I am a creative because

I Am A Creative Because…

Trying to make a living as an artist is a tough gig and you’d be hard pressed to find anyone working in the industry¬†willing to tell you otherwise. But with the number of art and design students on the rise in the UK* there’s clearly something in it. We decided to ask some of the artists we’ve collaborated¬†with recently to complete the following sentence: I am a creative because…

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Totally Doomed

This is a design we printed for Totally Doomed, a shop recently opened in Manchester.

Totally Doomed is the hideous lovechild of Kelii and Giz from Manchester-based punk rock band Obsessive Compulsive…. The flagship shop opened in the legendary alternative emporium AFFLECKS on Church street in Manchester’s hip Northern Quarter on February 13th 2012. “We just wanted to invent a shop which represented our personal sense of DIY/alt/punk style, even the alternative scene, in both music and fashion, has become homogenised over recent years, with an ever more blurred line between mainstream and subcultures. We remember how we felt wandering around Afflecks in our teens, finding amazing items of clothing we hadn’t seen anywhere else, feeling part of an underground, leftfield culture, we held onto that ideal and decided to contact some of our uber talented friends to get involved in making our dream a reality.”

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