A cool new brand alert from a brand that call themselves Fraggles & Friggles.
A great brand name and of course some great designs as well.
I got to interview Fraggles & Friggles to find out more about this cool brand and keep an eye out at the end of the interview for a cool discount.
Why did you start Fraggles & Friggles?
I think sometimes people can get intimidated by science and I wanted to find a way to make it more accessible and show people how fun it can be.
I think Fraggles & Friggles does a good job of that. I also think there are so many crazy animals on this planet that most of us aren't even aware of and I have a great time designing shirts with them.
When did you start?
Although I had been dreaming up ideas for a while, I didn't start my business until June 2012.
Where are you based?
We're based out of Providence, Rhode Island.
This shirt is perfect for the anthropology or evolutionary biology nerd!The classic 'I love lucy' icon from the TV show with Lucy, Australopithecus afarensis.
Where did you get name Fraggles & Friggles?
I must admit that I came up with the name before I had a cohesive idea about my brand and re-branding is a big undertaking!
Originally the business was meant to be a combined effort between my dad and me. He was going to print his photos and I was going to make shirts. One thing that we share is that he used to watch Fraggle Rock with me when I was a little girl. My dad still sometimes calls me Fraggle or Friggle and I like the words – they're very whimsical – so I chose that as the name of the shop.
What else can you tell me about Fraggles & Friggles?
We're a family-run business. I design the shirts and make the earrings, my mom makes the bracelets, and my aunt prints the shirts. I plan to sell my dad's nature photos soon as well.
What printing process do you use when printing a tee and the brand of tee you use?
All of our tees are printed by hand, one at a time, using the screen filler positive method and long lasting, non-toxic ink.
We print exclusively on Next Level Apparel. I chose this brand because their products are unbelievably soft, they have a modern fit, and the material is high quality. I've received some great feedback on the quality of the shirts themselves.
This graphic tee features one of my favourite science play on words: Cuddling cuttlefish.I drew the cuttlefish free-hand and then transferred it onto a screen for printing.The ink used is water insoluble and thus the shirt can be machine washed without worry.
What can someone expect when ordering a product from you?
You can expect excellent customer service and the personal touch that only a small business can provide.
Each order is put together with great care and is presented in decorated tissue paper with a personalized note.
We also like to include free Fraggles & Friggles stickers with our orders 🙂 You can read some glowing reviews here
What plans have you got for the future?
I definitely plan on expanding my clothing line in the near future. It is also my goal for 2013 to get into some Brick & Mortar stores and perhaps even some museum shops.
Where can I find out more about Fraggles & Friggles?
Through my website: www.FragglesAndFriggles.com
You can also connect with me on all the main social media platforms.
Are you able to provide a unique promotion code for my readers?
Yes, readers can use NewCustomerV1 for 15% off their first orders