Sébastien Hanssens investigates the growth of the sports apparel market as printing technology changes what is possible, and as ‘sport’ itself becomes much more than just physical exercise or entertainment.
If the fashion and creative arts can be relied upon for one thing, it’s embracing the new. Yet, compared with the seamless adoption of digital inkjet by the soft signage and promotional markets, fashion has been slow to catch on.
What used to be a single-color piece of apparel worn under shirts or sweaters has become an important element of style and personal messaging thanks to direct-to-garment, as Sébastien Hanssens explains.
This article explains the reasons why printed color may not always match what the designer intended and how, via softproofing, it is possible to predict and correct documents before committing to a production run.
SGIA’s Ray Weiss discusses the operational aspects of color reproduction and how to define a good working process for digital textile.
A command of color is vital to accurate production in textile – more so than other print workflows. Steven Harnie separates the options.
Roland Biemans discusses the behavior and characteristics of the different ink types used across the field of digital textile.
Arnaud Fabre takes a close look at humanity’s fascination with the color black. Looking at science, society and the printing industry, and asks: why is black such a big thing?