IconPrinting are really excited to announce that all the entries for the 2013 Graduate T-shirt Design contest are now in! We have had a fantastic response, with over 100 new grads submitting work. We would like to say a big “thank-you” to everyone who entered, here are just are few of our favourite entries…

(above image: T-shirt design entry by Tom Howe, Camberwell College of Arts)

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Above left entry – by Emma Jane Donnelly. Right entry – by Freya Faulkner, Camberwell College of Arts.

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Above left entry – by Julie Simpson, Sunderland University. Right entry – by Paolo Fiore, Plymouth University.

Above left entry – by Dominic Kesterton, Edinburgh College of Art. Right entry – by Christian Wood, Camberwell College of Arts.

If you would like to see a few more t-shirt design entries from this competition, you can check them out over on Pinterest, HERE.

Now. Who are the lucky lot that get to select one overall winner and two runners up? Introducing the Judging Panel…


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John Mooney, ASOS Head Design Menswear – An alumni of Royal College of Art, John began his career at Alexander McQueen where he established the menswear line. He moved to Topman in 2004, progressing quickly to Senior Designer and was responsible for outerwear. Joining ASOS in 2010, John now oversees all facets of menswear design and is currently developing the launch of ASOS Black, as well as instigating a series of artisan collaborations.

Online Creative Community – It’s Nice That – It’s Nice That exists to champion creativity across a whole host of disciplines. They publish exciting, original and engaging work from both established names and talented newcomers.

Tom Mangan, Founder of – Millionhands is a t-shirt label set-up by a group of good friends who share a love for great music and design – who have come together to create quality clothes and vinyl. The label has fast become a must have, with collaborations with Carl Craig, Warm Agency, Hotflush and Greco Roman as well as a whole host of their own designs including their now iconic O face T.

Maurisz Stochaj, Founder of Continental Clothing – Continental are our fashion brand customers “go-to” label. Not only do they create super desirable, on-trend garments, but their vision is an entire industry in low carbon corporate wear, work wear, promotional wear and leisure wear, built upon fundemental principles of sustainable production and socially positive supply chain management.

Ian Hambleton, Partner & Creative Director at Studio Outut – Ian graduated with a Communications degree from Nottingham Trent University before taking over the management of a boutique promotions agency. In 2002, Ian left to form Studio Output with two others, performing the essential business functions to encourage future growth, including marketing, sales, client development and strategic planning.

Alex Econs, Founder of Icon Printing – Alex comes from a design background and knows a good looking t-shirt when he sees one – and he’s seen a fair few!

We can’t wait to see who the judges select to win the career-launching prize package worth £3,500. Make sure you watch this space, as we will be announcing the winners over the next few weeks! Icon Printing create custom t-shirts, alongside other printed garments and are based in London. For more an instant quote, please visit our website. Call on: 0207 183 8431