Sure, there are some really beautiful designs and patterns out there. And there are printed glasses that I DO like. For example:
Finally, printed glasses are impractical. A plain glass can be used with any table setting, at any occasion. And let's face it, I don't have much cupboard space.
So in general, I do not buy printed glasses.
Consider all this, then consider the post I did recently about the Surrealist clock someone gave me for Christmas. And then consider that not five days ago, I saw two printed glasses at Goodwill. And I bought 'em.
They look like this: