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Digital textile design and textile ink jet printing are fast becoming accessible options as textile print bureaus are set up around the country, revitalising the textile industry.

Designers are embracing the creative potential that digital textile design offers, and are fast catching up with graphic designers who have taken to working digitally over the last decade. Working digitally is opening up new styles in textile design as the print technology enables limitless colour, fine detail and photographic detailing on a variety of fabrics ranging from silks, chiffons and velvets to cottons and canvas.

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