Souvenir T-shirts and Totes Printed Directly From Street Utility Covers

Although not all manhole covers are as pretty as the ones in Japan, apparently they are still nifty graphics for shirts, hoodie and tote bag, especially for tourist. The artist collective behind Berlin-based Raubdruckerin (pirate printer) produces shirts and bags imprinted with public street fixtures such as manhole covers, vents, and utility grates. The overlooked geometric patterns and typographic forms of urban signage out of those utility covers are pretty retro and untie due to the “hand-made process”. To make a print, collective applies ink directly to the streets and prints on-site in locations like Amsterdam, Lisbon, and Paris and then sell their creations through an online shop. Hence, if you don’t mind where your t-shirt get printed, that might be an interesting collection you can have.

Souvenir T-shirts and Totes Printed Directly From Street Utility Covers
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Top 5 T-Shirt Contest Sites

Whether you’re a graphic designer with an appreciation for apparel or a consumer who collects shirts, finding the best sites for t-shirt design contests is important to keeping up to date with trends and sales opportunities. It seems like there are a billion shirt design contest sites on the Internet today, and what makes a site “the best” varies dramatically depending on which side of the sales counter you stand on. For designers it’s all about returns and exposure, while for consumers it’s more a matter of keeping up with the most popular styles.

There are a handful of websites that hit both sides flawlessly. Check them out below.
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Laser Shirt: Fully Interactive Glow T-Shirt

If you are get bored with normal glow-in-the-dark t-shirt with fixed pattern and graphics, you’d better take a look at the laser shirt from Glow Threads who offers a unique T-Shirt that lets you draw and create your very own custom designs on with the UV laser. Glow Thread shirts are fully customizable and you are able to draw on every piece of the t-shirt. And the best part is: the shirt can be redesigned after it fades! [source]

Laser Shirt: Fully Interactive Glow T-Shirt
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