Like everyone else I have been watching events in Japan unfold and have been alternately horrified by the extent of the tragedy and destruction and amazed by the resilience, grace and charm of the Japanese people.
Many people throughout the design and crafting community are doing their bit to help the relief effort and here’s little round up of some of the most beautiful products available to purchase, with at least a portion of the profits going to disaster relief.
Jacob Cass from Just Creative Design is making the above image free for people who want to use it to create artwork and products to the help the relief effort. More details here.
thispapership is donating 90% of the proceeds on the above print to the American Red Cross
Once these limited edition Land of the Rising Kitten block prints have sold out $1,000 will be donated to disaster relief.
100% of the proceeds from sales of the above tee-shirt will go to help the Salvation Army’s relief efforts in Japan.
Cassia Beck is donating 50% of the proceeds of her photographic prints.
All profits from the sale of the above poster to disaster relief.
All the profits from this limited edition lavender cologne “For Them’ by Parisian perfumer Libertin Louison will be donated to disaster relief. The cologne is dedicated to the town of Minami Sanriku which disappeared after the tsunami. Details here. Buy it here.
These are just a few of the things I’ve come across over the last week or so. Please feel free to add links in the comments if you spot other beautiful products being sold to help the disaster relief or if you’re donating a portion of the profits from your own shop.