Danilo Franco x Evolution of Printing

We were delighted when THE Danilo Franco had contacted us to do a silkscreen for one of his projects.

Besides being one of the best fashion designers the Philippines has to offer (and the most humble), he is also an INCREDIBLE fashion illustrator. We love the way he comes up with inspiration for his work as there’s always a story behind it…

Who knew that the banana leaf print we silkscreened for him…
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Would be transformed into this brilliant origami-like vest…

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WOW!!!!

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Moveable Feast x Grid Magazine

Congratulations to Jenny Pascual and her farm-to-table dining concept, Moveable Feast

The brains and beauty behind Moveable Feast is featured in the very latest GRID, this one gorgeous and wonderfully-crafted magazine that showcases travel in the Philippines.

Jenny being photographed by the amazing, Joseph Pascual.

Behind-the-scenes exclusive: Jenny being photographed by the amazing, Joseph Pascual.

Their collaboration produced such stunning imagery…

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You can view the rest of this fascinating shoot in their latest issue and copies are available at your nearest bookstores …

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Also a special treat this Christmas! MF is giving away some of our customized utility aprons to use for your holiday cooking (as seen below on Chef Eugene Raymundo and Jenny Pascual)…

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Chef Eugene with Moveable Feast’s Jenny Pascual

HOW TO SCORE ONE:
1. Follow Moveable Feast on Instagram @movefeastph.
2. Tag 2 friends on the comments section.
3. They will announce and tag the 5 followers/winners on December 20th.
*All activities must be done by Dec. 19. Open to Philippine residents only.

Good luck and happy feasting!

Beauty is Indie Eye of the Designer

Our Holidays 2014 merchandise and price list. Always produced in limited numbers and silk-screened by hand in small batches.

Great gift ideas for the “green-minded”! Picnic blankets (that are convertible to a table cloth or wall art) and canvas totes all in our original prints.

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Gift sets…

Each item comes with its own gift tag…
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For further inquiries, please e-mail evolutionofprinting@yahoo.com.

Do Us a (Wedding) Favor

He loves motorcycles. She’s one-eyed and living it. We placed the two together and came up with a logo for this entertaining union.

IMG_6006The logo was part of Guada x Inaki’s customized bandannas. Here’s the bigger picture…

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Eyeing the fun details…

These made-to-order bandannas were given away as wedding favors during Guada x Inaki’s European union. We’re sure they were especially useful for wiping those tears of joy/tears for fears as they said their “eye-do’s”.

Most people are familiar with the bandanna as a fashion accessory such as a head/neck scarf or fabric bracelet (and to wipe off sweat). Here’s how some of our favorite international photographers and photo editors wear their “Eye-Do’s” on their forehead…

Other uses for the handy bandanna… After eating, use it to wipe your hands. How about as aromatherapy? Simply apply a few drops of essential oils onto your bandanna. Keep in your bar or closet. Need a little pick-me-up? Douse an energizing scent (such as citrus) mid-day to revitalize. Lavender at night to help you sleep and eucalyptus to battle the sniffles. Don’t forget to cover your sneeze with it… Bless you!

Then there are fans of “Furoshiki” (the Japanese way of wrapping things) which uses fabric as carriers for their packed meals, cookies or even a bottle of wine…

Click on a past entry here for more ways of the bandanna.

 

 

Above the Clouds with EO Philippines

We were very excited when we got a request to design and print t-shirts for EO Philippines, the Entrepreneur’s Organization of the Philippines.

Check out the video of their latest adventure where EO Philippines has hosted a trek to Mt. Pulag, “… the third highest mountain in the Philippines. It is Luzon’s highest peak at 2,922 meters above sea level. The borders between the provinces of Benguet, Ifugao, and Nueva Vizcaya meet at the mountain’s peak.“-Above The Clouds, EO Philippines Mt. Pulag Trek

Inspired by the Cordillera tribal warrior…

We decided on this beautiful Cordillera-inspired design complete with a tattooed sleeve…
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Thank you, Mr. Leon Araneta of EO Philippines, for this photo.

 

It’s All in the Mix!

So we had this idea for the ultimate made-to-order design + silk-screening service… Rather than cutting and sewing two or more patterns together, wouldn’t it be great to come up with prints that incorporate those patterns into one screen? Your final product would be an interesting and unique mix of prints and patterns to create one quirky design…
Collection 2 from head-to-toeQuick-sketching and watercoloring makes “work” fun and is always the initial stage of our evolution of printing…

Then follows the computer rendering…

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Stained flowers and honeycomb.

So were you able to guess what our subject matter is here? The answer is stated on the caption.

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On a a gradient background, a bird’s eye view of ballgown-skirted dancers.

Finally printed on canvas, our friends at Bowery were very eager to experiment with our fabric designs and played around with the concept of leather-trimmed tote bags…

Do these Evolution of Printing original designs tickle your fancy? You may contact us at evolutionofprinting@yahoo.com if you’re interested in ordering these designs on canvas. Or you can even provide the fabric to create that cool dress, wall art or whatever you feel would best maximize these unique prints!

If you would like us to design for you or if have an existing design you’ve been excited to see printed on fabric…
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Silk-screened by hand, the old-fashion way…

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Excited to be working on our latest print… Coming soon!

Riding High with 13 Lucky Monkey

Internalizing… Feeling bad to the bone with 13 Lucky Monkey (a bad-a$s design duo of biker rings and jewelry) in order to produce some sketches for their customized bandannas…

13 Lucky Monkey x Evolution of Printing are forever fans of “Furoshiki”, literally meaning bath spread. A traditional Japanese way of wrapping basically anything, mostly as bundling or transporting things like bento boxes, a bottle of wine, fruits, cookies, or for wrapping presents and purchases as an eco-friendly alternative to paper and plastic and is considered “an indispensable tool in Japanese life”.

Modern ways to use this piece of cloth is as a fashion accessory like a scarf or a bandanna. Tie them onto your bag as an accent or hang them on the wall as décor. The possibilities are endless!

Thank you to the Ministry of the Environment Government of Japan for providing this wonderful, easy-to-follow guide.

Thank you to the Ministry of the Environment Government of Japan for providing this wonderful, easy-to-follow guide.

We highly encourage establishments in using this reusable style of packaging for their products.

The final design.

The final design.

Our second run, this time with a different colored paint…

Back for more! 13 Lucky Monkey’s unique collaboration with Heima’s My Apt. They requested us to print a smaller version on canvas to wrap their decorative and functional hooks…

We are inspired by the motorcycles we ride, the culture that goes along with it—the rock ‘n’ roll music, tattoos, religious iconography—it all goes hand in hand.” -13 Lucky Monkey