It wasn’t all that long ago that Busted Tees decided to sell some of their designs on posters and it now seems that Threadless is following suit with the introduction this week of Threadless Prints. So I thought I would take a poll again and see what you think of this development.
It is good news for the t-shirt designers whose designs get chosen as they will pocket an extra $500. The prints themselves will cost $35 which I think is pretty steep for a poster. I think I’d rather have the two t-shirts that I could get for the same price. On the other hand, if you are into posters these are limited editions and I’m sure the quality is pretty high.
I have a feeling that the the reasons for these moves by T-Shirt companies may be connected to the success of PODs which sell all types of things. I wonder how long it will be before they start selling other items like mugs and clocks.
Below is the info from Threadless:
Starting today, we will be releasing three new THREADLESS PRINTS every Monday. Hand-numbered and in super limited initial runs of 250, these 18″ x 24″ sweet pieces of art are screen-printed locally onto high quality paper from French Paper Company. We’ve taken great care in their development and creation, and of course in their sturdy shipping vessels (as seen on Tee-V), so they’ll arrive safe, pristine, and ready for framing. Priced at $35 apiece.
Designers! Have your printed tee design chosen to be a THREADLESS PRINT and pocket an extra $500! Be sure to stay tuned for more fun PRINTS developments over the next few weeks.