“Screen printing is a dinosaur.”
In case you haven't heard, everyone’s talking about the latest trends in digital decorating.
You probably have seen a variety of shirts with designs that include incredible detail, vibrant colors and beautiful, bright prints. They make you do a double-take and wonder, “How did they do that?”
When you think about the term “evolution,” you likely think about changes that occur during a long period of time. Not so with anything related to direct-to-garment (DTG) printing.
The demand for low-volume, custom-printed T-shirts has completely revolutionized the garment decoration industry. There have been significant improvements in the technology dedicated specifically to direct-to-garment (DTG) printing.
Decorators usually love attending industry trade shows because of the bevy of educational and networking opportunities they present and the chance to meet with their suppliers — all under one roof.
If you follow any business journal or forum, you’ve probably read an article or two about industry “disruption.”
When working with the direct-to-garment (DTG) printing process, full-color, photographic-quality prints on black or dark-colored garments are achievable with some set parameters and experimentation.
One of the well-known major advantages of digital garment decoration techniques is the ability to realize profit from small runs, and even orders consisting of just one piece.
This year marked the 35th annual Impressions Awards, and it represents our showcase of the industry’s best designs from decorators of all sizes and experience levels.