger Shark by Roger
We loved these illustrations by César Manrique, Spanish artist and architect. They inspired the style for our Tiburon Graphic and Escarabat Graphic. He also made some amazing wind sculptures so make sure to check those out too.
Last week it was too beautiful to stay inside, so a few of us snuck off for a little walk on our lunch break. It was such a nice view we asked a passer-by to take our picture. He asked us where we were visiting from. We told him we were from
For our Costa Brava collection we were inspired by the colors and icons of Cadaqués – a coastal fishing village in Catalonia. The town had a distinctive color palette of whites, blues and sunny yellows – which we used to create fun summery pieces. We love the vintage nautical feel, which inspired
Ever since I saw that you could design your own skateboard I’ve been dying to make one, but unfortunately I don’t actually skateboard. With our Skate theme this week I jumped at the opportunity to sketch out some ideas. I played around putting some of our Barcelona T-shirt graphics on some skateboards.