The most iconic undergarment turned outerwear, the staple of every wardrobe, the portable poster. Yes, it is the good old T-shirt. It's history dating from the Wild Wild West times and the union suit, to finally taking it's final white T-shirt form in 1913, thanks to U.S. Navy, now we probably cannot imagine our lives without this beloved piece of garment.


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Since the 1960's the T-shirt design took a turn making it into a platform for self-expression. Meaning you could now represent your beliefs, favorite band or tell the world about you past vacations without even talking about it and only by wearing a graphic T-shirt. Though it can also be just a funny T-shirt, without any strong beliefs behind it, too.

This post is dedicated to excellent and straightforward t-shirt design ideas that use the shirt's canvas creatively or cleverly. After the rise of numerous sites that print art on custom t-shirts, the amount of awesome tees out there has skyrocketed. If you've seen a mass-produced or personalized T-shirt that should be here, feel free to add it!

#1 Kawaii T-shirt

Kawaii T-shirt

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GloriaKelly 3 years ago

Mr Puniverse!

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#2 Galaxy Paint T-shirt

Galaxy Paint T-shirt

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Fleshy 3 years ago

Anyone else think milky way?

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#3 Halloween Maternity T-shirt

Halloween Maternity T-shirt

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GloriaKelly 3 years ago

This is cute!

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#4 Striped T-shirt

Striped T-shirt

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BecckyKrause-Holm 3 years ago

This hurts my eyes

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#5 Painter T-shirt

Painter T-shirt

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LisaTwidwell 3 years ago

Where can I buy this t-shirt for my painter.

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#6 “i’m Fine” T-shirt

“i’m Fine” T-shirt

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KarenStephens 3 years ago

It's only a flesh wound...

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#7 Cut T-shirt

Cut T-shirt

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GloriaKelly 3 years ago

Nice Halloween T-shirt.

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#8 Octopus T-shirt

Octopus T-shirt

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Fleshy 3 years ago

Cool ink ;D

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#9 Race Track T-shirt For Dad

Race Track T-shirt For Dad

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StephanieDawson 3 years ago

where can I buy this?

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#10 Resident Evil Zombie T-shirt

Resident Evil Zombie T-shirt

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GloriaKelly 3 years ago

Haha! One to scare the kiddies with at bedtime.

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#11 Personal Trainer T-shirt

Personal Trainer T-shirt

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MaureenDaniels 3 years ago

Not to be worn in public, I hope.

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#12 Creative T-shirts By Luft Und Liebe

Creative T-shirts By Luft Und Liebe

Creative T-shirts By Luft Und Liebe Creative T-shirts By Luft Und Liebe Creative T-shirts By Luft Und Liebe

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nanana 3 years ago

lol what's up with the leg hair

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#13 Marshall Music Experiential T-shirts

Marshall Music Experiential T-shirts

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TarynChambers 3 years ago

Oh. It took me quite a long time to realize they weren't real. O.O

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#14 Ghost T-shirt

Ghost T-shirt

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NóraNagy 3 years ago

Where can I buy it online? Please :)

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#15 Venetian Blind T-shirt

Venetian Blind T-shirt

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MártonTagscherer 3 years ago

It's cool! :)

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#16 Sharpie T-shirt

Sharpie T-shirt

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NanciChrismer 3 years ago

Love all of them

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#17 Silic – The Self Cleaning Shirt

Silic – The Self Cleaning Shirt

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PinkFluffyUnicorn 3 years ago

cool, but does sweat also slide down like that?

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#18 Video Game Controller T-shirt

Video Game Controller T-shirt

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Fleshy 3 years ago

She got game

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#19 Elephant T-shirt

Elephant T-shirt

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MaureenDaniels 3 years ago

Stupid. Why doesn't it have long sleeves?

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#20 Fedex Illusion T-shirt

Fedex Illusion T-shirt

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KarenStephens 3 years ago

Pretty cute.

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#21 The Chalkboard Tee

The Chalkboard Tee

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MaudlinMorose 3 years ago

Just okay.

#22 Zoo Safari T-shirts

Zoo Safari T-shirts

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GloriaKelly 3 years ago

Need to add a bit of blood for effect on the one on the left.

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#23 Long Hair Illusion T-shirt

Long Hair Illusion T-shirt

Long Hair Illusion T-shirt

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LourdesBrezo 3 years ago

Do they have a blonde one?

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#24 Plumber's Crack Camouflage T-shirt

Plumber's Crack Camouflage T-shirt

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Sarah-craigCochrane 3 years ago

Ooh yuck!

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#25 Frog

Frog

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Arjan 3 years ago

Such a shame its for men :)

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#26 Fifa World Cup T-shirt

Fifa World Cup T-shirt

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Arjan 3 years ago

I Liked this one a lot more: https://sites.google...erBrulShirt.jpg

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#27 Electronic Drum Kit Shirt

Electronic Drum Kit Shirt

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KyleWahlquist 3 years ago

These are very creative! Some truly fantastic ideas on here. If anyone has an idea that they would like an artist to design towards, we would love to have you submit it, or vote on others shirt ideas here, http://crowdedthreads.com/t-shirt-ideas

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#28 Whisk T-shirt

Whisk T-shirt

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TarynWallace 3 years ago

I don't get it..... Am I missing something... Why is it yuck??

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#29 Lighter T-shirt

Lighter T-shirt

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Daniel Horstman 3 weeks ago

Where can I get the tee shirt lighter number #29?

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#30 Evian: We’re All Babies Inside

Evian: We’re All Babies Inside

Evian: We’re All Babies Inside

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MaudlinMorose 3 years ago

Kinda ugly

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