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

Rick Osgood EMAIL HIDDEN
Fri Feb 8 11:49:05 PST 2013


Yes Clif, Either of those colors should be fine.


On Fri, Feb 8, 2013 at 11:09 AM, Mr. Clif <EMAIL HIDDEN> wrote:

> 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>
>>>>>> <http://www.**hackerdojo.com/BrandingAndLogo<http://www.hackerdojo.com/BrandingAndLogo>
>>>>>> **>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>> And another example:
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>   http://wiki.heatsynclabs.org/****wiki/File:Heatsync_labs_**
>>>>>>> brand_**<http://wiki.heatsynclabs.org/**wiki/File:Heatsync_labs_brand_**>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>> standards.pdf<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<htt**p://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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