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The Conscious Fashion Campaign with Kerry Bannigan
The Conscious Fashion Campaign, in collaboration with the United Nations Office for Partnerships, co-creates high-visibility global fashion event partnerships to advance the Decade of Action to deliver the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030.
FESPA postpones 2021 Global Print Expo in Amsterdam to October 2021
FESPA has postponed its 2021 Global Print Expo and the co-located European Sign Expo from March until October 2021, while remaining at the same venue, the RAI exhibition centre in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
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.
Onpoint Manufacturing, a new vision for the future of apparel
Kirby Best and the team at Onpoint Manufacturing based in Florence, Alabama, USA, specialise in customised design and sewn production for the Apparel Industry and they are charting a new future for the Fashion Industry.
Sportswear of Tomorrow
Sportswear of Tomorrow manufacture sportswear and apparel in Latvia, Romania. Owned by Kevin Van Lanker, also a champion speed skater, the company are carving a niche supplying many of the world’s largest brands.
Kirby Best - Onpoint Manufacturing
The future of fashion is in flux – it needs a new supply chain and a complete reset. Kirby Best and the team at Onpoint Manufacturing based in Florence, Alabama, USA, specialise in customised sewn production for the Apparel Industry.
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.
Inks for textile printing
Nessan Cleary discusses the numerous types of textiles, from natural materials to synthetics, all of which require different types of inks and treatment.
Bringing colour back! FESPA launches campaign for March 2021 expo
FESPA has launched the promotional campaign for its March 2021 event, scheduled to take place at the RAI exhibition centre in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, from 9 to 12 March 2021.
Roland DG launches ‘secret weapon’ for textile print
Roland DG has announced the launch of the ZT-1900, its largest textile printer to date that it said will help users take advantage of a number of major trends in the market.
Textile printing technologies for next generation, Northumbria University invest in the hp stitch
As the Textile industry shifts to a digital future the technologies and software that will facilitate this seismic shift are of critical importance to the education of a new generation of design and print practitioners. Practical experience is an essential learning tool - it is the bedrock of all teaching and both inspires and generates new applications that push the boundaries of creativity.
A desktop direct to garment printer offers a quick and easy way into the printed clothing market
FESPA Awards 2020 winners announced
FESPA has announced the winners of this year’s FESPA Awards, its annual celebration of excellence in the global speciality print and visual communications community.
The importance of textiles in the reinvention of the print industry
Textiles have a huge part to play in the reinvention of the print industry. What we print onto is equally important to the technology that facilitates the decorative surface printed product.
Sorona - a bio alternative to Spandex from Dupont and a window into the fibres of the future
The future of Textiles is set for reinvention. In this latest FESPA podcast we talk with Samit Chevli of Dupont.
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.
Brother releases GTXpro, the latest direct to garment printer
Brother At Your Side has launched the Brother GTXpro, their latest direct to garment printer which is currently available at their certified dealers.
Brother GTXpro Bulk offers mass production and flexibility in one machine
Brother has combined the advantages of the GTX with an innovative bulk ink system, together with a new, improved print head and a whole range of features.
Screenworks sees business pivot during Covid-19 lockdown
Garment embroidery, screen, digital and direct to print service provider, Screenworks, has spoken to FESPA.com about how it was able to undertake a “huge business pivot” during the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) lockdown, introducing a profitable and more environmentally friendly new product.
Exclusive FESPA members platform, Club FESPA Online expands to 36 languages
Club FESPA Online offers over 100 thought-provoking articles that cover a wide range of topics for speciality printers to help improve business practice and increase awareness of industry trends; with new content being added every month.