I’ve been using Mediatemple for my hosting now for, well, I don’t know how long. But they’re a rad bunch of people and they’re definitely doing some fun stuff. For example, they’ve teamed up with the mega-talented McBess to create a special edition shirt for their support team, known as the 140 Team (no idea what that means, it’s nerd speak). But they want to get you readers in on this, so they’ve organized a contest in which you remix some of McBess’ graphics and make something rad of your own. The prize? Well, there’s quite a lot, depending upon who picks your work:
1) McBess’ Choice: Photoshop or Illustrator CS5, Unique McBess Print & Media Booklet, a one-time $200 (mt) hosting credit, (mt) 140 shirt & swag
2) The Fox Is Black Choice: Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX78 12.1 MP Digital Camera (Leica 24-120mm Zoom Lens equiv.), Unique McBess Print & Media Booklet, a one-time $200 (mt) hosting credit, (mt) 140 shirt & swag
3) (mt)’s Choice: Wacom Intuos4 Medium Tablet, Unique McBess Print & Media Booklet, a one-time $200 (mt) hosting credit, (mt) 140 shirt & swag
4) People’s Choice: iPad 2 16GB, McBess Media Booklet, (mt) 140 shirt & swag
So here’s what you do. Download the McBess Element pack in either EPS or JPG format. Here’s the important part, you have to use at least 3 of the 10 McBess files, as well as 1 (mt) Media Temple logo from the provided pack. Then use the images you’ve chosen as a starting point to create your own brilliant piece of art. Once you’re done, submit it to the Make Your Best McBess! Flickr submission group and you’re good to go!
You have until May 8th so you’d better get cracking!