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The Roland Designs and Designers of ISA 2019

This year’s ISA was a really special one for Roland DGA. In addition to premiering a whole host of industry-changing new large format printing, apparel printing, and product customization machines, we presented a powerfully compelling collection of inspirational new booth graphics and machine output in celebration of our new devices. To answer the request of this year’s attendees who wanted to know more about the outstanding print output, Roland DGA talked to members of its design team about some of the most popular designs from the show.

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A Designer’s Guide to ADA Sign Compliance

When designing signs for buildings, there are strict ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) rules and regulations to ensure compliancy. To help you create an ADA compliant sign design, we’ve produced the following guide to take you through the basics of ADA signage, including an overview on prepping your file for print in Adobe Illustrator (AI) software.

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How to View Curved Text and Other Effects in CutStudio

Curved text is a must have when doing sports or any other type of apparel appliqués. So if your text effects in Adobe® Illustrator®, such as curves, are not properly displaying in the CutStudio plug-in window, try “expanding” the text to get the desired effect. This can be done by highlighting the graphic and choosing “Object/Expand” or “Object/Expand Appearance” in order to turn the text into vector lines that can be understood by the CutStudio software plug-in. This works with just about any effect that does not register in the plug-in window. Once it displays correctly, all that is left is to output the job to the cutter!

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