Custom artisan screen printing
The Hive Printing is a full-service screen printing studio located in East Vancouver, BC.
locally focused, sustainably-minded
Based in Vancouver, Canada, The Hive Printing is a local and sustainabily-focused screen printing and desing studio. Founded by Rebekah McGurran and Norb Mantik, The Hive has worked with artists and makers over the past 10 years to bring their ideas to life, as well as fostering a strong sense of community amongst clients.
The Hive specializes in custom screen printing, direct-to-garment printing, embroidery, printed stationary and custom tea towels, and welcome any unique material you might want to print on. We’re passionate about enabling the artistic spirit in all, and strive to make your printing experience as easy as possible.
Longlasting and durable, screen printing is great for large orders with bold colours.
DTG uses a textile inkjet printer to print your designs. Perfect for designs with many colours.
We collaborate with local artists and community organizations to produce unique apparel.
As a small, family run business every time you call or email us, you will get in touch with a real person (usually Rebekah).
We chose our garments carefully, sourcing sustainable and local products whenever possible.
We help you understand the options that are available to you and how the process works.
Ever wanted to learn how to screen print your own designs? Our Introduction to Screen Printing workshops offer a fun, in-depth and personalized introduction to screen printing. No experience required!
Custom tea towels
Whether you run a business, are planning a special event or are an artist – our team can work with you to produce beautiful printed tea towels with your logo or artwork.
Custom tea towels are perfect for many occaisions:
• Wedding favours or baby shower gifts
• Family keepsakes
• Corporate gifts or marketing material
• School or teacher gifts
The Hive Printing Store
All of our products are lovingly designed and screen printed by us in our East Vancouver studio using a combination of archival images, maps and original artwork.
Frequently Asked Questions
- digital print, no minimum
- screen print, $150 minimum
The best place to start is to send us an email or give us a call with your order details and we can create a quote for you.
In order to create an accurate quote, we’ll need to know:
- Number of units you would like to print
- Number of colours in your artwork
- Number of print areas
Be sure to include a link to any artwork or design files you may have.
Please Contact Us to place an order or get a quote.
Ideally, we receive your artwork in a vector-based format, fonts outlined, sized as you would like it printed. We can accept Adobe Illustrator files (.ai), Photoshop files (.psd), or editable PDF files (.pdf).
Screen Printing: vector file with any fonts outlined is required
Digital Printing: minimum 300 DPI jpeg, .png or .tiff file
If your artwork isn’t in one of the formats listed above, we offer 15 minutes complimentary design consulting to discuss realistic possibilities and any file conversion options.
We charge any additional design consulting services at a rate of $35/hour thereafter.
We print a variety of textiles (tea towels, tote bags, t-shirts) as well as on paper and other materials. Take a look at our portfolio to see our work – we love a challenge!
What our customers say
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We're always excited to work with customers on bespoke orders and love a challenge! Send us a message with details of your project and we'll get in touch.