When the decorated apparel industry looks for new techniques and styles, Albuquerque’s own Black Duck is always on their radar. When the illustrious EnMart, suppliers of quality products for the embroidery and heat-printing industries wanted to launch their entirely new product for producing three-dimensional embroidery, they only had one decorator (and digitizer ) [...]
The staff at Impressions Magazine have seen fit to feature yet another one of our designs in their latest online gallery!
This cap for Il Vicino's new I.V. Brewery and Canteen is a great rendition of their classic canteen logo.
This time, we’re being hailed for our Embroidery Digitizing Artistry in creating this simple, clean and [...]
(This is an edited version of an article that appeared on my blog for Stitches Magazine, redirected toward customer education. – EC)
Copyright is a sticky subject- luckily I got this image from the public domain material at Wikimedia Commons
We often encounter requests to reproduce copyrighted images in our trade, and for flagrant violations (for [...]
The right mix of fit and vintage finish makes this sport sweatshirt a winner.
We’ve got another gem from the new offerings we’re taking to this year’s Keller Williams Family Reunion that we’d like to show you. We created this show-stopping sweatshirt, complete with extremely distressed applique to get that vintage athletic apparel feeling for all the folks from Keller Williams. Long [...]
Imagine your logo re-created as a field of sparkling crystals, the light glinting off of each one as your employees or customers move around, not only as walking billboards, but as shimmering ambassadors of your brand! It may not be for everyone, but many spas, restaurants, resorts, salons, and even national real-estate companies have decided [...]
Impressions Magazine posted their latest gallery of inspirational decorated apparel today, and in this latest MULTIMEDIA and Digitizing Artistry gallery, Black Duck was prominently featured through our one-of-a-kind apron for local favorite, Dion’s Pizza! Created from a design once used for company reward jackets, this beatiful, but work-sturdy apron features a detailed rendition [...]
Doug and Dana in Stitches
The fine folks at Stitches Magazine have decided to feature us and a photo of our owners, Doug and Dana Bird before one of the walls in our famously crimson conference room in their latest issue. We were selected due to our bold use of color in the decoration of [...]
This multimedia print and rough-cut appliqué was a hit for Sandia Prep
Though there are many trends we’ve seen rise and fall in the garment decoration industry, some of the processes, applications, and types of decoration that came through our doors this year seem destined either to dovetail into the next fashion-forward craze on the [...]
[By popular request, we're re-running edited versions of some of our "success stories" from an e-mail ad campaign that we did in recent years. Here's the first of a few of these fun thumbnail sketches of our apparel solutions that just might help you see what Black Duck can do for [...]