Raleigh Apparel wouldn't exist without the talent and support of our community.

Our goal is to support them by shining the light back on their work, talents, and entrepreneurial spirit.

Featured Designers

  • Joy Warren

    Designer, illustrator, and our very first follower on Instagram! We could not be happier that our paths crossed with Joy Warren. Her talent for building brand systems and passion for helping small businesses thrive was evident from the moment we saw her work and we’re thrilled to be collaborating with her on something new for our shop! Check out Joy’s incredible portfoliohereand make sure to follow her on Instagram for a daily dose of inspiration and creative advice. 

  • Adam peele

    Artist, print-maker, and purveyor of watercolor dreams. Adam’s artwork is easy to get lost in. His love of nature, attention to detail, and use of color make each piece truly special and one-of-a-kind. When he’s not creating beautiful works of art, Adam runs a successful screen printing business here in Raleigh. We’re fortunate to have worked with Adam over the years and we’re honored to have one of his pieces available in our shop!

  • Claire Allison

    Illustrator, designer, and hand lettering aficionado! This NC State College of Design grad is talented, versatile, and knows how to deliver unique brand experiences across a variety of platforms. We so enjoyed collaborating with Claire on our Saturdays and Sweet Tea designs! If you want to see more of her work, check our her website here.

Explore NC by Joy warren

As you gear up for your next expedition through North Carolina's landscapes, don't forget to pack this tee. Let it be a reminder that adventure is waiting, and the wilds of North Carolina are calling your name.

Raleigh leaves by adam peele

Look around the City of Oaks and you'll find our state bird peppering the landscape. This design, from local artist Adam Peele, features two Cardinals amidst the oaks, a visual reminder that you're in the heart of North Carolina.

Saturdays by claire allison

Claire may be a proud member of the wolf pack, but she also knows the people of North Carolina love their college football. Grab your favorite team's color for the next big game!

  • Taylor Homes

    Taylor's been making the world a more colorful place since he could hold a crayola, and it shows. His artwork and illustrations are stunning. Heavily influenced by pop culture, his work does a phenomenal job of capturing the personality and spirit of his subjects. We're thrilled to have him on board and are inspired by his passion for Raleigh. Our collaboration with him will hit the shop soon, but don't wait to check out his workhere.

  • Lenny Terrenzi

    Illustrator, brand designer, musician, former AIGA Raleigh President, and inspirational speaker, Lenny Terenzi does it all! We're so thankful for the collaboration and all he's done in support the local creative community. Follow his creative adventures here!

Umstead fox by Taylor Homes

Inspired by one of Raleigh's most beautiful state parks, Taylor Homes celebrates this urban retreat and the coolest piece of trail art in North Carolina.

Scotty's Chuckwagon By Lenny Terenzi

From the time he was nine years old, Lenny remembers the delicious food and fun branding that made Scotty's Chuck Wagon a regular go-to lunch spot for him and so many others.

This throwback tee is inspired by Lenny's memories of the Scotty's brand and is a nod to this North Raleigh favorite!

  • Shane Smith

    Logo designer, illustrator, and actor. Shane is a blast to work with and has many talents to explore. His Raleigh, NC pig is one of our favorites. See his work and acting skills here.

  • Nick Burns

    Creative Director, illustrator, and branding expert. Raleigh Apparel wouldn't exist without Nick Burns. It was an honor to work with him on our brand and a collection of apparel designs to get us started. Check out his incredible portfolio here.

  • Jer Warren

    Skateboarding, cartoons, and rock n' roll. Jer's designs and illustrations are bold and colorful. You'll no doubt see more from Jer in the coming year. From web design to screen printing, see what else he's working on here.

Raleigh, nc pig by SHane smith

North Carolina BBQ is lengendary and Raleigh has some of the best around. We had a blast collaborting with Shane on his idea to show some love for this local treat.

NINE one nine by Nick Burns

An area code is more than a number. It can represent a city's identity and the many things that connect a community. The acorn has long been a symbol of the 919 and we love how Nick incorporated it into this design.

raleigh skyline by Jer Warren

The nine one nine skyline is changing fast, but Jer's design captures some of our most iconic landmarks as they are today. Grab your favorite color combo before it changes again!

  • George Hage

    Artist, designer, singer-songwriter. Obsessed with music and comic books at a young age, George Hage continues to uniquely infuse these passions into his writing, artwork and design. He has designed works for Bacardi, the Carolina Hurricanes, IBMA World of Bluegrass, Dreamville Festival, The Rink, No Depression magazine, and much more. When he's not designing and illustrating, you can catch him writing and performing with his bandmates in Jack the Radio. Find more of his work and follow his story on instagram.

  • Grant Eaton

    Grant Eaton is a Raleigh-based designer, illustrator, and animator. Grant’s work exudes personality and character. When we saw his work hit our feed, we couldn't wait to meet him! We're so excited to be collaborating with another NC State College of Design grad and looking forward to sharing more of his work. You can find him on instagram or on his website.

in the works

  • Jevon Hodge

    From graphic design and illustration to sneaker design and video production, Jevon's skills span a variety of creative endevours. From our first interaction, we were inspired by his drive to explore new mediums and push himself both creatively and professionally. We're so excited to be collaborating with Jevon on a new design! Stay tuned for his work to hit the shop this spring. In the meantime, learn more about this talented designer here.

  • Brittain Peck

    One of the triangle's most beloved and talented artists and illustrators, we couldn't be more excited to be collaborating with Brittain Peck. His artwork captures the mind and imagination and we've so enjoyed working with him on something fun for the shop. Be the first to grab some apparel featuring his work later this summer and while you're waiting, explore his work here.

Featured small business


Mark Dillon is just a guy with a habit of buying, selling and collecting cool stuff. If you're looking for vintage bikes, signs and barn finds, he's your guy. Grab a Habit Moto t-shirt and follow his adventures on your favorite social platform.

Lifting up the community, one collaboration at a time.

We're on the lookout for our next collaboration! If you're a local designer, artist, small business, or non-profit interested in exploring a collaboration with us, we want to hear from you!

Reach out below. We'd love to connect!