Learn Something Every Day tackles DTG tees

Learn Something Every Day is a project from Young, a UK design studio. Each day they post a new and surprising fact accompanied by a doodle, and even better? They’re all available on shirts printed by the eco-friendly DTG printers at Skreened.

What inspired you to begin this project?

We began the project both for fun and to get people to know about the design studio we had just formed, Young.

Did you know from the start that you wanted to offer these designs on shirts? What led you to choose Skreened rather than other DTG options?

We had no idea what we wanted to do with the project, it began very small, with around 30 people visiting it, after a month or two it became 10,000 a day. Skreened emailed us and offered their services, and they seemed like a very simple easy option, previous to this we had wanted to produce one off t-shirts but the price was too high.



What has been the most popular fact? Which do you feel is the most under-rated?

Its hard to say the most popular facts, when it was Photoshop’s 20th birthday we made a fact about that and it was very popular that day, lots of tweets, so the facts that have something about that day, something relevant are usually quite popular…..but then, facts like sharing 50 percent of DNA with a banana are popular too… so who knows!

Your style of illustrating the facts is great, simple but charming. It cuts right to what makes the fact so interesting. What is your process for deciding what to draw?

The doodle style is quick, immediate and tends to be the first thing that comes to mind once reading the fact- i think this is what keeps them feeling fresh and relevant. It has to be quick and doodle like- because although we enjoy the project- we have lots of other things to do everyday in our studio as well!


How has integrating Twitter into each fact post helped to spread the word about your product? Any other tips for building interest in your work?

Twitter is great and we are still surprised with the amount of followers that we have pulled in with the projects- we try to keep the little twitter ‘links’ everyday funny.

Had you designed t-shirts prior to this project? Any plans to create more t-shirts (outside of the Learn Something Every Day project) in the future?

We hadn’t created t-shirts before – and hadn’t planned to but we had received a few emails asking for t-shirts to be made so we did that- and we have sold a few hundred in the time it has been going since x-mas, which was a surprise!

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Learn Something Every Day tackles DTG tees
Learn Something Every Day tackles DTG tees

Learn Something Every Day is a project from Young, a UK design studio. Each day they post a new and