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Inspiration

Roland DG 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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Building Trust for the Future: Printology Digital Helps Local Businesses with COVID-19 Signage

Despite recent challenges, print service providers like Printology Digital in Alberta, Canada are discovering new ways to remain productive during the pandemic — they understand the vital part that print has to play in this crisis and are helping local businesses with their services.

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A-to-Z of Printing: “R” is for “Ready-Made Blanks”— See Some Profitable New Customization Ideas

See some profitable new customization ideas in product blank printing for UV flatbed, direct-to-garment, and laser engraving— no longer limited to phone cases, mugs, and keychains, discover some new and unique blank products for your Roland DG devices to amaze and delight customers.  

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'Twas the Personalization Before Christmas

Read a special holiday poem about print customization at the Roland DG Holiday Workshop with Texart XT-640 dye-sublimation printer, VersaUV flatbed printer, and BT-12 direct-to-garment printer.

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Getting Rad with Luggage Tags at Adobe MAX 2019

Roland DG was at Adobe MAX 2019 to show designers, artists, photographers and other creative attendees how to turn their designs and artwork into profitable products with Roland DG technology. This year, we showcased our brand-new VersaUV LEF2-300 flatbed printers in the Adobe booth in the Community Pavilion. We printed on acrylic luggage tags for thousands of eager attendees who wanted a special custom souvenir to take home from the creatively energizing and inspiring Adobe MAX show.

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Roland DG at Printing United 2019— Ten New Products and One Awesome New Print Show

It was quite literally a whirlwind of a show for Roland DG, but thankfully, a tornado couldn’t stop PRINTING United in Dallas from being one of the biggest and most exciting tradeshows we’ve had the pleasure of exhibiting at. Printing UNITED 2019 was very significant for Roland DG. It was a new show, a new venue, and a whole truck-full of new Roland DG products that we were thrilled to present to the world.

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Creating “Back-to-School” Custom Socks with Dye-Sublimation

When my daughter told me that her back-to-school “cheer sister” gift this year was on the theme of “socks” and she couldn’t find anything cute, I suggested making use of our amazing Roland DG technology to make some custom cheer socks in her team colors that her cheer sister could wear with ultimate school pride.

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Getting Experimental with UV Printing at Imaginarium Artcademy 2019

The artists at this year’s Imaginarium Artcademy workshop consisted of traditional artists, gallery consultants, multimedia artists, photographers and art educators. They were all excited to get hands-on experience with Roland DG UV technology— focusing on using White and Gloss UV inks as design elements and applying them to artwork as unique textures. Some of the artwork this year was particularly experimental and unique. Read this blog to see some of the stunning results. 

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4 Things Artists Need to Know for Business Success

To become successful, artists have to not only master their craft, but also be active in the art community, attend gallery shows, art events, and build relationships in the business. However, there are even more practical steps that artists and photographers can take, and investments they can make to grow their business. After speaking with Roland DG Imaginarium Artcademy instructor and phenomenally successful artist, Bonny Lhotka, we can share some specific things fine artists can do to achieve greater success.

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