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Posted August 19, 2014 by Thomas J. Hughes & filed under Tutorial.

As well as being a great alternative to printing, embroidery is the perfect way to produce personalised, durable garments such as polo shirts and caps. Our approach to embroidery takes full advantage of the innovative new digital systems we have at our disposal. To begin with, we ‘digitise’ your supplied vector artwork – a process…Read More


Posted August 7, 2014 by Thomas J. Hughes & filed under Inspiration.

Well, the weekend is nearly upon us. But before it gets here, let’s take some time to look at what’s impressed and excited the ICON Printing team over the past seven days. Cannondale’s recent collaboration with Death Spray Custom captured the attention of our resident cycling enthusiast Alex. The bicycle brand asked the London-based artist…Read More

risogkraph, printing, boo

Posted August 6, 2014 by Thomas J. Hughes & filed under Interviews.

For the first in our new series of interviews with print professionals, we spoke to Justin Bailey of printing and publishing house Hato Press to find out more about the Risograph process. Q. What inspired the decision to set up Hato Press? A. Hato Press was established in 2009 as a support structure, a way…Read More

printing, uk

Posted August 4, 2014 by Thomas J. Hughes & filed under Inspiration.

In the second part of his report from this year’s Leeds Print Festival, Sean McGeady shares some of the insights into contemporary printmaking that came courtesy of the creatives who spoke at the event. Unfortunately scheduled speaker Si Scott wasn’t able to attend the talk. This left Nick Loaring of The Print Project and Peggy…Read More

melvin galapon a-ok

Posted August 1, 2014 by Thomas J. Hughes & filed under Case Study.

We were recently approached by London-based illustrator Melvin Galapon to print a new range of t-shirts featuring his bold and brilliant designs. We used a combination of DTG printing onto white Earth Positive organic tees to print the designs as it is the perfect way to print photos, illustrations and other intricate full colour designs. The t…Read More

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