The “Wear It With Pride” Project
WIWP is an ongoing creative collaborative project, working with some of the most talented and internationally renowned Illustrators, Designersand Photographers . The project was set up in September 2003 by Darren Firth and Tim McKnight and after a year of running had over 130,000 unique hits and a solid user base of around 5000. What started off as a humble badge design site has now evolved into a global platform, promoting artist collaboration through various online activities, publications and exhibitions, becoming a great source for inspiration and limited edition products.
It’s collaborators range from Photographers many of which have been featured here on ArtisticThings.com (Rankin, Thymann, Morten Laursen, Mi-Zo etc) to Artists (Mr Ian Wright, Anthony Burrill, David Foldvari, Insect etc), right through to accomplished Designers and Motion experts (Build, Trevor Jackson, Hillman Curtis, Rinzen etc). As individuals the group has worked with a wealth of prestigious clients including BBC, Adidas, Orange, Motorola, Nike, MTV, Cartoon Network, Puma, the list goes on.
WIWP actively supports numerous charities from around the world including Cancer Research and Unicef and have donated several sums of money from selected promotions and products in the past. Check out their site for more info and purchases!