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Imaginarium Artcademy 2017 – Making Fine Art With Fine Technology

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. 

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Color Your World Infographic

Color Your World Infographic

In the month of July, Roland DGA is celebrating color! Enjoy this infographic that takes a psychological look at some popular color theories. Whether you're a print expert, graphic designer, artist, or simply a color-lover, this fun graphic is perfect as a quick color reference for use on your designs, artwork, branding, web colors or call-to-actions. For more useful info, don't forget to register for our color fundamentals webinar series.

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Gamut Media Creates Rockstar Murals for Snoop Dogg

It’s not surprising that rockstar sign and graphics company, Gamut Media would have rockstar clients, like the King of Long Beach himself, Snoop Dogg. Roland talked to Phillip Yu, Creative Director at Gamut Media about the Gamut Media graphics empire, their recent work for Snoop Dogg, and the things sign and graphics businesses need to do to keep high profile customers coming back for more.

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Wrapping Future Vehicles

What's cooler than boldly going where no man has gone before? Boldly going where no man has gone before with a sweet wrap emblazoned on your galactic transportation vehicle. To celebrate the release of Roland's new TrueVIS VG series, we're having a bit of fun, imagining what some future vehicles would look like if their graphics were produced on the future of print/cut devices.

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Digital Designer Loadus and His Devious Plotting

Jukka Korhonen (Loadus) from Jyväskylä, Finland is a master of digital design, including CAD, CG artwork, game design and photography. He is one of those rare individuals who’s never satisfied with just one type of creative endeavor and actively seeks out new technology, production methods and media. Roland first discovered his designs after we saw an online video he created of a brilliantly rendered AT-AT from Star Wars being plotted out with an “old school” Roland DXY-1150A machine.

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NOTLabs custom milled POP display

NOTLabs Stands Out with Custom Milled Wooden POP Displays

Roland DGA talked to Shawn Sims, Director of NOTLabs about his latest milling project. NOTLabs, the production arm of inspiration site, NOTCOT, has completed yet another amazing 3D milling project that we’re excited to share. Shawn Sims, who was responsible for milling Andrew Bell’s skull design and the Jurassic Park Lego planters has taken milling to the next level with his latest project for David Kind Eyewear.

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