Digital print technologies support very rapid design changes and makes it possible to produce very short run productions, also for textiles. Since the digital printer used also can act as the proofing device there shouldn’t be any difference between the proof and the final print.
Conventional screen printing still dominates when it comes to printing large volumes of textiles. But digital printing technologies are being developed fast for these types of applications. This is especially true for short run bespoke production of custom textiles. And there is so much more to Digital Textile Printing (DTP) than printing on clothes, T-shirts and other garments. What used to be printed on vinyl for example, such as banners, is more and more frequently printed on textiles to reduce costs and weight.
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