The Ironical Hard to Hear Truth About the T-shirt Industry

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I’ve been in the t-shirt industry seemingly forever.  Now that I’m the older, slower moving and maybe a little jaded version of my younger self, I can look back and peer into my crystal ball (which looks surprisingly like a coffee cup)…

Creativity Killers – How to Keep the Drive Alive

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Your company needs a solid dose of creativity every day.  I’m not just talking about the art department either, although that’s the obvious place to start.  How your team solves problems, rises to challenges, and pushes past their limits…

10 Tips to Getting Your Design Approved Faster

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As designers we’ve all been there.  You crank out design after design in a busy week, but a couple of your creations just don’t get approved by the clients quickly.  Your production team needs to get the art approved so they can do their…

10 Creativity Tips for T-shirt Designers

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The problem with a lot of t-shirt designers is that they get into a rut of churning out the same basic set of designs over, and over and over again.  It’s an easy trap to get into, as we often don’t get the luxury of time to come up with…

Creating Art for T-shirts: Common Rookie Mistakes Defined

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Because you absolutely needed another list in your life, here’s one that focuses the most prevalent errors inexperienced folks run into when designing art for t-shirts.  Someone has to do the creative work, and if that someone is you –…

Be a Life Long Learner

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I’m always amazed when I interact with fellow business executives or friends of mine that people just don’t read anymore.  Books have always shared my nightstand, and on some occasions I’ve been known to have two or three going at the…