A few days ago I received a t-shirt from the good folk at Robit Studios. All their shirts are printed by hand using water-based, environmentally- friendly, inks. They also use sweat-shop free American Apparel shirts. So they literally are good folk. At first when I received the shirt depicting a robot destroying a city with laser beams emanating from what are possibly robot boobs I thought it was a logo shirt and of course was disappointed as I don’t like to advertise on my chest. But this was not the case. It was an error of deduction when I connected the name Robit to the robot. Woops. Anyway, it is not a bad two color print that is possibly warning us of impending doom brought to us by our future over-reliance on machines. Of course I could be reading too much into it and it may simply be an image of a robot destroying a city with boob lasers but the text prepare does make you think.
To be perfectly honest, I don’t really get their shirts. I know they are probably trying to say something with the images but I don’t know what it is. I realize though, that that for me is probably a good thing because, and I have probably never said this about any t-shirt store before, but I would wear any and all of these shirts. I especially like the Explosive Decompression shirt and I guess I might even lose some sleep trying to attach some esoteric meaning to it.
Robit Studios has about ten different t-shirts in stock at the moment and there seems to be a few recurring themes including the military, destruction and impending doom. Currently they are priced from $12 for an Obama T-Shirt to $18 for most of their designs. Shipping is $3 in the US and a very reasonable $5.25 for international shipping. Order more for even better shipping deals.