The news is a good source of inspiration when it comes to making marketable t-shirts. Whatever is trending in your market has a big chance of making a good impression when printed on a tee. Make sure you’re politically correct, though, or your t-shirt business will have a bad rap. If you make shirts for subjects that are too sensitive (war, earthquake in Nepal, Baltimore shootings), make sure it’s something for a cause or something inspiring or else your intentions would be questioned. Don’t just read newspapers, watch TV, read what’s trending on Twitter and other social media. Make sure your market is very hyped on a certain topic so that there’s a bigger chance that they’ll purchase your tees.
This ensures that every tee is a piece of art, not a piece of advertising. Concrete Coast is currently run by one person, myself. I design, package market, sell, hand write a note for each order, and even sew the Funny Skeleton I Worship Satan And My Girlfriend’s Butt T-shirt and I love this little tags onto each beanie. It’s fully an extension of who I am and what I love to do. It’s about hanging out with friends at the skate park, or dropping a sick line in the backcountry on your skis or board. It’s about taking time each day (or the whole day) just to love your life by living it to the fullest.” One of the most important components of Concrete Coast is it’s view on positively impacting the action sports communities and getting more people outside.