[EMS Discuss] Another T-shirt update (new colors)

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Thu Feb 7 22:46:32 PST 2013


*Sigh*  OK, I'll take a large in "Kiwi".

-Darrell

> I'm in agreement that we should stick to largely uniform colors on
> this.  Otherwise it kind of misses out on the point of _group_ shirts.
>
> With the expanded guidelines, I'll go with an XXL in "Kiwi".
>
> Taper.
>
> On Thu, Feb 7, 2013 at 1:58 PM, Rick Osgood <EMAIL HIDDEN> wrote:
>> Theoretically, she said we could use any color as long as the ink will show
>> up.  However, I feel it's important for EMS branding to at least stick with
>> the proper colors of our logo.  These shirts are essentially walking
>> billboards for EMS.  It seems like it would be a good idea to make it easy
>> for people to start recognizing the EMS logo when they see it and not have
>> to wonder if it's actually EMS.
>>
>> There is a successful hackerspace based in Mountain View California that
>> actually has branding guidelines on their page.  You can check theirs out
>> for an example:  http://www.hackerdojo.com/BrandingAndLogo
>> And another example:
>> http://wiki.heatsynclabs.org/wiki/File:Heatsync_labs_brand_standards.pdf
>>
>> Granted, this hasn't been officially decided on by the board.  I decided I
>> was going to have T-shirts made for the group and normally I would just pick
>> a shirt color and an ink color and just do a run of shirts.  Since we are
>> making them ourselves now there are more options, but I thought it would be
>> a good idea to limit the colors to be at least close to EMS "official"
>> colors.
>>
>> If everyone hates the idea of sticking to the brand colors then I guess pick
>> whatever color you want.  We should probably talk about this at our next
>> membership meeting so we can have it straightened out for the next time we
>> get gear made.  I don't want to impose any rules on everyone but I figured
>> since I was organizing this event I would just do what I thought made sense
>> this time.
>>
>> Rick
>>
>>
>> On Thu, Feb 7, 2013 at 12:48 PM, <EMAIL HIDDEN> wrote:
>>>
>>>
>>> Rick,
>>>
>>> Sorry to be a pain, but we can't choose just any color from that page?
>>> Only greens, greys, and white?
>>>
>>> -Darrell
>>>
>>> > *-------Colors-------*
>>> > *
>>> > *
>>> > I just talked with the printing company again.  It sounds like we can
>>> > choose different colored shirts if we want, but the ink will always stay
>>> > the same color for everyone's shirts.  The ink she is using will be a
>>> > dark
>>> > "charcoal grey" which is close to what our logo's grey looks like.  Keep
>>> > that in mind.
>>> >
>>> > I'm sorry to make you order again, but with the new development
>>> > of additional colors, I want to make sure everyone gets what they want.
>>> >
>>> > Choose any green/white/grey colored shirt from this page:
>>> >
>>> > http://www.blankapparel.com/Fruit-of-the-Loom_3931.htm%7C4VRYL4BWPSFCZEKA41310.5309551157
>>> >
>>> > But obviously you can't do black or dark grey because the ink won't show
>>> > up.
>>> >
>>> > *-------Sizes-------*
>>> > *
>>> > *
>>> > She is going to drop off a few example shirts to the shop tomorrow night
>>> > and leave them there a while.  These will serve as examples of the shirt
>>> > and the different sizes.  If you are unsure what size to get, check out
>>> > the
>>> > examples after tomorrow night and then send me your order after that.
>>> >
>>> > *-------WHAT I NEED FROM YOU-------*
>>> >
>>> > 1) What size(s) shirt do you want?
>>> >
>>> > 2) What color shirt do you want from that page?  Make sure it is a shade
>>> > of
>>> > green or white/grey.  I think it's important for branding that our logo
>>> > at
>>> > least always be green and not blue or red or some other random color.
>>> >
>>> > 3) You have to pay EMS the $20 for me to actually count your order.  She
>>> > won't order your shirt if I don't have the pre-payment.  You can give me
>>> > cash, check made out to EMS, or I can take credit cards on my phone with
>>> > Square.
>>> >
>>> > 4) Get me your order and payment before *Feb 15*.
>>> >
>>> > 5) Show up Friday night on Feb 22 to print your shirt! (Or get someone
>>> > else
>>> > to do it for you if you can't make it).
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