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Big Stuff at SGIA Expo 2016 Las Vegas

The doors open officially tomorrow morning at SGIA Expo 2016 Las Vegas.  Walking the floor the day before a show is my little tradition.  The opportunity to talk to friends and colleagues in a relaxed environment (not for the technicians of course) is both fun and informative. I’m really excited about a number of the new and/or…

It Glows!

Frankly, most of the glow-in-the-dark inks on the market SUCK. The results always seem to disappoint unless you are willing to lay down so much ink as to make for a totally undesirable hand and high-cost per print.  Thus, I’m super stoked on this high-solids water-based glow ink from Allureglow, USA (not a sponsor of The Ink…

The Print’n Teaches of Brett Bowden

Brett Bowden of Printed Threads goofing’ around.

ATKINSONTSHIRT: Social Activism on the Shop Floor

Good stuff from our friend Marshall Atkinson of ATKINSONTSHIRT.  Enjoy… Social Activism on the Shop Floor

Web Wednesday: The Worst T-Shirts of Lollapalooza 2016

Courtesy of CONSEQUENCE OF SOUND… The Worst T-Shirts of Lollapalooza 2016

Mis-Print Monday: Warriors Lose!!!

Hot market printing is exciting, stressful, fun, and frustrating all at the same time.  In the case of the 2016 NBA Finals a handful of us printers located in Northern California were a little down after the Golden State Warriors were defeated last night.  So this morning, as our team packs up 30,000 royal blue tees to be…

Web Wednesday: My awful handwriting is now a font thanks to myscriptfont.com

I have always had awful penmanship.  Now, thanks to myscriptfont.com I’ve immortalized my awful handwriting in font form. So, instead of using Helvetica as my go-to font for all purposes, “Tom’s Hand” will be my default font.  It was easy…  

The Legend of Winterland Productions

Coming up in the industry and living in the SF Bay Area, the operation known as Winterland Productions was the stuff of legend and it seemed everybody had a story of working at or with the biggest, baddest, and coolest print shop around.  The company was founded by Bill Graham with the name of course…

A Little Fun on Friday… Roach Designs Vintage Advert

Came across this in Reddit Vintage Advertisements, enjoy…

The 3rd Annual Nashville Honky Tonk Hoedown

If you’re attending ISS Nashville c’mon and join us for the 3rd Annual Nashville Honky Tonk Hoedown at Layla’s.  Event starts at 5pm, right after the show on Thursday May 19th. It’s less than a 10 min walk from the show.  Authentic live rockin’ country music (The Rische Sisters!), drinks, and of course free t-shirts (courtesy of Hanes and…

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