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Inspiration

Roland customers are some of the most imaginative and creative people we've ever met. To support your creativity and need for inspiration,we have created a selection of blog entries to help you get inspired and excited about creating your next vehicle wrap, sign, custom graphic or prototype.  The following content ranges from fun articles and infographics to customer interviews and print news.
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24-Hour Printing with Mitch Miller and Roland Technology

Continuing our mini-blog-series about the super talented people at Richard Childress Racing Graphics Center, Mitch Miller talked to Roland DGA about his twenty-year experience in graphics production and how Roland machines have powered quality output throughout his successful print production career and his critical production manager role for the RCR Graphics Center.

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Roland Generates New Energy and Inspiration at SGIA 2018

Even though this year’s SGIA Expo returned to the familiar Las Vegas Convention Center, for Roland DGA there was an increased buzz around our booth, with a new company mantra, “Built to Build Your Business”. As part of our focus on providing technology, training, service and knowledge to support company success, our rotating stage featured the always popular vehicle wrap demonstrations, alongside a new series of “How I Built My Business” interviews with influential Roland end users.

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A Roland Journal of People, Portraits and a Pig on a Tricycle at Adobe MAX 2018

For the third year running, Roland teamed up with Adobe for this year’s Adobe MAX 2018 at the “Make it Experience” section of the Community Pavilion where attendees were able to put their photos, designs and messages onto journals to create one of the conferences most highly-prized giveaways.

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How Roland Creativity is in His Blood

PJ Brassard recently talked to Roland about the unique relationship he has with Roland technology and the effect that our machines have had on his professional life– both before and during his tenure at RCR Graphics Center. From his humble beginnings at a local sign shop to managing design output at one of the premier sign and wrap companies in the country, he revealed how Roland printers have been a constant in his day-to-day operations. 
 

 

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A-to-Z of Printing: Print on Outdoor Signs and Banners

Outdoor signage is still one of the most effective ways to advertise a company, product, store, event or sales promotion. The following examples illustrate some amazing outdoor signage and eye-catching outdoor promotions that have been created by talented print professionals using Roland eco-solvent and Texart dye-sublimation technologies.  
 

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A-to-Z of Printing: Print on Leather

Leather has always been a highly valuable material. Used in the production of many high-end fashion and décor products, leather becomes even more valuable if you’re able to personalize it with logos, patterns, art, and text.  The following examples of leather customization illustrate the many types of leather products you can print directly onto with VersaUV flatbed technologies.

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Imaginarium Artcademy 2018– New Artists, New Techniques, New UV Printing Ideas

Roland DGA partnered with popular artist and author, Bonny Lhotka to host the second Roland Imaginarium Artcademy.  This year’s event brought together printmakers, photographers and other artists from across the country to share in the creative process, experiment with new print techniques and to make fine art with Roland machines.

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