Start The Riot only original designs with an attitude
Start The Riot wants to make great designs on 100% cotton t-shirts, hats, shorts, and other clothing. We print only original designs, with an attitude to match. Often political, STR doesn't screw around trying to make everyone happy. We make us happy, making designs we want to wear. Exciting, rowdy, and a little pissed off, and we want people who feel the same way. So we're looking for people with an attitude to help us start the riot, and get quality designs out to the people.
So far STR has been focusing on t-shirts, and getting attention for fearless and striking designs. We are looking to create new designs and continue existing designs on caps, hoodies, MMA and board shorts, and other garments, as well as stickers and other schwag. One major inspiration for the Kickstarter campaign we're running now is to allow us to capture opportunities we haven't been able to take on in the past, such as the San Diego County Fair, concerts, spring break celebrations and others...opportunities that were offered and yet a lack of liquid cash kept us from pursuing it. This campaign will let us seize the opportunities that arise. The talent and desire are there, and you can help us take that final leap.
Another founding ideal of STR is that of fairness. We want to introduce new artists and designers, and give them an opportunity to create their own visual style under our banner. We're designers ourselves and know what it's like to see a new idea germinate and grow into a force you can feel, and we want to give those designers who may not have great opportunities a chance. There are some other t-shirt marketers that claim to help their artists, but we feel like they're simply ripping people off. It's a numbers game, and if you're getting your design work for free any percentage you give artists is one you're ahead of already. We don't want to control artist's designs. We want to make a short-term deal with them to promote good designs, and let them choose to proceed. Fairness to creators is what will guide those choices.
shorts MENS 28-46
men tees s - 5x
Women's s - 3x
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pledged of $7,000 goal
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Funding Unsuccessful This project reached the deadline without achieving its funding goal on September 30, 2012.
Aug 31, 2012 - Sep 30, 2012 (30 days)
Pledge $1 or more
Start the Riot doesn't want to start shit without giving everyone a chance to join. For a single stinking imperial dollar you get your name as a basic supporter on our website One buck. Join the riot.Estimated delivery: Oct 2016
Pledge $5 or more
Five bones gets you a StR logo sticker in addition to the $1 rewardsEstimated delivery: Sep 2012
Pledge $10 or more
Ten clams gets you into rarified air indeed...the StR sticker, F-Bomb sticker, $1 rewards, and a Start the Riot paperweight...that's right, is there a rogue wind blowing your important papers around? NO MORE. Something fucking heavy, with an StR logo on it, will protect your precious shit from blowing out the window, porthole, or over the crenellations of your keep. This is how we do. The actual form of it is to be determined, but it will be heavy and logo-ed.Estimated delivery: Sep 2012
Pledge $25 or more
all the above and you start really raking in the swag. Add a tee of your choice to the riches awaiting you. That's right, either pick an existing tee, or one of the upcoming tees that this campaign will bring into existence. I know your'e thinking "How can this be true?" Well it clearly is.Estimated delivery: Sep 2012
Pledge $55 or more
So you liked the $25 rewards? How about TWO TEES? Take your pick and add all of the above rewardsEstimated delivery: Sep 2012
Pledge $125 or more
"The $55 rewards are awesome" you thought. "I'll get two tees, something heavy with an StR logo, stickers, WOW. I couldn't find a better thing to throw money at!" Well prepare to be annihilated. If you pledge at the buck-twenty-five level, we'll let you in on the ground floor of the new StR board shorts, in the design of your choice, made possible by this very campaign, and all of the other level rewards. When historians write the story of this era, do you really want to look at your disappointed grandchildren and say you missed this opportunity?Estimated delivery: Sep 2012
Pledge $500 or more
0 backers Limited (2 of 2 left)
Shit gets real at this level. Ben says he'll send you one of everything he makes for the next two years. You get everything you get at all the levels that came before, and everything else that gets made...hoodies, tees, shorts, stickers, and codpieces. Maybe not so many codpieces. But twenty four months of whatever comes squirting out of the cloaca of StR is yours. Don't end up being the guy who misses this opportunity. Your reflection will look askance at the failure. It's true.Estimated delivery: Sep 2012
Pledge $1,000 or more
0 backers Limited (1 of 1 left)
So now, as you soar above the ground in the thousand-dollar strata, you think "What more could come from this delicious fountain of swag?" Well hear this: Everything stated above, except you'll get your name on the GODS page of the website...the very founding deities of screenprinted love. Honestly, I can't imagine how your money, so attuned to your needs and desires, hasn't physically flown across space and time into the pledge list. It really makes no sense does it? You'll get your pick of designs, two of each, and you'll get special attention to suggest designs you want to see. Is it crazy to not take part at this level, you're asking? Of course. It's totally crazy as hell not to take part. Don't be crazy as hell.Estimated delivery: Sep 2012