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Layered Photos Transform Bedroom Wall

Julia Blaukopf creates 200-square-foot wallcovering.

Philadelphia-based photographer, artist, and designer Julia Blaukopf was tasked with redesigning a magical treescape-inspired bedroom after the previous wallpaper began to bubble. Blaukopf teamed with Presto Tape to fashion an enchanted 200-square-foot layered photograph wallcovering on Presto’s WallFab adhesive canvas with an HP Latex 360 printer.


Abbott-Action Purchases Kongsberg Table #10,000

Esko ( announces that Abbott-Action has invested in two Esko Kongsberg C64 finishing tables—including the 10,000th built by Esko Kongsberg—as part of its effort to build an automated production ecosystem, partly based on Esko solutions. When complete, it will allow customers to participate in a seamless, connected experience from quote request to delivery.

Reliving the 2017 Sign Expo

The editors reflect on another trip to Las Vegas, and one word is hard to forget: textiles.

Some 20,000 sign guys and gals gathered for the first day of the 2017 ISA Sign Expo last week at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas. The rows of red and black carpets were as familiar as ever, but something was different this year. As we spoke to dozens of shop owners, industry suppliers, and global thought leaders, it became clear that it’s the sign guys and gals themselves who are beginning to change.


Agfa Graphics at InPrint 2017: Integrating Print in Manufacturing


Agfa Graphics, during InPrint 2017 | Exhibition for Industrial Print Technology, Orlando, USA, is positioning itselve as a partner for integrating print into manufacturing. Agfa acts as a key partner and connector to anyone involved in manufacturing, helping to integrate digital object printing in the production process.

Avery Dennison at FESPA 2017: ‘Transforming for You’ with Five New Product Innovations for Vehicles and Architecture

Avery Dennison Graphics Solutions Europe will be revealing five innovative products at FESPA 2017. This year’s stand, in Hall B7, will show the new digital wrapping series, MPI™ 1105, together with a range of other vehicle and architectural solutions. These include 5600 LD Translucent Films, an outdoor High Opacity Film that covers existing graphics, Facade Film for building decoration, and 18 new Supreme Wrapping™ Film colours.

3M at FESPA 2017: A Voyage of Discovery

Where to find us: Halle A1, booth A1 - 85

FESPA 2017 is fast approaching and 3M is making final preparations to unveil some truly exciting products launches, product features and new colours that will undoubtedly generate huge interest amongst visitors – groundbreaking innovations that will help enhance the future business performance and profitability of 3M customers across Europe.

Onyx Graphics Announces Full Support for the New Océ Colorado 1640 UVgel Printer

Continuing the company’s push for innovation, Onyx Graphics stands prepared to drive the recently announced Océ Colorado 1640 UVgel as printers begin shipping later this year. Visitors to the Canon booths at the ISA Expo in Las Vegas, April 20-22, and at FESPA Digital in Hamburg, May 8-12, will be able to see how the new Océ Colorado 1640 printer uses ONYX Thrive software to deliver unprecedented productivity in roll-to-roll printing, matched with excellent output quality on a broad range of media for optimum applications versatility.

Mactac Responds to Installers’ Needs with Important Product Innovations at FESPA 2017

Mactac is addressing customer needs by showing a range of innovative new products at FESPA 2017.

Star performers at the show will include a ground-breaking chrome wrap with a matt surface. Competitive Impressive ‘self healing’ films, which eliminate small scratches and maintain showroom-fresh looks over long periods of time, will also make a debut, and the stand will feature the latest additions to the Mactac range of architectural and promotional products.

Dare to Decorate Different: Ritrama's New Rainbow of Colors at FESPA

Ritrama, the leading Italian manufacturer of self-adhesive materials with 24 production facilities worldwide, will take part in the next FESPA Digital 2017 trade show in Hamburg from 8 to 12 May - stand B4L-C26.

Colour and decoration will take centre stage: the Group will showcase its full range of products, both established products and market innovations with a particular focus on their creative aspects. The new vinyl materials for the sign-making industry as well as the ranges of materials for graphic customization are bound to attract particular attention.

InkTec Participates in FESPA Exhibition

InkTec will introduce its new JETRIX LXi8 LED-UV flatbed printer at FESPA 2017(B5-C20). The 3.2m wide LXi8 can run at up to 197m2/hr and uses InkTec's latest generation LED-UV ink. It is fitted with the latest generation Konica Minolta printheads and has a top print resolution of 1,080 x 720dpi. It can handle media up to 100mm thick.

The printer has a zonal vacuum system with automated pin registration, and is powered by dedicated Jetrix GUI.

InkTec will also be showcasing its latest inks, including additions to its eco solvent range for Mimaki and Roland printers.