Graphic Tee Shirts: What You Need to Know

Graphic t shirts come with that intricate and unique graphic design popular among teenagers and young adults these days. This kind of t shirt usually has screens printed at the front part but there are also other t shirts that have designs located at the side, at the back or maybe at the sleeves. Graphic t shirts have been staying in the fashion industry for years but they were extremely famous during the late 1990s and early 2000 as more and more designers and clothing lines took advantage of the graphic design techniques with the use of technology and computers.

The term ‘graphic t shirt’ was also used to describe shirts with images, instead of describing its fit or style. Some of the popular terms associate with it include ‘vintage’ which describe both its fit and style, ‘pocket’ which pertains to style only and ‘athletic’ which describes its fit only. The word ‘novelty’ pertains to a t shirt with obnoxious, humorous or witty phrases imprinted on it. But novelty tee shirts can also be considered as graphic t shirts especially the ones with images on it.

The images found on these t shirts vary from the random licensed cartoon or movie characters to music bands and even company logos. Graphic tee shirts are widely available for both genders and even across the age groups. Graphic tees that feature licensed characters are the ones created by Nickelodeon, Caron Network and Disney. They are also popular choices among children. On the other hand, older kids prefer brand logos and other artworks developed by emerging music slates.

With modern technological advancements such as computer imaging, iron on transfer paper and printers, it has become convenient for many people to make their own graphic designs for tee shirts. Businesses offering to develop graphic tees from personal designs are also common these days and enables kids and novice designers to have easy access to customized shirts.

Today’s hottest graphic t shirt designs are bring back the ‘retro’. These shirts feature superheroes, like the recognizable Superman ‘S’ print, the Twister game, the Frankberry cereal and even classic television shows (e.g. Brady Bunch). Tattoo art on t shirts are also becoming popular and so are skulls and shirts that have been washed just to have that faded and vintage look.