Digital vs Screen Printing For Fashion

R A Smart Tuesday, 1 February 2022

This is a bitesize 4 minute Technical Tutorial from R A Smart, a heritage bespoke textile manufacturer and print specialist in Cheshire, UK. Sales Executive Gemma McCarthy takes us through some important technical considerations to make when choosing whether you would like to use digital or screen printing methods for your product, and especially, how they fare when it comes to sustainable production.

Thumbnail image: R A Smart's digital printing service


In this Technical Tutorial you will learn:

  • Why you would choose digital printing over screen printing, and the sustainability considerations
  • What coatings and inks may be required and when for digital printing
  • How to digitally print onto leather
  • Advice as a designer for choosing your print method

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