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Mis-Print Monday: How T-Shirts are Designed

Sad to say, this may be true.

This is Only a Test… Print

A very special guest post from our friend Brett at Printed Threads: The garment industry has done a really great job of making shirts harder and harder to print on.  The ink industry is trying to keep up with them.  Dealing with dye migration on poly garments has become fairly easy because we are used…

Golden State Warriors 2017 NBA Champ T-Shirt

In case you hadn’t heard, the Golden State Warriors once again became NBA Champs last week.  With a hot-market printing contract in place we were tasked to print through the night and deliver upwards of 40k units within 24 hours.  So, when Game 5 came to an end last Monday with a Warriors win, the…

Web Wednesday: What it really means when a brand says it’s “Made in America”

“Made in America” is a highly relevant topic to our industry as well as a charged political issue.  This piece from Mic offers some explanation as to what it really means when a brand says it’s “Made in America”… https://mic.com/articles/178430/what-it-really-means-when-a-brand-says-its-made-in-america#.jgO1NWShv

Golden State Warriors, 2017 NBA Finals Champs?

If you’ve engaged in “hot market” printing, specifically for MLB or NBA in which championships are determined by the winner of a best of seven series, you understand the anxiety and significant effort which goes into preparing your print shop for each potential series clinching game; adjusting your regular production schedule, setting up multiple presses,…

4th Annual Nashville Honkytonk Hoedown

Good music, good beer, and good times, it’s the 4th Annual Nashville Honkytonk Hoedown!

iQ Digital – Hands-On Testing

When unveiled at the SGIA Expo last year MHM’s iQ Digital showed serious potential of being the first DTG solution for high-volume production in garment printing.  We couldn’t wait to get our hands on this new technology, so when MHM invited us to play I booked my flight to visit the Arioli Group, parent company of MHM and developer of the digital…

Web Wednesday: Fonts In Use – Type at Work in the Real World

Fonts In Use typography archive is a terrific resource for graphic designers (or pseudo-graphic designers such as myself).  Have fun…

How Much do I Love these Lasers?

In 2015 I wrote about implementing a laser positioning system by Lase-it.  It seems everyday we have some sort of project which reminds me how happy I am that we made this investment.  Today we are printing these uber expensive (and very nice for us distance runners) paneled singlets.  Precision placement of the “Rebels” text on the biased panel, not a…

ISS Long Beach 2017: See You Soon…

ISS Long Beach 2017 starts this Friday!  We’re printing live at Hirsch, booth #1637.  See you soon…

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