CAROL YEAGER | CO-OWNER, CREATIVE DIRECTOR
Carol has traversed the Fashion, Textile, and Print worlds for the past 22 years. She found a sweet spot designing, merchandising, and developing print programs for some of the biggest fashion and textile companies in Los Angeles - including BCBG, Neman Brothers, Asta International, and Big Strike/Heart and Soul.
With an instinct for color, a specialty in forecasting trends, and the technical know-how, she is a vital force in the industry. With a killer eye and a desire to keep innovating the industry, Carol works to propel the next print cycle in fresh and exciting ways. Always an advocate for digital textile printing technology, Carol has exposed countless designers to the power and potential of digital textile printing. By championing customization, short-run collections, and the endless possibilities of digitally printed designs, Carol constantly pushes the boundaries of where fashion, art, and technology meet.
Her utilization and understanding of digital textile printing technology led her to open her own digital textile printing studio, MY Prints, with partner Steven Moreno in LA’s Arts District. For the past eight years, MY Prints has been fortunate enough to service and collaborate with some of the biggest clients in the fashion and entertainment industries.
Carol sits on the Big Picture Magazine editorial advisory board.
STEVEN MORENO | CO-OWNER, DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS
It was love at first sight when Steven Moreno laid eyes on the Mimaki JV4 and TX2 models in 2005. Since that fateful day, Steven has spent endless hours learning the intricacies of a wide range of printers including models from Epson, Mutoh, and Mimaki. His technical expertise and artistic forte make Steven a powerhouse in digital printing and a go-to advisor for many industry leaders – including ink manufacturers, textile suppliers, and printer manufacturers.
In 2011, Steven teamed up with his partner-in-crime, Carol Yeager, to start MY Prints. Steven has spent the last decade and a half working on projects for the fashion and entertainment industries and his work can be seen in countless films, TV shows, music videos, and commercials.
All that said, at the end of the day Steven’s true passion is working hands-on with customers and bringing their fabrics to life.
LIA ORTIZ-HERNANDEZ | DESIGN DIRECTOR
Lia Ortiz- Hernandez is a highly passionate and driven Design Director at MY Prints Studio. With over 20 years of experience accentuating the fashion landscape, Lia has an extensive background within the fashion industry ranging from apparel design, textile printing to a D-level leadership. She has leveraged her extensive work history to inspire creatives with early trend forecasting and propelling innovative design concepts forward.
Lia has a genuine passion for translating unique fashion trends into tangible, statement-making realities and doing so while ensuring everyone involved attains a positive experience along the way. She is known for her powerhouse energy and keen ability for spotting rising trends. Lia is a highly respected industry change maker- one who is committed to raising the fashion bars that both present-day society & future generation can benefit from.
Lia studied at FIDM Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandise in Los Angeles, CA.,