History / Inspiration
There's a lot of science to explain why the East Bay is consistently warmer than San Francisco and the peninsula. You don't need to know any of it to wear this shirt. If you go up in the hills of Oakland or Berkeley, you can see the fog cloud roll up and perch on top of the peninsula all summer long. Living on The Sunny Side, it's easy to forget how much better we have it, only to be reminded after forgetting an extra jacket and exiting a BART station into a cold rain. In July.
That's the beauty of The Sunny Side, it's designed by nature to be a nicer place to live. It's a trump card in arguments with friends from the other side. So, the next time you hear a casual dismissal of our East Bay way of life, speak up. Because while sports teams, restaurants, and transportation are subjective, that giant spinning disc in the sky is not.
About the designer
Oakland-based designer Ivan Lima is an active supporter of local artists, community based programs and non-profits. He hopes to show love for art, design, and his own community through each piece he creates. IvanLimaDesign.com