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The Oceanography challenge winner is here!

369 designs /
printed design / 15,982 votes placed

Chico's journey

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The challenge was

Deep-sea designs energized by the ocean

Dive in, the water’s warm!

Fathoms beneath the sea’s surface, there’s a vast, uncharted terrain known only to the creatures who live there and oceanographers. These sea-studying scientists deep dive on the daily to learn more about marine life, ocean circulation, and plate tectonics and seafloor geography. From fish big and small, coral, and crustaceans to things with tentacles, teeth or tails, the ocean’s flush with ethereal organisms and surprising discoveries.

Put on your wetsuit, marine explorers, and take the plunge for our oceanography-inspired design challenge. We want to see your salty, seaworthy designs, whether they channel the Little Mermaid or Aquaman. Plot your revenge on the mythical jaguar shark, share blueprints for the lost city of Atlantis, find Nemo or hunt the great white in this briny competition for sailors and scientists. Submit your designs, and make a splash!


Featured designs:
Shark Forest by Artemple
Doom Regatta by Blair Sayer & Ross Zietz
Jellyballoons by Jeremie Royer

Need some additional ocean dive views? Check out the ocean catalog for more inspo!

The winner received

  • $1,000 cash

  • $500 Threadless Gift Code

  • Plus, anyone who is printed (including the grand prize winner) will receive up to $7 on each tee of their design sold on Threadless.com! Read more...

Designs from this challenge