LA1: Redbubble & American Apparel T-Shirt Design Challenge

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The Challenge

Let’s go back to the past by way of the future….we’re teaming up with American Apparel to host an artist meetup at their Los Angeles showroom headquarters on December 13th, 2012, where we’ll be showing off t-shirt designs from some of our local Angeleno Redbubblers. But wherever you happen to hang your hat, or surfboard, or Member’s Only Jacket, we want to see your interpretation of LA in the 80s by way of a brilliant t-shirt design. This challenge is open to everyone.

80s pop music. The Paisley Underground. Surf style. Glam Metal. Punk. That jacket Eddie Murphy wore in “Beverly Hills Cop.” Michael J. Fox battling the time-space continuum to the inspiring sounds of “Power of Love” in “Back to the Future.” The incredible highs and lows of the LA Lakers. Valley girls, like totally, fer shure. There’s no shortage of inspiration for this gritty and glamorous time in pop culture history.

Design a t-shirt inspired by anything that fits within the bounds of Los Angeles in the 1980s. Judges from the American Apparel Creative Team will pick their top 3 favorites, which will then be on prominent display at the LA1 meetup happening at American Apparel HQ on December 13th, 2012.

Judging / Voting Criteria

Your t-shirt design should include the following:
- a central design emblematic of the theme “LA in the 80s.” What that entails or how that looks is entirely up to you.

Your design can include the following, but is not required to:
- The name of the event: LA1
- The date of the event: December 13th, 2012

Your design must not include the following:
- Any copyrighted or trademarked material, characters, logos etc. If in doubt. Don’t.

Entries will be shortlisted by the community through the voting process. The final winners will be selected by American Apparel judges, based on their view of designs that best execute the challenge theme, and general spirit of both Los Angeles and American Apparel style, as seen through the Redbubble sphere of artistic independence and originality. If that makes any sense. We think you feel us.

Rewards & Prizes

First place
– Your design featured centrally at the LA1 meetup and given away to all event attendees, as well as your bio included in an exhibit pamphlet to be featured at the event
- A feature on our Redbubble Facebook page
- A $200 Redbubble voucher

Second place
– Your design featured centrally at the LA1 meetup as well as your bio included in an exhibit pamphlet to be featured at the event
- A feature on our Redbubble Facebook page
- A $100 Redbubble voucher

Third place
– Your design featured centrally at the LA1 meetup as well as your bio included in an exhibit pamphlet to be featured at the event
- A feature on our Redbubble Facebook page
- A $75 Redbubble voucher

Additional Information

All entrants in the challenge agree to be bound by the Official Rules.

You may only submit one design.

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again: The entrant must have clear copyright and/or trademark ownership or permission to use any images utilized in their final submission. Any images that do not meet this criteria will be removed.

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