joncontino:

Forever21 has ripped me off. Normally I wouldn’t get this upset, but this design in particular was made for my wife as a gift so it really hurts to see it stolen. If you feel so inclined, let them know via Twitter and Facebook that artists will no longer stand for this nonsense!!!

This isn’t the first or the last. Urban Outfitters and Forever 21 are infamous for ripping off hardworking creative people. I’m glad the artists are speaking up and utilizing the power of social networks to bring attention to the issues. Forever 21 has since taken down the t-shirt like they should. I know it’s not going to stop, but no amount of money paid to the original artist will account for the way it felt when they saw their work ripped off.

joncontino:

Forever21 has ripped me off. Normally I wouldn’t get this upset, but this design in particular was made for my wife as a gift so it really hurts to see it stolen. If you feel so inclined, let them know via Twitter and Facebook that artists will no longer stand for this nonsense!!!

This isn’t the first or the last. Urban Outfitters and Forever 21 are infamous for ripping off hardworking creative people. I’m glad the artists are speaking up and utilizing the power of social networks to bring attention to the issues. Forever 21 has since taken down the t-shirt like they should. I know it’s not going to stop, but no amount of money paid to the original artist will account for the way it felt when they saw their work ripped off.

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