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.

Our Services

Screen Printing

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.


Custom embroidery gives hats, polos, and apparal a professional feel.


Celebrate in style with our bespoke printed invitations.

Locally focused

We collaborate with local artists and community organizations to produce unique apparel.

Family run

As a small, family run business every time you call or email us, you will get in touch with a real person (usually Rebekah).

Planet friendly

We chose our garments carefully, sourcing sustainable and local products whenever possible.

Client experience

We help you understand the options that are available to you and how the process works.


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
• Fundraisers

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

At this time, The Hive Printing does not offer one-offs or small quantity screen printing projects. Our order minimums are as follows:
Screen Printing: $150 (this is roughly 10 to 12 one colour, one print areas tees)
Embroidery: $125, no less than 10 items 
Digital Printing: no minimum (white cotton only)
Tea Towels: 
  • 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

"Working with The Hive Printing has been a great experience, the owners are awesome people who help you with your design and finding the right method to fit your style. The Hive genuinely wants to help you create a better product!"
Kerry Pollock
Public Myth
"A gem of a small business who takes a service-minded approach to customers. They took time to understand my needs, offered cost effective options to fit my budget, and delivered on time. I wouldn’t get custom t-shirts anywhere else."
Fadi Eid
Jam Jar
"Having printed t-shirts, hats, and sweaters for us, we have never been anything but thrilled with the quality and service that The Hive has given us. A business that truly cares about their customers, and their community. "
Kreig Barker
Coal Harbour Brewing

Get a Quote

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.