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The Perspective Tee

by J D August 11, 2017

The Perspective Tee

To kick off a new season of fresh tees, we've just launched the Perspective Tee on our web shop.

 

 

Coming in 3 colors, the Perspective tee is made of 100% Ringspun Cotton, which is pigment dyed for a beautiful vintage look and feel. The graphics are all hand drawn by our illustrator in Tokyo.

 


This tee is inspired by the great Chinese philosopher Chuang Tzu, who told the story of a frog living at the bottom of a well (井の中の蛙大海を知らず). The frog, never having left the stone walls of the well, was very proud of his dwelling and would show it off at every chance. However one day the frog was told by a turtle passing by of the great and limitless ocean where the waters never flood nor run dry, where food is always in abundance, and a variety of exotic animals live amongst each other.  The frog could hardly believe that there could be something greater than his shallow, damp well and instantly felt shock and a sense insignificance.

So while "ignorance is bliss", it is still ignorance. We can know so much about so little, and never know the scope of our knowledge. However it is only upon leaving our comfort zone that we can truly see the greatness of the world, as all things are relative to one another. 



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