Show off your love for Shark Week! Bellow we have an awesome Shark Week Shirt made by Totally Awesome and also an interview with Jon Kruse, owner of Howtostartaclothingcompany, Totally Awesome and Shred. Use coupon code SHARK for 30 % off. All shirts are printed on American Apparel, therefore awesome!
[interview email=”[email protected]” text=”Hi Jon, tell us a little about yourself.”]
[interview email=”[email protected]” text=”Hi I’m Jon Kruse. I started Totally Awesome, which was then called Mediocore Clothing, back in 2007. At the time I had just graduated college and got my dream job working at a design studio in LA that did movie posters. Our country was going into a recession and I lost my job after only a couple weeks later. Looking back on it that was the best thing that has ever happened to me. I was given a second chance to do whatever I wanted and I decided to start a clothing company and figure out how to make money doing what I loved to do.”]
[interview email=”[email protected]” text=”I know that Mediocre Clothing isn’t your only project.”]
[interview email=”[email protected]” text=”Along my journey many awesome things have happened. I started a blog called www.howtostartaclothingcompany.com which has reached almost half a million visitors since its inception. I’ve started a web design company called www.doubledragonstudios.com that makes e-commerce websites for other companies. I was asked to write an article in the magazine Computer Arts Projects about web store design. A number of my designs have appeared in the book Torso. I also started another clothing company called Shred which makes bad ass shirts.”]
Shark week Shirts
[interview email=”[email protected]’ text=”I have a Shark Week shirt that has done amazing over the years.”]
Here are some other Tees on SALE! Only $10!
[interview email=”[email protected]” text=”The first shirt I sold was called Missing Turtle which I originally made as a poster and wheat pasted 100’s of them all around the Cal State Northridge Campus I went to. I made a screen printing press and printed the first batch of Missing Turtle shirts with my mom helping me in my garage. To this day it is one of my top sellers. After that I kept on making new designs and kept on going.”]
Shred News was started in May 2009. It is the newest project of Eric Sullivan and Jon Kruse, owners of Shred Clothing.