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Author: James_Hirst

Agfa, Durst, Mimaki, Mutoh and Roland all win EDP Awards

Every year, since 2007 the European Digital Press Association, made up from 21 of Europe’s leading trade magazines focussing on digital production processes, unite to evaluate, judge and honour the best technological developments within the last 12 months. This year, as previously, the awards were announced and presented at FESPA Global Print Expo, which took place recently in Munich, with a clutch of well-known industry names receiving plaudits for their latest equipment offerings. The winning entries included Durst’s P5 350 printing system, which triumphed in the EDP Flatbed/Hybrid Printer 250 sqm/hr category, with the EDP Technical Committee particularly remarking...

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Talking Print supports Watford FC with good-luck banner

In the run up to its historic FA Cup title bid Watford FC was presented with a 2.5 x 6m banner containing more than 1,300 good luck messages from supporters spanning over 100 countries. Talking Print’s Managing Director David Hyams was instrumental in coordinating the project and designing the banner with support from Sotic, which managed the data and online forms to create the messages, and Stylographics, which printed the banner. “The message for the print industry is this is a great example of web-to-print. It also highlights our expertise with innovation in print,” explained David, who added: “I also...

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A book to remember

Signs Express Birmingham is proud to have been involved in the manufacture and installation of supersized book into The River in Victoria Square, Birmingham. Affectionately known as The Floozie in the Jacuzzi, the artform proudly sat in front of Birmingham’s historic Council House for seven days in March. The giant book installation was commissioned by the council to commemorate International Women’s Day and World Book Day.             The book, written by Louise Palfreyman and entitled ‘Once Upon a Time in Birmingham: Women Who Dared To Dream’, was published in October 2018 and celebrates 30...

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Appearances can be deceiving

Striking pink and blue displays handmade in Huddersfield by large-format specialist Leach, are now gracing the iconic Brooklyn Museum in New York, which is celebrating the works of the inspiring Mexican artist,Frida Kahlo with an exhibition entitled: Frida Kahlo: Appearances Can Be Deceiving The exhibition, which includes paintings, photographs, film,plus personal artefacts from Frida Kahlo’s home, is the largest homage to the artist to be staged in the US for 10 years. The entrance to the museum features two ultra-illuminated pink and blue lightboxes, each of which measures 3.4-metres wide by 2.5-metres tall and is designed to provide the...

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Design inspiration

When London based interior decor company Designer Colours wanted to rebrand and update the signage at its large premises in Mill Hill, it commissioned W&Co to assist.  The brief decreed that the tired old signage needed to be removed and replaced with something more stylish that would attract new customers and boost Designer Colours’ visibility in the area. Accordingly, WCo recommended that the old signage be replaced with three Flex Face signs, comprising a large 21-metre canopy sign,together with a smaller stencil cut sign tray, 5.4-metres in length.   The three flex face signs, which cover an entire wall...

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