Design a showstopping T-shirt for Design By Humans & Talenthouse

Creators Selected On
October 28, 2016
Have you ever gotten dressed in the morning, wishing for that perfect T-shirt that just doesn’t exist? Here’s your opportunity to change that.

Talenthouse and Design By Humans have a passion for supporting creativity. Believing artists' designs should be seen and appreciated by the world over, we have partnered up to offer a career-changing opportunity that tackles the missing T-shirt problem.

Artists and designers from around the world are invited to design a show-stopping T-shirt to be sold on www.designbyhumans.com.

Designs should be beautiful and eye-catching, that people would want to wear. The brief is open, artists are encouraged to show their take on what would make a show-stopping T-shirt. Be creative, be different, be bold- the designs should stand out from the crowd! And don't forget to use the template provided.

A number of striking designs will be selected and produced onto T-shirts, and sold on the Design By Humans website. Artists will receive a revenue share of $2.6 for each unit sold, along with exposure on Design By Humans and Talenthouses' social channels reaching millions of people worldwide.
  • Do create artwork that would look great on a T-shirt.
  • Make your design stand out from the crowd.
  • You may submit up to 10 works. Feel free to submit existing work or something you have created specifically for this brief.
  • Do look at the Design By Humans website to see what already exists out there, and make your design stand out.
  • Do submit your work using the template provided.
  • If selected you must be able to provide your artwork in the following spec: PNG with transparent background at 180ppi, 4320 x 6480px, CMYK colours only.
  • Do not use any copyrighted material.
  • Do not use imagery of other people unless you have a release form from each person depicted.
  • Do not use any work bought from stock imagery sites, all work must be original.
  • Do not depict famous people, protected landmarks, etc.
About Design By Humans x Talenthouse

Design By Humans was born in 2007 with the simple vision of bringing artists from around the globe together to give them a platform to produce wearable art that tells a story, strengthens humanity and inspires life through creativity and design.

Together with Talenthouse we want to support creativity and design.

The Career Opportunity
Design By Humans and Talenthouse will select a minimum of 5 stand out pieces. Selected Artists will:
  • Be featured across all Talenthouse and Design By Humans' social media channels reaching a total audience of more than 2 million people
  • Be featured in the Talenthouse Magazine
  • Receive a revenue share of $2.6 for each unit sold

Hint: Make sure to update your Talenthouse profile and add your social media links!

Creative invite guidelines
  • This opportunity is open globally to those who are at least 18 years of age at the time of entry. Void where prohibited by law.
  • Limit ten (10) submissions per artist or artist team.
  • All submissions must be original (meaning not using third party pre-existing copyright materials) but can be pre-existing or created especially for this opportunity.
  • Artists should retain their original files in the highest quality possible. Designs must be submitted via the "Participate tab" in JPEG or PNG max size 10MB.
  • Artists must use the template provided and should read the section "DO & DON'T“ carefully.
  • If any persons appear or are referred to in the submission, the artist is solely responsible for obtaining, prior to submitting, all necessary usage rights and permissions for the contents of their submission. Proof will be required if selected.
  • The Selected Artists will be asked to supply their artwork in the following spec: PNG with transparent background at 180ppi, 4320 x 6480px, CMYK colors only.
  • The Selected Artists may be asked to modify their work to fit production requirements.
  • All artists retain ownership of their work. However, by submitting you hereby grant Talenthouse a limited, non-exclusive, worldwide, perpetual, royalty-free license to showcase your submissions across Talenthouse's channels. All artists will be credited accordingly.
  • The Selected Artists grant Design By Humans (DBH) a license to use the submitted work in connection with the operation of the Internet business of DBH. Selected Artists will be subject to these Terms of Use when uploading their work to be sold on the Design by Humans website.
  • Artists must join Talenthouse using an active email address in order to ensure they can be contacted should a brand or publisher show interest in their submissions.
  • Selected Artists must respond to Talenthouse within two (2) days of receiving the notification email or else will forfeit all incentives.
  • Talenthouse reserves the right to remove inappropriate, offensive and harmful submissions as well as submissions that do not fit the brief, guidelines or Official Rules.
  • No purchase necessary to enter.
How Design By Humans and Talenthouse will choose
Design By Humans and Talenthouse will select from all qualified submissions. A qualified submission is one which meets all the Talenthouse Terms & Conditions, Guidelines and Official Rules.
Key Dates
  • Launch:
    September 8, 2016 at 10:00 AM
  • Submission Deadline:
    September 25, 2016 at 10:00 AM
  • Selection Period Starts:
    September 25, 2016 at 10:00 AM
  • Creators Selected:
    October 28, 2016 at 11:00 AM
All times are in Pacific Time.