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Plaid prints & patterns

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Plaid, also called tartan or check, is an iconic pattern that originated in Scotland, where the fabric was woven in multiple colours. Despite their beginnings as regional markers in the Highlands in the 1700’s and even being banned in Britain, the plaid made a journey integrating itself into American wardrobes, and then became a global staple.The iconic Buffalo plaid was rendered in a distinctive red and black colourway and the flannel shirt became a staple for outdoor professionals, like the lumberjack. Then, the historic pattern made waves in the punk movement where it was popularized by fashion designer Vivienne Westwood who infamously ripped and shredded her clothing while carrying that print. Preppy plaid became a thing in the 80’s, and then 90’s grunge claimed it. Now, in the 21st century, plaid can be found in infinite combinations of colours, and is used everywhere. The modernity of plaid is to be printed rather than woven. 

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Custom print textiles are created based on each clients’ individual and specific requirements, and we work very closely with the customer during the creative process to establish unique textile designs. All of our designers illustrate by hand with various mediums like inks and paints, which are then digitized on the computer. We also handle the digitalization for brands that buy archives.

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