Mimaki to make a design splash at Heimtextil 2019
Mimaki Europe will collaborate with over 10 inspirational world-leading designers for Heimtextil 2019 which takes place on 8th-11th January 2019, in Frankfurt, Germany.
Using the theme: ‘The Fusion of Innovation and Design’ and celebrating digital print within all elements of art, interior design and fashion, Mimaki commissioned work from designers including Sigrid Calon and Claire Vos (Studio Roderick Vos), whose work will be showcased throughout the Mimaki booth and used to demonstrate the power of digital print to increase the creative process.
Seeing printed applications on a diverse range of textiles, fabrics and interior materials will inspire visitors to learn how they can use advanced Mimaki technology to drive design innovation and profitability. Designers including Anousjka Röben, who will be displaying shoes and creative studio Deux d’Amsterdam, which will be showing a unique kimono designed specifically for Mimaki and Heimtextil, will feature designs that have been digitally printed by Textiles & More (T&M). The Mimaki stand will also showcase a printer for almost every type of textile application, with additional digitally printed textiles applied to design classics in the ‘Pode’ range from Leolux, and feature walls using photography from Arjan Benning.
Commenting on the event, Mark Sollman, Mimaki Application Manager EMEA, said: “Heimtextil is always a really good show for us. For 2019, we’re excited to share the results of our collaboration with these amazing designers and to demonstrate what’s possible with our comprehensive range of printers.
“From entry-level printers to production workhorses, each Mimaki system delivers premium quality print and profit-enhancing productivity. What’s more, when using our wide range of inks, a huge variety of substrate applications also becomes available too.”
In addition, Heimtextil visitors will also be able to experience Mimaki’s broad portfolio of printing solutions, split into three distinct areas, including interior design, fashion and art. In the art section, the UCJV150-160 inkjet printer, which uses environmentally-friendly UV-curable inks, will be used to produce wallpaper. Textiles will be printed in both the interior design and fashion areas, with the ultra-productive TS55-1800 sublimation transfer inkjet printer focusing on upholstery. Using a belt-conveying solution, the TX300P-1800B entry-level direct-to-textile system will also be printing onto stretchable fabrics used in fashion.
Claire Vos, introduced by Textiles & More (T&M) and a graduate of Design Academy Eindhoven, studied her craft in Italy, Switzerland and Indonesia before settling in the Netherlands. With a contemporary graphical industrial flavour, many of Vos’s products are produced using Mimaki printers for Textiles & More. Her work, shown under the theme of ‘The Dressing Room’, will be shown at Heimtextil through Mimaki-printed upholstery, including chairs and cushions.
Bringing vivid colour and fine graphical elements into her work, Sigrid Calon is a visual artist. At Heimtextil, the detail and vibrancy of Calon’s art will be brought to life by a 2×2 metre artwork using Mimaki’s latest printhead technology delivering smooth gradations and sharp and precise details. Examples of Calon’s work will also be shown in various materials, produced by Mimaki advanced print technologies including UV and 3D printing.
Mimaki will be showing on Stand J81, Hall 3.0.
For further information on Mimaki’s product range and applications, visit www.hybridservices.co.uk