9th Aug 2016

Special Print Files for Dibond?

2016-11-02T17:15:37-07:00August 9th, 2016|Categories: Photography, Professional Printing, Wall Art|Tags: , |

A recent inquiry on our "Emergent - Direct to Dibond" blog raised an interesting question. "Do I need Special Print Files for Dibond"? The answer to that is relatively simple: NO. Find out why!

11th Mar 2016

When creative meets the right material – Dibond Prints!

2016-05-19T11:00:42-07:00March 11th, 2016|Categories: Art, Graphic Design, Professional Printing|Tags: , , |

A childhood memory of artist Emily M. Randolph is brought to life with ArtisanHD's Dibond Prints.

1st Feb 2011

Printing for artists: Using digital capture to reproduce original art

2018-06-22T14:16:25-07:00February 1st, 2011|Categories: Prints on Canvas, Professional Printing|Tags: , , , , , , |

Used to be a 4x5 transparency was the best option for printing for artists or to reproduce their artwork. Now high end digital backs do the job.

1st Jan 2011

Out of the Box Installation

2018-09-03T21:36:18-07:00January 1st, 2011|Categories: Direct to Substrate Printing, Display Graphics, Interior Design, Large Format, Wall Art|Tags: , , , , , , |

Scott Price of Innerhand Shaping completed a professional design and installation of 7 large format pieces for San Diego Sports Medicine. Their main lobby and gym at the new facility were enhanced with images of local San Diego landmarks and athletes by local photographers. The images where a mix of a direct to print on [...]

1st Jan 2011

What can you do with 37.5 megapixels? Ultra high definition prints!

2017-09-21T21:55:20-07:00January 1st, 2011|Categories: Display Graphics, Photography, Signs|Tags: , , |

German camera company Leica worked with Advico Y&R to demonstrate what can be accomplished with a 37.5 megapixel camera. These shots were taken by photographer Christian Bobst with a Leica S2 model. The posters, shown here in their actual location, provide razor sharp close ups of the walls and fences on which they are placed. [...]

1st Aug 2010

Decorate from floor to ceiling

2018-09-14T16:45:28-07:00August 1st, 2010|Categories: Design, Interior Design, Photo Murals, Prints on Canvas, Wall Art, Wallpaper|Tags: , , , , , |

Artist and photographer Mark Andrews combines his panoramic images with home decor in an innovative way. He prints his images on to canvas material and installs them like wallpaper. That in of itself is not so out of the ordinary. Where he chooses to install the mural is, the ceiling. Mark begins by stitching hundreds [...]

1st May 2010

Ideal workspace conditions for viewing accurate color on your computer

2017-09-21T22:05:56-07:00May 1st, 2010|Categories: Color|Tags: , , , |

Having a calibrated monitor is essential when color correcting and editing digital images. The setting where the computer is located can be equally as important to ensure your eyes are perceiving that color correctly. You're favorite color may be red, but that is a bad choice for a wall color where you do your editing. [...]

1st Mar 2010

How to set up your file for digital cutting

2018-06-22T15:02:59-07:00March 1st, 2010|Categories: Design, Display Graphics|Tags: , , |

Our Zund G3 digital router can do some amazing things. It is able to cut through a variety of materials, from BioBoard to even leather. Of course, the best results are achieved when the print and cut files are set up correctly. It does take a little knowledge of Illustrator to do it right. This [...]

1st Feb 2010

Create your own custom window treatment

2017-08-16T11:51:11-07:00February 1st, 2010|Categories: Direct to Substrate Printing, Interior Design|Tags: , , , , , , |

Everyone wants to personalize their home environment. On a budget it can be hard to do. Given the selection of affordable home furnishings on the market, it often means that your house can look identical your friends house because you both bought your decorations at the same store. With our Océ Arizona 350GT direct to [...]

1st Oct 2009

Best resolution for large format output and viewing distance

2017-09-21T22:22:15-07:00October 1st, 2009|Categories: Large Format, Photography|Tags: , , |

This is a question we get asked almost on a daily basis: How big of a print can I make with a image that was taken by a 8, 10, or 12 megapixel camera? The answer is two fold. Yes, there are limitations of each camera and the maximum file it will produce, in turn [...]