Apparel, Events and Hospitality Management
2014 International Textile and Apparel Association Conference
Journal or Book Title
2014 Design Catalog of the Annual Conference in Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
Strengthening the Fabric of our Profession, Association, Legacy and Friendship
November 12-16, 2014
The market for digital textile printing is projected to grow to $1.3 billion by the end of 2014 according to the Printing Industry Research Association (Monson, 2013). Digital printing technologies for repeat print design are also used in a variety of industries such as paper goods, home furnishings, and historic reproductions; therefore knowledge in these areas will increase job opportunities for students. According to Dani Locastro of Design Works International/First2Print (2013), digital textile printing is used in the apparel industry as: (a) a sampling solution or (b) end products for retail. Early in the adoption of digital textile printing in the apparel and textile industry, Mike Fralix of TC2 (2001) stated.
International Textile and Apparel Association
Denekas, Tina and Sanders, Eulanda, "What's Up with DATS?: The Redesign of a Digital Textile Printing Course" (2014). Apparel, Events and Hospitality Management Conference Proceedings and Presentations. 108.