Hey threadheads – while time stands still across the map, we found ourselves thinking about our business – what have we accomplished, how did we arrive at this point, and where are we headed from here? In doing so, we came across some great photos, memories, and thoughts, which we would like to share with you:


Our story begins at the beautiful University of Pittsburgh, founded in 1787, although we jump in some time in the early 2000s.

Interested in the fashion scene, our owner purchases his first screen-printing press, with the intent of turning out original designs for the campus crowd. Taking up much of his college apartment, the press below gets spinning.

Pretty soon it becomes clear that this press makes its money by printing jobs for other people and businesses, and with that shift in mindset, Clockwise develops its first group of clients, and things get rolling.