Leica 3F (from the top) by Yukio Miyamoto

£49

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The artwork:

There is an enduring appeal in beautifully made objects where function is an overriding consideration but where attention to detail, uncompromising quality, precise manufacture and obsessive commitment in design elevates the object into something with durability and profound appeal. Typically these objects have the quality of ‘nothing superfluous and nothing missing’. There is similarly profound appeal in owning and wearing work the quality of which is singular. Here we have one of many examples of beautiful functional objects beautifully simulated and reproduced by Yukio Miyamoto in Adobe Illustrator.

Leica had been producing the world’s best 35mm camera for some time before they gave us the IIIf, but 60 years or so on if you had one you would still cherish it and it would still be taking perfect photographs. Yukio Miyamoto’s work in simulating effects like the light refraction in the lens coating might be taken for granted for being so visually familiar but to see the work needed to achieve it here is to be amazed, it is exquisitely precise. These cameras never let their owners down and consistently exceeded their expectations. Yukio’s simulation is in 3D and is one of several views he supplied of the electronic model he built.

Yukio is probably the world’s most accomplished user of the illustrative packages that deliver these images.  We feature several of the early stage images Yukio builds in the process of  delivering these models in videos about these artefacts these can be viewed using the video tab on the product listing. Yukio’s work is art and craftsmanship of the highest order. Printed front and rear, these shirts can be personalised with a name or thumbnail image for no extra charge. Please email us to complete this detail.

The shirts:

These t shirts are unique for being made exclusively for us wholly with cool-max-image-e1485361440757.png fibres ring spun into yarns manufactured exclusively for WeAdmire. These yarns are then knitted into a single jersey fabric suitable for t shirts.

The CoolMax bit exploits the surface tension of water to wick moisture from your skin. It works through micro channels engineered into the profile of the fibre. These channels are physical attributes, they are there for the life of the fibre.

The Fresh FX bit embeds a silver salt in the molecular structure of the fibre that stops the propagation of bacteria which, left unchecked, ultimately cause a sour odour. Because the silver salt is embedded within the fibre it, like the wicking, is similarly permanent; it will not leech out with wear and washing.

These attributes deliver shirts that remain cool and dry almost regardless of what you might do in them and similarly they remain fresh. And the ongoing performance of the fabric is guaranteed. This is important, these shirts will become your favourite items of apparel, you will want to wear your shirts again and again.

These shirts are marvellous to travel with, they stay fresh if you don’t have the chance to wash them, they wash easily when you do have the chance, and they dry super quickly. There is also a very useful side effect to all this: our shirts keep anything you wear on top of them and what you might wear after wearing them fresher too.

The cut and fit and sizing of these shirts is exclusive to us and was specified by Anastasia Vouyouka, a published guru of fit in the fashion industry.

The feel of the very best natural fibre shirts you have experienced with the performance of the fibres that set the benchmarks for wicking and freshness. It is very unlikely you will have experienced this level of technical performance in a decorated t shirt before.

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