History of Ilovecle
Established in 2009
In January of 2009 I was approached by Nick Luedy owner of clevelandclothingco.net. He had seen some Graphic Design and Photoshop art on my Facebook page and asked me to design a new shirt design for him. After many failed and underwhelming ideas one really good idea shot into my brain. The idea was to graphically spell out Cleveland in the shape of Ohio. So I spent many hours making the design and tweaking it from the original rough shape of ohio to the crisp outline used on my shirts today. I knew once the final draft was done that it would be a big seller. I was nervous I would sell the design and see it everywhere and think I should have worked out a better deal. So I kept the design and bought ilovecle.com. I have learned a lot and progressed to make the many designs that are currently available on ilovecle.com today. Being a sole proprietor is challenging and fun. Life and business are just continuos problems/conditions one must solve and move on to the next dilemma.