Every Litographs t-shirt is created entirely from the text of a classic book, and is hand-pressed to order in Cambridge, MA. Shirts are printed via all-over dye sublimation, which means that the design - the text from each book - covers every inch. Of all the printing methods we've tested, dye sublimation stands out for its resolution, comfort, and durability.
Because the collar and seams are thicker than the body of the shirt, some blurring of text in those areas is unavoidable. You may also notice a few small, white voids under the arms, which are not noticeable when the shirt is worn. These are standard features of dye sublimated t-shirts, and each item is unique.
Our shirts are made using white, Vapor brand T-Shirts produced specifically for dye sublimation. Vapor tees are made with high-quality, 100% spun polyester to deliver the look and feel of cotton while allowing for full-color, all-over printing. Dye sublimation printing produces vibrant, super-soft, permanent prints that are guaranteed to never shrink or fade.
The average Litographs t-shirt contains approximately 40,000 words (about the length of a short novel).