The right time for a bold move into the fabric graphics market

January 1, 2007  |  Feature, Graphics

Better fabrics, inks, and equipment, as well as exciting new markets, have converged to create an explosion of graphics on fabric. By Jill C. Lafferty Patrick Hayes still remembers a comment from one of his company’s earliest customers, the proprietor of a screen print shop. “I recall th…
Understanding RIP

January 1, 2007  |  Feature, Graphics

Q&A with Roberto Santos You’ve purchased a printer that looked so good on the show floor. The price was right, and for good measure, the salesperson threw in some ink cartridges and a free RIP package. But is this particular RIP right for your shop? For your employees and workflow? For the…
Selecting the right ink and fabric combination for digital printing

January 1, 2007  |  Feature, Graphics

Making the chemistry work: Choose the right ink for your particular application. By Samit Chevli Digital textile printing is fast gaining ground and seeing market acceptance in printing on a variety of fabrics. Diverse markets such as apparel, home furnishings, tradeshow graphics, flag and banner, s…
Graphics help create “Wish upon a star” gala theme

January 1, 2007  |  Graphics

By Jill C. Lafferty The company. Flying Colors, Berkeley, Calif. The task. Flying Colors was hired by the Oakland Museum of California to connect the decor of their annual “Golden Gala” to an exhibit entitled “Behind the Magic: 50 Years of Disneyland,” which opened simultaneo…
Upcycling fabrics growing in popularity in design industry

January 1, 2007  |  Graphics

By Sigrid Tornquist Perhaps fairy tales really do come true. Take Grimm’s fairy tale in which the poor miller’s daughter bargains with Rumpelstiltskin to spin straw into gold. Far-fetched? Certainly. How about spinning plastic soda containers into environmentally friendly fabrics? It&rsq…
Customers’ desks present advertising opportunities

January 1, 1970  |  Graphics

By Roy Katz How would you like to own a small—but prime—piece of real estate on your best customers’ desks? You can with the creative use of advertising specialties, premiums, and giveaways. “Advertising specialties have lasting impact and help reinforce a connection with you…
Graphics One LLC introduces new direct-to-fabric printer

December 31, 1969  |  Graphics, Products

Graphics One introduces the GO RIO TX direct-to-fabric printer for the flag and banner market. The RIO TX has been modified to image on multiple types of fabric with integrated high-performance ink delivery, fabric drying and fabric media handling systems. It can also image on paper offering the abi…