T-shirt designs are a great way to showcase your artwork to the world by wearing or selling it and having other people wear it. If you have a great design but don’t know where to apply it, a t-shirt is a great way to showcase it, especially with promotional shirts and items. The designer picks up a reference and gets guaranteed exposure for his or her art and for the business owner, you get fresh-looking and well-designed custom apparel for your company or organization. Company apparel is a crucial component of a visual brand, and many businesses or agencies are closely associated with what they wear. Who knows, a national or even a world-wide company could emblazon your designs on their uniform or promo items. That is what these artists below did, whether it was for clients or for their own personal work. Enjoy!
Grabbing a quote, saying, making up something of your own is a great way to play with some typography and create an interesting piece to put on a t-shirt.
Antonio Rodrigues Jr.
Fivethousand Fingers & Eli Horn
Illustrations are a great way to show off your drawing styles, make a point, or just experiment with something new, especially on a t-shirt.
Old Style Logo Designs
Old style logos are a pretty popular now. These logos are a great way to show off some typography skills, create an iroic styled t-shirt, or to get a message across in a creative way.
The possibilities for what to put on t-shirts are endless, but these are a few examples. What kind of t-shirts do you like designing, or looking at? Comment below!