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The initial digital textile imaging was flat and one dimensional. In contrast, the subtle shading and soft color transitions of screen printing made the new prints appear cartoonish.  Mary Katrantzou used the digital process to move patterns from the printed page to printed fabric…perfect!!!   “Katrantzou said she worked in three dimensions for the first time while designing her prints, and there was an almost hallucinatory depth to the images she lifted from old issues of Architectural Digest and World of Interiors, once they were laid over her precisely fitted silhouettes.”

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There is an interesting article on fashion in the May 20th, Wall Street Journal…Are You Wearing a Watercolor? Several years ago we saw digitized fabrics in a showroom at the furniture market. The patterns seemed flat…very little depth or dimension. The technology has come a long way. The dress worn by Carrie Underwood at the Country Music Awards has been printed with this process. Take time to scroll through the slide show and read the article. My mind is spinning with the possibilities.

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