Magazine Series is a unique limited edition tee project in collaboration with six highly acclaimed international magazines.
We give them the creative freedom to customize a 55DSL t-shirt by interpreting a cover of their magazine. Each t-shirt is produced in a limited number of a 1055 pieces worldwide and only available at authorized 55DSL dealers.
“THOMAS MAROK FOR LODOWN FOR 55DSL”
Berlin-based LODOWN MAGAZINE was founded in 1995. The magazine appears 5 times a year in an international circulation of 35,000 copies. LODOWN is known as a precursor of mainstream culture. It is pop, coloured, cool, coded, the future, fast, on time, with a multi-layered content, progressive, delivering key influences, and has a timeless quality.
Born in 1972 in Berlin, Thomas Marecki is the publisher and founder of the pop culture related magazine Lodown, which he art directs for over 12 years. Besides publishing and art directing, he has been contributing a number of graphic designs and individual artworks for many publications, products or companies. Having studied graphic design and philosophy, and having a strong affiliation toskateboarding and graffiti in his youth, his intention is not to stick on, but to keep the core of his “own” cultural background as a filter of his expression.
”JENNY MÖRTSELL FOR NYLON FOR 55DSL”
Celebrating its 10th Anniversary this April, NYLON magazine continues to be the reigning authority on fashion, music and beauty for legions of young men and women. With Marvin Scott Jarrett, NYLON’s Editor-in-Chief, at the helm, NYLON has long been recognized for its unique style, fresh editorial and groundbreaking photography and design through numerous awards and accolades. NYLON extends beyond the pages of the publication with a robust multimedia portfolio living across print, NYLON TV, online and events among others.
Jenny Mörtsell is a Swedish illustrator who currently resides in New York City. As a kid, she filled sketchbook after sketchbook with drawings of horses, boys and shoes. She went on to study illustration at Konstfack University of Arts, Crafts and Design in Stockholm, and now does work for magazine, fashion, and music clients such as NYLON Magazine.
“WAD FOR 55DSL”
WAD, a quarterly magazine about urban fashion and culture based in Paris and published in French and English, this year is celebrating its 10th birthday in style. Photographers Ilario_magali have been working together for eight years and for WAD for five, moving from still-life to portraits, but always remaining faithful to their trademark style of exaggerated reality.
“MARCUS BURROWES FOR SPIN FOR 55DSL”
Launched in 1985, SPIN has established itself as one of the most influential voices in music and culture. From the next big things to innovative icons, SPIN provides the most comprehensive coverage via Spin magazine, Spin.com, Spin Earth and Spin Digital. With a guaranteed circulation of 450,000 readers, SPIN magazine, a monthly, currently reaches an audience of over 2 million.
Marcus Burrowes, Creative Director living in NYC, was born in Jamaica and raised in the Rasta faith and reggae culture. As a child he was drawn to the art on the album covers of his favourite reggae artists, which fired his creative passion and led him to experiment with art. He later moved from Kingston to California, and inspired by his changing environment, Marcus began painting. He attended the New York’s Parsons School of Design, where he nurtured his talent or illustration and design. Since then he has gained invaluable design experience through his work on advertisements, magazine layouts, album covers and numerous street wear collaborations.
“VAPORS FOR 55DSL”
VAPORS is the bible for a culture that is consumed by street fashion, skateboarding, art and graffiti, and the continued blurring of musical genres. Their editorial mission is to deliver content so fresh and hot that it defines the aspirations of their readers. Whether it be emerging street wear brands, new influences in skateboarding, supporting artists both established and up-and-coming, reviewing a broad range of musical genres (hip-hop, rock, reggae, etc.), VAPORS gets it first. We represent the interests of a normally skeptical audience with a very real and credible voice. In a world where mainstream media has become white noise to street culture, VAPORS gets its message across loud and clear.
“SILLY THING FOR MILK FOR 55DSL”
MILK, the weekly publication debuted in 2001, has always been in the frontline of trends among the Chinese community worldwide. Milk is the combination of design and style, hoping to open up the diversities of choices for youth nowadays. Bringing in the latest and most exciting concepts and ideas, breaking boundaries and not following the entertaining herds in the magazine realm in Hong Kong.
Born in 1979 in Hong Kong, TK founded Silly Thing, a multi-media establishment in 2000. With its multiple practices which include magazine publishing (the weekly HK title, MILK; the HK monthly MILK X; the mainland China monthlies MILK CHINA and MILK X CHINA; and quarterlies CREAM and MILK B), fashion retail, animation and video production (Silly Thing Visuals), providing creative services to world renowned names like Nike, McDonald’s, A Bathing Ape & Undercover etc, Silly Thing has raised its profile to be one of the most influential establishments in the creative industry in Asia.