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Threadcakes Gallery Recreates Threadless T-Shirts in Edible Form

 - Jul 5, 2009   Updated: Apr 5 2011
References: threadcakes & boingboing.net
If you thought Threadless t-shirts were great, check out this selection of Threadcakes--edible cakes created to mimic existing Threadless designs.

I've selected ten of my favorite Threadcakes designs for the gallery above, but there are pages upon pages of edible goodness. Who knew crowdsourced t-shirt design companies were so influential?

Implications - Crowdsourced initiatives like this capture the attention of consumers on account of their playful, fun and community inspired origins. Consumers love when companies take unusual approaches to tributing pop culture and by generating inspiration through crowdsourcing, a company can instantly see which idea is most popular and widely received with little or no effort. In our age of instant Internet communication and vast online networks, crowdsourcing is the best and brightest way to spark innovative invention.