ShirtStock Design Awards

The ShirtStock Tee Design Awards a great chance for aspiring designers to get industry recognition and also get their designs in to established boutiques


Women’s Single colored design

Tumbleweed Tees- Native Bird

Comments: The strongest print from an experienced t-shirt designer with a very distinct and confident style.

Men’s Single colored design 

Charmaine Lam – Chur Bro

Comments: A great quirky one color print with instant appeal.

Museum Art Hotel Women’s Multi colored design

Gabrielle- SATC

Comments: Strong line work, good use of spot color with the orange details and a very intriguing drawing that made us want to know more about the designers work

Brazen Clothing Men’s Multi colored design

The Pickle Jar – Night Kitty

Comments: A simple design with good thought to color detail, a basic yet commercial print that would work well for men and women.


While the glory of winning one of these awards is something to savour they come with some great benefits. Including but not limited to

       The Shirtstock grand prize winner will be offered a Little Help Project colab print to be sold in our NZ AS Colour retail stores.  The colab arrangement is a royalty payment of $5 per shirt sold, the average print run is 100 shirts with the option for re-printing if the design sells well  (note that this colab may not be able to be actioned until March 2016)

Best in Show wins a Two night accomodation package at the 5 star Museum Hotel

$500 printing at Brazen Clothing

$500 print at Artisan Screen Prints

The Awards are judged by a panel of industry heavy hitters including

Award winning designer Robyn Mathieson 

Massey College of Creative Arts Fashion Director Deb Cumming

AS Colour NZ manager Dan Bycroft

 Click on this link to download an entry form

ShirtStock 3 – the Art of Tee Design Award Entry Form

2013 Winners

AS Colour Best In Show

Everybody – Keep on Trucking

Design Meetup Women’s Single Colour

Tumbleweed – Owls


Radio Active Men’s Single Colour

Heuston Art – Marty Maus

Museum Art Hotel Women’s Multi  Colour

Mell 666 – Carbon

Brazen Clothing Men’s Multi Colour

Everybody – Keep on Trucking

SM Andrews Memorial People’s Choice

Pixel Ink – Kea Mechanism

2012 award winners with their designs

5-award-winners2012 award winners with their designs

AS Colour Best in Show Award

This Award is Selected from the 5 Indivdual Award catgory winners.

The winner of this Award will receive a prize package including accomodation at the Museum Art Hotel

Won in 2012 By Shirts By Nate with Girl and Yellow Bird


Peoples’ Choice Award

All visitors to the show are asked to vote for their favourite from a selection of shirts, these votes are collated to decide the People’s Choice

Won in 2012 by Everybody – Dear Nana


Women’s Single Colour Design

Pixel Ink – Silver Cat

Miss Philly for Pixel ink

Museum Hotel Women’s Multi Colour Design

Award for a women’s shirt decorated using more than one colour

Won in 2012 by Shirts by Nate – Girl and Yellow Bird

Radio Active Men’s Single Colour Design

This award is for men’s garments decorated with a single colour design

Won in 2012 by Scott Kennedy – The End is Nigh

Scott Kennedy

Brazen Clothing Men’s Multi Colour Design

This award is for multi coloured design for men

Won in 2012 by Workshy with their homage to Lemmy

Workshy – I’m cöol