Louis Vuitton premiered a new menswear collection in style – with a 3D printed pop-up retail store. OMUS, a specialty 3D print provider in Australia, was tasked with creating a statement megastructure for Sydney’s Westfield shopping center in only three weeks. OMUS worked with Sydney-based Composite Images to create the display, which was exhibited for one week.
SA International (SAi), a leading provider of solutions for the professional signmaking, large format digital printing and CAD/CAM for CNC machining industries, will highlight the substantial workflow efficiencies for large format applications achievable with its diverse software portfolio at FESPA Brasil (15-18 March, Stand 629).
LuxeFilms has released Karess glueable and stampable overlaminate film for high-end print and packaging applications. LuxeFilms reports the ultra-matte film is scuff-resistant and offers high color tonality and retention. An UltraGrip adhesive laminate, designed for digitally printed projects, is optional. Available in up to 27.5-in. widths and custom sizes.
Merritt Graphics produced and installed about 3800 square feet of graphics for the local University of Bridgeport, which sought to strengthen its brand identity. Graphics included 44 double-sided light pole banners, as well as eight building banners printed on a Matan Barak 8QW onto Agfa Duratex 80/20 mesh vinyl.
Whether the project is designed for indoor or outdoor, whether it's rigid or flexible, there are always questions or concerns from print buyers. Agfa Graphics technology and application experts will be on-hand at the SpeedPro Imaging 2017 Franchise Conference (booth #404) being held at the Grand Hyatt in Denver, CO, March 11-13, 2017, to help keep franchisers a step ahead.The new hybrid Anapurna H3200i LED is designed for large-format printing on rigid & roll media at a width of 126" (3.2 m).
Dodge Charger owner Rich Thorn wanted his car to stand out – as if it were struck by lightning. BBQ’d Productions – a past happy customer – referred Thorn to SpeedPro Lake County, who printed the wrap on a Roland Soljet Pro III XJ-740 onto Avery MPI 1005, using Avery DOL 1360 gloss laminate.
Global Imaging introduced it’s newest portfolio partner, Massivit3D, at its recent Workflow Studio VIP Event. The event was attended by over 70 printing and textile business owners and manufacturer’s reps from 18 states across the country.
AIA attendees invited to visit Dip-Tech in booth 3879 to experience firsthand the cutting-edge power of architectural glass, and consult on printed glass projects.
AIA – The premier event for architects
At Dscoop’s annual user conference at the Phoenix Convention Center, 2000-plus attendees were encouraged to “Imagine” as they listened to keynote speakers like Billy Beane, executive VP of baseball operations for the Oakland A’s and subject of the hit film “Moneyball,” and John Foley, former lead solo pilot of the US Navy Blue Angels. Guests also attended hundreds of sessions based on our industry’s future, business and management, social media, and more.
As a journalist, a key requirement for success in your career is to ask questions. In my first year at Ohio University’s Scripps School of Journalism, we learned the basic rule of interviewing: Always ask an open-ended question. If an interview transcript is filled with “yes,” “no,” and “I don’t know,” you’ve wasted everyone’s time, and you don’t have a story.