Features

The weird and the wonderful

The summer months in the world of media are often referred to as the silly season, so here is our own take on the most bizarre garment related stories we have found online recently. First up is the optical illusion T shirt from Japanese brand ekoD Works. It has been …

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Systems, machines and people

Some days, fighting in the trenches gets bloody and awful. Nothing is working right, a hiccup here a falter there and a disaster thrown in for good measure. Arron Harnden of Shirtworks talks systems, machines and people. Your forehead takes the pressure of both palms as you cup your cranium …

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The results are in!

With more than 5,600 visitors attending Printwear & Promotion LIVE! earlier in the year we felt it was only fitting to ask those that visited what they thought of the show and their time at it. And now the results are in. Q1) How satisfied were you with your visit …

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Getting a grip on being eco-friendly

The 100% sustainable dream began in 2006 for Get A Grip Studio and now more than a decade later the dream has become reality. P&P editor Melanie Attlesey reports. Sam Foggan, director of Get A Grip Studio, began to head down the sustainability route in 2006 when, unhappy with some …

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The simple things in life

It is often said that the best ideas are the simplest and this certainly applies to two screen printing innovations that received their debut at Printwear & Promotion LIVE! earlier in the year. P&P editor Melanie Attlesey reports. The Squand The first such product could be found on the Pyramid …

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Expert advice and inspiration

Screen printers both big and small can always learn new tricks of the trade and that’s where a training academy has its advantages. Ones such as MHM Direct GB’s new facility enable printers to step away from the day to day running of their print shop to improve upon their …

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Notes to my younger self

Everyone has played the game, ‘If only I know then, what I know now’. Arron Harnden of Shirtworks writes a note back to his younger self. What follies I could have avoided, what time I could have made better use of, what future I could have constructed which materialises in …

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Successfully performing well on the press and on the field

Those of you that visited Printwear & Promotion LIVE! back in February may have stumbled across first time exhibitor Vapor Apparel – a company dedicated to producing the ultimate in sublimation-friendly garments and accessories. P&P editor Melanie Attlesey spoke with owner and founder Chris Bernat to find out more about …

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Corporatewear challenges

Lucy Woodward, sales and marketing manager at Disley, takes a look at the challenges faced when creating a workwear wardrobe that caters for all. The biggest challenge facing the corporatewear sector remains how to create a working wardrobe that caters for all, performs as it needs to and is something …

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