As part of Reblorg’s mandate to encourage creative work inside and around Tumblr, we’re establishing themed Residencies for selected creators. Each of these residencies may have entirely different forms and goals, but the first is quite simple: Resident Theme Creator.
For the maiden voyage of this Residency, we’ll anoint a Tumblr theme designer or studio who will be given control of the Reblorg theme for 30 days. During that time, the Resident can change the theme to something they’ve already made, or they can build a new theme for the occasion, or some combination of these. The resident can even highlight themes from other creators they aesthetically appreciate. All with (almost!) no interference from Reblorg staff. At the end of the Residency, we’ll switch the Reblorg theme back to its current model of subtle grace — or, ideally, hand over the keys to the next Resident Theme Creator.
How to Apply: Just send us a note in our askbox telling us where to find your theme work and — briefly! — why you should be our first Resident Theme Creator. Note that you need not have any Tumblr-approved themes already available in order to be considered, as long as there are live examples out there of themes you’ve built. Let’s see what you’ve got.