I've always been a geek for unique t-shirt designs. When my former agent, Gerald & Cullen Rapp, approached their stable of illustrators to submit ideas for their annual tee-shirt promotion, I jumped at the chance. They wanted a positive/optimistic image that coincided with the fresh start of a new year. I focused my thought process on something near and dear to my heart, environmental themes.
Sam Scali, who handled this assignment, really liked the flower-bike idea, for it's sunny disposition. This image resonates with me because it gives new meaning to that old hippie adage, Flower Power!
PS. Here are a few New Year's t-shirt concepts that I started with: