David Savastano, Editor07.31.18
Digital printing is making significant inroads in many segments. The ability to produce customized designs or short runs economically is ideal for many markets.
This is especially true in the textile field, and two leading fashion designers, Gabriel Asfour of threeASFOUR and Candice Cuoco of CANDICE CUOCO the brand, offer their perspectives in “The Digital Textile Ink Market".
Having been in the fashion industry since 1991, Asfour offers some particularly interesting insights into the changes that digital has brought to fashion. Back in 1991, silk screen printing was the norm, and each color required a separate screen, which was both costly and time-consuming. As a result, using lots of colors was a problem.
“For an artwork with 20 colors, you had to have 20 screens, and each additional screen takes more time to make and increases in cost,” Asfour pointed out. “We had to be careful not to use many colors. With digital printing we can use millions o
Continue reading this story and get 24/7 access to Covering the Printing Inks, Coatings and Allied Industries - Ink World for FREE
Ink World magazine has tracked the growth of the ink industry and its allied industries through years of changes, technology, evolution, consolidation and market development. No other magazine has been around for as long or covered as much of the global printing ink business. This website is dedicated to providing in-depth industry coverage and late-breaking news.
Already a subscriber? Login