People are mad for the iPad! In the digital age of personal electronics, iPhones and iPads have become extensions of ourselves, holding our memories, our friends, our bank details, and our lives. Customizing iProducts is big business and many graphics providers are enjoying great profits and success by custom iPhone covers, iPad skins, decals, and even direct printing onto iPads or iPhones. The following examples offer some cool and fun customization ideas for personalizing iPhones and iPads.
There are cool stickers, and then there are “slaps”! This is the term given to sticker art that goes beyond the realms of mere graphics and into an artistic world, inhabited by mad creatures and bizarre characters. With eye-popping swagger, it draws from graffiti, street art, tattooing, surfing, skating and other popular culture.
Ever been in that nerve-wracking situation where you’ve had to pitch your work, prototypes, ideas or yourself? Was your presentation a runaway success? If you were unable to knock it out of the park, then you might need to go back to the drawing board to plan your next presentation, because there’s a careful and considered art to a pitch and the following tips will help you get in the right mindset for pitching success.
It’s so frustrating when designer's block moves into your brain. It’s like the laziest tenant in the world, refusing to let anyone in and making a mess of all your good ideas. But you can’t just sit and stare at the screen forever, hoping that it will eventually leave! Remove the designer blues with these helpful tips.
This year, Roland is making an extra-effort to reach out to the artistic community to support the work of artists, photographers and multi-media designers. Partnering with famous artist, author and Roland user, Bonny Pierce Lhotka, we invited a group of fellow artists to our Roland DGA Headquarters in Irvine, California to spend three days making art with machines that included our VersaUV and Texart dye-sublimation printer technologies.