Stand with Ukraine
Most popular designs from my Stand with Ukraine collection on Redbubble. I am donating my entire artist margin from the sales of these works to a fund helping displaced children from Ukraine.
Ukraine in European Union. A poster showing the sunflower – a symbol of Ukraine – being a part of the European Union flag. Available on almost 80 products.
Peace not peace of mind. You can have peace of mind or you can support those who fight for peace. Stand with Ukraine.
Make borscht not war
Borscht is a sour soup made with red beetroots, which give the dish its distinctive dark red color. The soup is popular in Eastern Europe, especially in Ukraine, but also in Russia, Belarus, and Moldova. Download a high-resolution version.
Make borscht not war essential t-shirt. Available in sizes from S to 3XL. Solid colors are solid color t-shirts are 100% cotton.
Make borscht not war wall tapestry. They’re lightweight to hang on the wall, durable to use as a tablecloth and vivid colors make it an eye-catching outdoor blanket.
Make borscht not war basic apron. This kitchen apron is the best context for the idea: the red stains are from borscht you are cooking.
Make borscht not war tote bag. This reusable, lightweight go-everywhere bag keeps you ready to shop responsibly. One-sided design.
Most popular designs
My brain is proudly powered by books. I have visualized one of my own book quotes in the style of 17th and 18th century book title pages, using a classic Baskerville serif typeface. Several other quotes are also available.
On my way to the library. With a retro bike and good books, who would not be happy? There is also a variant with a text “On my way to the bookshop.”
Book Lovers Day every day. You can celebrate the love for books 365 days a year. Versions for Cat, Dog, Tea, and Library Lovers Days are also available.
World’s vintagest book lover. If you are looking for a vintage style gift for the book lover in your life. Because “world’s okayest” is not vintage enough.
Joy forever. Let positive energy into your life with this vintage design featuring the text “Joy forever” using the 1960s font face and bright colors.
I love my Kindle. Modern book lovers love both ebooks and print books. There is no need to choose. The text says: “I love my Kindle just as much as I love my print books.”
My daughter’s designs
My daughter, Maja, was born in 1997 with Down syndrome. She always liked to deal with art. Calligraphy lets her express her feelings. Just like others, she wants to be loved, accepted, and adored. ⇢ Read the full story.
I want to be happy. A calligraphy design by Maja Kowalczyk, an artist with Down syndrome. Available on Redbubble, Zazzle, and Amazon.
I want to be loved. A calligraphy design by Maja Kowalczyk, an artist with Down syndrome. Available on Redbubble, Zazzle, and Amazon.
I want to be free. A design by Maja Kowalczyk.
I want to be hugged. A design by Maja Kowalczyk.
I want to be happy. A design by Maja Kowalczyk.
I want to be loved. A design by Maja Kowalczyk.
Clothes, home decor, and more
Where to buy
The designs are available on up to 80 different items, from t-shirts and hoodies, to phone and iPad cases, to personal accessories, to pillows, posters, and other home decor items.
Each design is usually available in over ten product categories, including apparel, home decor, office supplies, and wall art
Selected designs are available on Amazon. So far, you can pick up t-shirts offered in multiple colors. Please make sure to choose the design with “Geek Updated” listed as a brand.
Society6 is mainly about gorgeous wall art, kitchen accessories, mobile devices, and furniture.
Gift ideas for geeks
You have reached your destiny. An idea for a t-shirt or cap that you can wear for a first date. Two pins form a heart, and the text is a modification of a typical message that you see when you arrive at the trip’s destination, using a navigation app.
Game predator zone. When you enter a game predator zone, keep quiet and do the same: play a game.
Hex populi. “Vox populi” as seen by a graphic designer. Send me a BubbleMail, and I will make a color variant just for you.
Twitter Down? Read a Book. When Twitter is down again, keep calm, make coffee and start reading a good book.
Omnilegent – reading or having read everything. The definition and phonetic notation come from my beloved Merriam-Webster Dictionary.
Polka bot. A polka dot variation that’s relevant for the modern life. Other available variations: polka knot, polka app, and polka cog.
Body and soul. Camera’s exposure and focus are used to describe body and soul.
Syncing. A word expressive idea visualizing a syncing process.
Reading app theme. The theme color picker from book reading apps is used to highlight the actual color of the item.
Give me a break. A gift idea for a coder in your life. “U+000A” is the Unicode number that stands for break – end of line.
Game over and over again
A vintage-style design for everyone who can’t stop playing games. Available on over 70 products, including premium t-shirts, laptop sleeves, iPhone cases, stickers, and magnets.
Reading app theme: Black
The color picker is used to show what color of the apparel or home decor you have actually picked. There are four variants to choose from: White, Black, Sepia, and Dark.
Gift ideas for book lovers
Escape – Read Books. A word expressive idea showing that books are a way to escape daily life problems. Two other variants – “learn” and “explore” – are also available.
Public libraries matter. Get this stylish vintage design if you want to express that you support libraries. There are two more variants: “local bookshops matter” and “independent bookstores matter.”
Enjoy the now – read a book. Enjoying life is all about small actions. Reading books is among them.
Librarian phonetic notation. Librarians are extremely competent. You can say it loud and clear, but you can also whisper it in your mind.
Thomas Jefferson book quote. “I cannot live without books” – the famous Thomas Jefferson quote as being passed in a reading room of a library.
Team Fairy Tales 813. Do you still believe in fairy tales? In the library catalog decimal system invented by Melvil Dewey in 1876, fairy tales can be found under the number 813.
Read more books. A less visible text says: “watch fewer movies.” And the time you have saved, spend on reading good books.
BKWRM. Bookworm abridged? BKWRM. Because there is no need to display the full word (which is kind of obvious). BKNRD and BKLVR are also available – all variants in light and dark mode.
H2G2 Douglas Adams 1985. Douglas Adams’ “The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy” is often abbreviated as H2G2. It was first published in 1985.
Librarians Rock . It’s going to be a great day because librarians are fantastic! There are also designs about teachers, educators, and students.
Authentic cats and books lover. Do you love cats and books? Express it with this vintage artwork. Other variants: coffee, tea, bike, and more.
Recharge your brain – read books every day. Your brain is like your smartphone, so make sure to recharge it before it dies.
Stay away, I’m rereading. If “Go away, I’m reading” is not enough. A part of “Books, Coffee & Co.” series of vintage designs.
Crazy people love their Kindles. The quote comes from a book by the Irish writer Dermot Davis, “Brain: The Man Who Wrote the Book That Changed the World.”
I love my Nook
Modern book lovers love both ebooks and print books. There is no need to choose. The text says: “I love my Nook just as much as I love my print books.” Available on over 70 merch items.
Fictionist – a writer of fiction; especially novelist. The definition and phonetic notation come from my beloved Merriam-Webster Dictionary.
Vintage book quotes
My brain is proudly powered by books. A vintage-style design inspired by 18th century book title pages, featuring my book quote inspired by the iconic “Proudly powered by WordPress” blog footer text.
A book is a first-aid box for the mind. Here is another quote and artwork from the ‘Vintage Book Quotes” series. Just like all other designs, it’s available on over 70 merch items, including clothes, home decor, and personal accessories.
Reading is an act of selfless help to oneself.
A book is not an escape from life, but a shortcut to a better one.
Life is like a novel, with you being both its author and main character.
I see a book, I see a coffee, I see a good day ahead.
My brain is proudly powered by books
The artwork features my own book quote: “My brain is proudly powered by books.” The design is inspired by 17th and 18th century book title pages, using a classic Baskerville serif typeface. Available also on 70 other products.
I see a book, I see a coffee, I see a good day ahead
This vintage-style book quote is available on several home decor items, including pillows, posters, comforters, throw blankets, and duvet covers. There are two color variants: light and dark.