Not sure if a T-shirt IS a pamphlet, exactly, but Rubicon Press (you
can access it) has printed two T-Shirts with poems on them, one by me
& one by Denise Riley. They look good.
On 20-Oct-08, at 3:32 PM, Judy Prince wrote:
> I'm thinking of how poetry pamphlets could be done the Threadless way.
> Got info from a June 2008 INC.Magazine [today at doctor's office,
> headlining CEO Jake Nickell and CCO Jeffrey Kalmikoff of Threadless
> Most Innovative Small Company in America"].
> Nickell had frequented Breathless, a Webdesign online site, and he'd
> doing Photoshop tennis [designers passing digital photos back and
> manipulating one another's images in 'the most outrageous ways
> He had submitted a t-shirt design for a contest in 2000 for the New
> Underground festival, 'an informal gathering of Web designers in
> His design won the contest. No money, but he was exhilarated. He
> about his Dreamless buddies batting their designs back and forth,
> 'but their
> creations rarely made it out of the digital realm'.
> Nickell wondered: 'What if the best designs were printed on t-
> shirts and
> sold in the real world?'
> Eventually, that's what Nickell, DeHart and Kalmikoff ended up doing
> their Threadless company: offering cash prizes for contest-winning
> designs chosen by online designers, and selling them to enthusiastic
> designers who were encouraged along the way by 'tinkering with their
> and soliciting advice from other members', and getting an outlet for
> Business types are excited about the Threadless concepts [and of
> course the
> money-making], but Nickell didn't start the company with a financial
> Can you figure out where I'm going with this re poetry pamphlets?
> What do you think?
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