Martin Luther King Jr. is man of monstrous proportions, an icon, a leader and a legend that helped instigate great change in a time of great struggle. Martin Luther King Jr’s, “I have a Dream” speech is a powerful dream that is yet to be fulfilled. While the 1960’s civil rights movement helped integrate black […]
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F*CK THE MALL. SHOP SMALL
The power of your pocketbook gives you an opportunity to make a difference! It’s nice that small businesses have Small Business Saturday to promote the shop small campaign, but small businesses need more than a single day of support. As a small business owner, I support my fellow hustlers every day because that’s what small businesses […]
2014 Street Festivals… partying in the streets!
2014 is ¾ complete, but the year has already been filled with awesome experiences, travel, and great people. My spring, summer and fall seasons are always packed tight between play and work with the 2 businesses Progress Label, Offbeat Press. Both Progress and Offbeat had our busiest summers in the t-shirt business. With Progress Label, the […]
Communicating with T-shirts – Making the CWA Union Protest T-shirt
I was recently approached by Communication Workers for America to create their new “Rally” or protest shirt design. The CWA has had dozens of shirt designs in the past but they were seeking a powerful design with a good deal of visibility, strength and recognition. I took the project on as a fun challenge through my design […]
Right to Know
While working on a design for the Sustainable Living Roadshow and the Right2Know March, a friend’s post regarding the failure of Columbia University’s sexual assault policy melded this design into a new being. Stay tuned to Feminism is for Lovers for the organic uprising that will follow.
I wish I had this kind of free time …
A week or so back Robyn, the PROGRESS Labeler who mans the booth at the Oshkosh Farmer’s Market, got a visit from the gentleman who runs the market. He had come to investigate a report of our “hateful” apparel and ask us to remove it. He didn’t find anything (as he had suspected). The closest […]
Welcome! Now, get out of here …
We have an intern for the SLR! Her name is Bridgette, she is awesome, and she starts with the Sustainable Living Roadshow mid-August. I’ll add more info about her a little later so you can get to know her. Bridgette will be bloggin’ from the road to keep us updated on her adventures with SLR. […]