Launching your creative career with Tinlun Studio's Terence Tang


There are a lot of creatives in the corporate world who are facing a similar struggle. Can I be doing more? Am I doing my best creative work here? 

While a place on a corporate design team can be a perfect landing spot for a lot of people, it’s not for every designer, and if you’re in a role that isn’t pushing you creatively, it’ll have you daydreaming of leaping from your cubicle to your own studio or freelance career.

Water based ink vs. plastisol ink: which is better?


Water based ink and plastisol ink are the two most popular ink styles in the screen printing industry. Here is a breakdown of the essentials you need to know concerning each style, and how to determine which one is for you.

8 t-shirt design trends so far in 2018


We’ve reached the halfway point on 2018, and that serves as an excellent checkpoint to reflect on what’s happened so far in the year, and plan for what’s to come. We wanted to take the opportunity to take a look at 8 t-shirt design trends we’ve noticed so far this year.

Meet Fundit, our t-shirt fundraising platform!


We know fundraising can be difficult. Search the internet and you’ll find plenty of articles on the best way to go about fundraising, but that doesn’t solve the internal tension of asking for a donation without giving anything in return. 

Following up with a thank you note is nice, but what if you could provide something better while maximizing your profits and ditching the guilt?

How to use t-shirts to win more customers (and track your ROI along the way)


In marketing, your job typically comes down to one thing: winning customers. Every facet of marketing –– social media, email, conferences, branding, digital ads –– should ultimately be contributing to one thing: gaining customers and building revenue. 

Often thought as more of a nicety than a necessity, can t-shirts really be a reliable, predictable, and scalable source for winning new business, can they?

How t-shirt hang tags can boost your brand


Creating custom t-shirts that stand out is an ongoing battle. Designers are often trying to come up with the craziest, most unique designs they can think of in hopes that it’ll catch on and become something popular. But what if we told you that the secret to standing out can be outside of the design of the t-shirt?

How to create the perfect t-shirt with Clark Orr


The design process can be a daunting one. It’s easy to feel stuck, and when inspiration isn’t flowing like you hoped it would, it can leave you feeling really discouraged. This happens to everyone from time to time, so the question is, what do you do about it?

Sustainable shirts: the 4 best eco-friendly t-shirt brands


Now more than ever, the environment is at the forefront of global issues, which has lead to a question we've been getting more and more of here at Real Thread: "Where can I get a good, eco-friendly, sustainably produced t-shirt?" Don't worry, we've got you covered.

In an effort to help you find the perfect t-shirts for your brand, as well as the environment, here's a list of our four favorite companies for eco-friendly and sustainably produced t-shirts.


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