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Threadless Bestee Categories Announced

Back in October Threadless announced they were going to hold Bestee Threadless Awards for the shirts and designers that really shined for a given year. (our Bestee summary post from Oct 07). Threadless already offers substantial awards for getting your shirt printed and now these awards can make it even sweeter. The total prizes value for the Bestees are over $100,000. Here are the categories and some of the prizes:

Bestee

*** $10,000 BESTEE ****
Design of the Year: The best overall printed design in 2007.

Designer of the Year: The best overall printed designer of 2007.

Most Printed Designer of the Year: Designer with the most prints in 2007.

People’s Choice: The overall favorite printed design of 2007, as chosen by the community. Voting to take place in the next few weeks!

Groundbreaking Design of the Year: The most original and innovative design of 2007.

**** $7,000 BESTEE ****
Collaboration of the Year: The best overall collaborative effort chosen for print in 2007.

**** $5,000 BESTEE ****
Newcomer of the Year: The best designer first chosen for print in 2007.

Independent Blog Contest of the Year: The best community run contest of 2007.

Best Use of Critique: The most effective and constructive use of the Critique section in a design chosen for print in 2007.

Select of the Year: The overall best Threadless Select design of 2007.

Kid Friendly Design of the Year: The overall best kid friendly design of 2007.

Best Unprinted Designer: The overall best as-yet-unprinted designer with submissions in 2007. Design will be chosen for print!

**** $1,000 BESTEE ****
Gallery Photo of the Year: The overall best gallery photo submitted in 2007.

Dedicated Blogger of the Year: The most loyal and devoted blogger on the Threadless Forum in 2007.

Best 12 Club Tee: The overall best design chosen as a Threadless 12 Club Tee in 2007.

Loves Design of the Year: The overall best and on-theme design chosen as part of a Loves promotion.

Design Title of the Year: The overall best title for a printed design in 2007.

Best Use of Multiple Colors: The overall best use of multiple colors for a printed design in 2007.

Best Use of One Color: The overall best use of one color in a printed design.

Best Submission Presentation: The overall best presentation of a design submission in 2007.

Most Controversial Design of the Year: The overall most controversial design based on community reaction chosen for print in 2007.

Best Technical Design: The overall best design chosen for print in 2007 showcasing technical achievement.

Slogan of the Year: The overall best slogan chosen for print in 2007.

Best Concept for Design: The overall best concept for a design chosen for print in 2007.

Best Abstract Design: The overall best abstract design chosen for print in 2007.

As always we will have more details as they are announced.

Threadless

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2 Comments

  1. jeremy · January 8, 2008

    Probably the best T-shirt payouts on the internet, that aren’t related to royalties.

  2. Blake · January 15, 2008

    Threadless has the Midas touch right now. It’s great that they give so much back.

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