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We called our company Cease & Desist as a tongue in cheek reference to some of our designs taking references from all sorts of music, film and art culture. When we saw an old advert for an early Human League gig at the legendary Limit which Glenn Gregory had found and Martyn Ware posted on twitter, we thought it would make a great t shirt. We went about redrawing the advert, paying close attention to detail, so that we could get a high res image good enough to print. We asked Martyn if he would mind us making a t...

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Let me take you back to America 1920, the roaring 20’s or so they say! But for America it was actually a decade of poverty, and dramatic social and political changes.  It was by the 1920’s that the word ‘T-shirt’ became an official American-English word in the Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary, but way before that, the T-Shirt was preferred by dockworkers and farmers for its lightweight fabric, not forgetting the Tee was adopted by the Army as part of the standard issue uniform. So, back to present day in the UK and the T-shirt industry is certainly booming, heading around the shops...

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dachshund, Fase lamp, retro tshirt, sausage dog, T-shirt -

Inspiration can come from the most unlikely places and this t-shirt is no exception.  I tend to work late at night and early into the morning when everything is quiet and I can focus. Very often I’m joined by my trusty Dachshund named Dizzy who curls up next to me and quietly dreams of dog food, walks and all the stress less things in her life. I am a fan and collector of mid century modern interior items. Perched at the end of my sofa is a stunning mid century Fase lamp. Founded by Pedro Martin in 1964, Fase became...

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