Spring 2021 Drop: Designer Insights
Ballislife’s lead designer, Andy Fomai shares some insights behind the designs of our Spring 2021 collection.
“I made sure to offer a range of minimal to loud graphics” says Andy Fomai, “I do this to serve different audiences and age groups”.
All our graphic tees, hoodies and joggers are designed and printed in Southern California. Colors are custom and hand-mixed by our team. Each graphic has its own individual color offering with color patterns specific to the Spring season.
This graphic tee has an organic/positive design with a nostalgic vibe: BALL IS LIFE is the message. This t-shirt is available in two colorways: black and white.
→ Shop Tribute Tee
This t-shirt pays homage to Ballislife video cassette days. Some of you may be too young to grasp what it means, but you can still represent Ballislife and appreciate this retro design.
→ Shop Hack Tee
An explosive dunk designed with a comic book lens. Available in two colorways: turquoise and black. Andy Fomai leveraged customer feedback and “remixed” a popular design that originated with the Champ Tee and later evolved into the Strongside Tee in the FW20 collection.
→ Shop Kaboom Tee
The evolution that led to the Kaboom Tee:
The Control Tee features imagery, Andy Fomai wanted to make sure to offer a graphic where the main focus was not illustration. This shirt was designed to remind you who we are: you’re watching Ballislife!
→ Shop Control Tee
When Los Angeles sunset meets the king of the jungle. A unique design to rep Ballislife and the city of angels.
→ Shop King Tee
Global Long-Sleeve Tee
This colorful long-sleeve tee is a reminder that, especially in times like today, the world needs basketball!
→ Shop Global L/S Tee
This design is inspired by MJ’s victims. Can you identify them all?
→ Shop Rings Tee
Loud colors for a loud dunk: put them on a poster!
Andy Fomai recycled the arm graphics and bold color scheme for the popular Swish L/S Tee while adjusting the style and color scheme to promote this item’s individuality.
→ Shop Poster Hoodie
This is a clean and minimal design. The perfect match to be comfy while repping Ballislife. Available on long sleeve tees, hoodies and joggers.
→ Shop Halftone L/S Tees, Halftone Hoodies, Halftone Joggers
Ballislife serves numerous audiences and we try our best to have an offering for everyone. The Spring 2021 is a broad collection where we hope every hooper can find a unique piece that matches their style and personality.
→ Shop the entire Spring 2021 Collection
About Andy Fomai
Andy has been in the streetwear industry for 10+ years. Andy has owned/designed clothing brands that were previously sold in retailers like Tillys and Jimmy Jazz. In addition to his own brands, Andy has worked closely with Billboard charting artists on their own clothing merch. These artists include Tyga, Juice Wrld, Lil Baby, Trippie Redd and NBA Youngboy. Andy has been with Ballislife for 3 Years and is excited to leave his mark in the basketball community.