The artistic crowd at Threadless is known for producing outstanding t-shirt designs on a daily basis. In 2007, the Threadless Bestee Award was established to honor the hottest designs in the Threadless community. This past year the company released some great designs. Check out ten tees that won Bestee Awards in 2010.
by Alex Solis
This funny t-shirt design, by Alex Solis, is a visual pun of the world famous English rock band. The design is based on their often parodied album cover for Abbey Road.
by Alvaro Arteaga Sabaini
Spanish designer/illustrator, Alvaro Arteaga Sabaini, designed this awesome t-shirt. A rocket ship blasts off into the darkness, releasing an explosion of vibrant colors.
by Enkel Dika
Why so serious? Everyone loves mash-ups. This cool design by Buko a.k.a. Enkel Dika, is a mash-up of the Joker and the Queen, and won the Bestee Award in March.
by Reagan H. Lee
We’ve all seen t-shirts with maps of our cities and subways, but what about fictional places? This tee by Reagan H. Lee, is a tribute to Tolkien, and features a map of Middle Earth. Lord of the Rings fans, rejoice!
by Phil Jones
This cool design, by Phil Jones a.k.a. “Murray Mullet,” features Mr. T, with his gold chains. Everyone knows the Golden Rule—the man with the gold…rules. This design was also awarded “Tee of the Month” on Emptees.com.
by Matheus Lopes
Matheus Lopes’ dystopian design features a mushroom cloud made of newspapers. The infamous mushroom cloud is a symbol of the atomic bomb and the deadly effects of war.
by Lora Zombie
Looks like our friend, Ronald, had a “Not-So-Happy Meal.” Remember kids…don’t eat too much fast food, or you’ll have rainbow vomit.
By Phill Jones
Murray Mullet is at it again. This cool design is an areal view of a boat speeding through a sea of stripes, leaving a ripple effect behind it.
by Efrem Palacios
When little cookies go to bed, they have nightmares about a blue beast that lives in their closet– Cooke Monster! His googly eyes and big, scary hand peer out of the darkness, eager for a midnight snack.
by Thomas Aldrich
Designer/illustrator Thomas Aldrich, a.k.a. Zeppelin Fox, created this clever black-and-white design, which features a deer in a bar-code forest.