Hello everyone! Good news! Our online shops are finally restocked and ready for you! All 6 Retroviral mug designs are available on Folksy and Etsy.
The last few months have been very busy post-Kickstarter. Back in May we received our biggest order of mugs to date, and we have been packing orders steadily since then. All of our Kickstarter pledges are on track to be dispatched by the end of this month, so we thought it was high time to reopen the online shops!
You can order mugs via Etsy or Folksy, whichever is most convenient for you. Thank you for all of your orders and support so far. Please keep spreading the word… like a virus!
Helena Maratheftis, the designer behind Thefty, was recently interviewed on the Very Loose Women radio show. The episode was about ‘The Beauty of Herpes‘ and, as you can imagine, Helena had a lot to say on the subject! Listen to the podcast version here.
Thank you very much, VLW!
We’re delighted to reveal our latest project: A true Art X Science collaboration between Thefty and EBSA!
Last December we were contacted by EBSA – the European Biosafety Association – about creating a custom design to celebrate their 20th anniversary. EBSA is a non-profit organisation whose aim is to ‘provide a forum for its members to discuss and debate issues of concern and to represent those working in the field of biosafety and associated activities.’ Now, collaborations are always a delight, but given the subject matter we work with, it’s particularly wonderful to team up with organisations in the scientific community.
We worked with EBSA to produce something in their corporate colours… but absolutely not bland and corporate looking! The custom Fine Bone China mug was given to all attendees of the 20th anniversary conference, held in Lille, France, last week. More than 500 Thefty X EBSA mugs will soon be worming their way into labs and offices across Europe and beyond!
As this is a custom design, it is not available for general sale. If you or your organisation are interested in commissioning a custom design, please get in touch!
Alternatively, if you’d like to get your hands on our mug range, please visit our online shop.
If you are interested in reading more about EBSA and their mission, you can visit their website.