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

Mr. Clif EMAIL HIDDEN
Fri Feb 8 11:09:16 PST 2013


Ok So if I understand, then I would for example pick forest green and 
sagestone.

     Clif

Rick Osgood wrote:
> Let's just stick with Green or grey colors so we can at least stick with
> branding.  If someone wants to order their own shirt later on with weird
> colors, we don't have any rule against it.  But since I'm organizing this
> particular event, and people need a decision made, I'll make this one.
>
>
> On Fri, Feb 8, 2013 at 8:30 AM, Mr. Clif<EMAIL HIDDEN>  wrote:
>
>> So is it still the plan to give people the leeway to pick greenish or
>> greyish colors? Or has the plan evolved from there?
>>
>>      Clif
>>
>>
>> Austin McKimmey wrote:
>>
>>> "Kiwi" wasn't the original color from the first images, that would just be
>>> odd if it was kiwi. It was more likely "Kelly Green", the more common
>>> color
>>> to use. I just wanted to charify that.
>>>
>>>    and personally I like Kelly Green.
>>>
>>> -Austin
>>>
>>> On Thu, Feb 7, 2013 at 10:46 PM,<EMAIL HIDDEN>   wrote:
>>>
>>>   *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**com<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<http://www.hackerdojo.com/BrandingAndLogo>
>>>>>> And another example:
>>>>>>
>>>>>>   http://wiki.heatsynclabs.org/**wiki/File:Heatsync_labs_brand_**
>>>> standards.pdf<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<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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