Human Made was founded in 2010 by iconic Japanese designer, NIGO, and graphic designer Sk8thing. The brand is known for its classic streetwear silhouettes that pull inspiration from pre-1960s American culture. NIGO, who previously founded A Bathing Ape (Bape), is one of the most well-known designers in the streetwear industry and is often referred to as being the first to merge the worlds of high fashion and streetwear.
The brand started as NIGO wanted to create pieces that personally resonated with him and his personal style that he wasn't able to at Bape. Human Made is easily recognizable by their iconic logos of a heart, duck and storm cowboy. Their collections feature t-shirts, hoodies, varsity jackets, accessories and more, inspired by classic Americana workwear.
The Japanese fashion label has received notoriety from a variety of high profile celebrities including Pharrell Williams and has been a part of multiple notable collaborations. Notable collaborations can be seen with Adidas, Girls Don’t Cry, and even KFC.