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Slowing down fast fashion

As the founder and CEO of London-based not-for-profit garment manufacturer, Fashion Enter, Jenny Holloway wanted to do things differently. Now, with COVID and Brexit reshaping the commercial landscape, her ideas have never been more relevant.

24/11/2020
People in Print

Roll-to-roll branding at the ANOC World Beach Games

The Look Company won a 2020 FESPA Gold Award in the roll-to-roll printed textiles category with this event branding project for the ANOC World Beach Games, and also won the Best in Show Digital Award. We spoke to Jacob Burke, President of the Look Company Middle East, about his double success.

05/11/2020
People in Print

New heights in t-shirt design

Elixir Unlimited in India won a 2020 FESPA Gold Award in the special effect on t-shirt, garments and other textiles category. We spoke to the firm’s owner, Pradeep Periwal.

02/11/2020
Tomorrow's World

2D design and 3D visualisation in fashion printing

3D design can streamline systems, enhance sustainability and – in times such as the COVID crisis – even maintain the concept-to-shelf cycle during unexpected challenges.

18/09/2020
Tomorrow's World

How Covid-19 will accelerate the digitization of the supply chain

In recent months the impact of the global health crisis has caused serious disruption and financial hardship across the apparel industry. But it has also presented an opportunity to evaluate the current workflow and rationalize.

07/09/2020
How to Guides

How to eliminate shade variation in inkjet textile printing

Martin Bailey, CTO of Global Graphics Software, shows how printers can make colours uniform and keep buyers happy.

28/04/2020
Tomorrow's World

Textiles and sustainability

In a new series looking at sustainability across different print sectors, we spoke to Lars Bech, founder of Neutral, who explains why sustainable fashion is worth every penny.

28/04/2020
Business Advice

Confronting the COVID-19 crisis

How are printers handling the onslaught of COVID-19, what will the consequences be for the industry, and are there any lockdown silver linings?

23/04/2020
Business Advice

Fast fashion, sportswear and sustainability: closing the circle

Debbie McKeegan, FESPA Textile Ambassador, talks about the innovations within textile printing, new techniques for sportswear production and why sustainability can be prone to greenwashing.

24/03/2020
Tomorrow's World

7 simple steps for textile printers to hit UN Sustainable Development Goals

Are you doing enough to reduce your impact on energy, inequality and waste?

19/12/2019
Tomorrow's World

Be different: mass customisation in fashion and textiles

‘One size fits all’ is no longer good enough for today’s exacting consumers, so how can personalised fashion and textile products reach their potential?

18/11/2019
People in Print

The view from Mexico: Daniel Sunderland of Canagraf

Daniel talks about mixing screen printing and digital techniques in garment decoration, and why people are his most important resource.

15/10/2019
Tomorrow's World

The 7 most head-turning features at FESPA Global Print Expo 2019

What was dazzling visitors at the ultimate explosion of print innovation in Munich?

12/07/2019
People in Print

The hum of innovation: my first time at FESPA Global Print Expo 2019

A newcomer to FESPA’s annual showcase finds cause for collaboration among the exhibitors, visitors and Association Presidents in Munich.

11/07/2019
People in Print

How universities are failing your print business

Suzi Wilkinson, Marketing and Development Executive at FESPA UK, discusses how social media has changed the association, and why print businesses should start engaging with colleges.

05/04/2019
Tomorrow's World

Green shoots of investment

Environmentally friendly measures are key to PSPs’ plans, according to the latest FESPA Print Census.

12/01/2019
Business Advice

The £500 t-shirt trend-setters

How luxury garments are good news for textile print companies seeking growth.

28/11/2018
People in Print

An appetite for success in Russia

A-Design INK was a Gold Winner at the 2018 FESPA Awards in the special effects garments category.

14/11/2018
Business Advice

Digital v. analogue: balancing consumer appetites for printed wallpaper

Digital technologies have firmly begun to change the way that manufacturers in the interior decorations market operate.

14/05/2018

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