Wrap covers world’s largest beer can

September 1st, 2008

Road Rage Designs, a wide format graphics provider headquartered in Spring Grove, Ill., used Avery’s MPI 1007 EZ RS and DOL 1000 products in creating the world’s largest beer can. The wrap for the enormous beer can was commissioned by Dave Leach, a Chicago-based collector. Avery Dennison Graphics & Reflective Products Division, Painesville, Ohio, is […]

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Banners help showcase the story of space travel

September 1st, 2008

The project. Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum, McMinnville, Oregon. The companies. Hunt Design Associates, Pasadena, Calif., worked with Tom Fricker and Peter Radestsky, California-based exhibit designers, who created the concept and content. The printing was done by Gregory, Inc., Buhler, Kan. Kansas Cosmosphere & Space Center, Hutchinson, Kan., was the exhibit producer. The task. The […]

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Eastman showcases virtual city on award-winning Web site

June 1st, 2008

Visit an imaginary city that showcases unique and innovative solutions to building and construction problems at a portal on the Eastman Chemical Company, Kingsport, Tenn., award-winning Innovation Lab Web site (www.eastmaninnovationlab.com). The portal features dynamic photos, video clips and interactive navigation to showcase how Eastman™ materials can change the landscape. Eastman manufactures chemicals, fibers and […]

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Bernhardt supplies designer upholstery materials

May 1st, 2008

We have a client specifying Bernhardt Winkraft fabric for an outdoor awning. Is this an awning fabric? Probably not. Bernhardt Design is a supplier of designer upholstery materials. Within the last couple of years, Bernhardt collaborated with Winkrelative to create Winkraft, a line of contemporary materials, including upholstery fabric. From what we can tell, the […]

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Textile designers rethink digital printing

May 1st, 2008

From trompe l’oeil to edgy to personalized, digitally printed fabric is beginning to catch the imagination of more textile designers—even those who previously viewed the method as inferior. “Ugh, the computer does it, it’s digital.” That’s the reaction that Raylene Marasco, ower of Dye-Namix, New York, N.Y., came to expect from clients and designers. But […]

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Tent graphics create their own audience

May 1st, 2008

Picture a tent, pure white and large enough in which to park a Boeing 747. What would you notice about it? Probably that it was very large, and very white. But what could you notice? “The tent by itself says something special is going on here,” says John Schlueter of Karl’s Event Rental. “But if […]

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“Design your own Banner Sign” website goes live

May 1st, 2008

Qualitysignsfast.com, Sarasota, Fla., announces that their “Design your own Banner Sign” website is now live. Customers can create their own vinyl or glossy banners in minutes. The banners are delivered in just two business days.

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OptiTex Ltd. sponsors Nolcha Fashion Week

May 1st, 2008

OptiTex Ltd., New York, N.Y., was a sponsor of Nolcha Fashion Week, London 2008, which featured work by New York-based artist Laurance Rassin. He premiered a line of silk dresses with abstract prints, designed using OptiTex software. OptiTex’s CAD/CAM software provides fully adjustable 2D and 3D models. Designers can now increase speed to market and […]

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The luxury lifestyle, outdoors

March 1st, 2008

Hearst Brand Development has unveiled a licensing agreement with Jardin de Ville, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, to design and distribute a distinctive line of branded outdoor home furnishings, bringing a high level of luxury to the sophisticated home market. The first of several Jardin de Ville Town & Country collections debuted at North Carolina’s High Point […]

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