Joe Van Wetering AKA SpeedyJVW is a graphic designer who has contributed some awesome designs to t-shirts. He was born and raised in Chicago, and bears an affinity to simple things in life like pizza, television and Tetris. His designs draw inspiration from mostly the contrasting visions of pop culture and nature. Joe believes that there exists a link between color and space that lets him form conceptual visions of everyday life through his artwork. His t-shirts have been very popular at some of the famous sources like Threadless and Society6. He has imparted his touch of art to Nokia, Semi-Permenant, New York Times Magazine, Armada Skiis, The Simpsons, The Gap, Threadless, idN, How Books, Hype Machine, Computer Arts UK, Faesthetic, Blik Wall Graphics, and Griffin.
Mister Mitten is one of his favorite characters who seems to be very adventurous and admires his epic journeys to the extent of expecting them to be noted down in the histories to come. He is using his extra powerful visionary rays as he goes out to another world in the space in quest for some discovery.
After Mister Mitten, this tee should be the most popular work of Joe. Event Horizon is one hell of a cool tee with purple horizon extending beyond the grays of the eventful city life. This tee is indeed fabulous to be worn in summer.
Joe truly plays with colors in this design where he has melted various shades into each other to understand their relationship and what they could together form. I don’t know what he discovered, but I can see a very vivacious t-shirt to be bragged amongst friends and strangers.
Ever though how clouds look within thunder? We don’t dare stare at the bolt from blue but this guy made a vision of how dramatic it could look especially at the front of a t-shirt. And the result is success indeed.