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Industry insights from SDUK

  • Everywhere you look in the printing industry you will find somebody telling you it’s never been so easy to get into digital textile printing and in doing so you will reap huge profits and great rewards while at the same time saving the planet because textiles are a sustainable and biodegradable material.

  • Whichever way we look at the world of business today, the impact we are all having on the environment has to be a major consideration. 

  • 2019 saw Premier Paper’s Premier Graphics Division make its debut at Sign & Digital UK (SDUK) and it did so with the full red-carpet treatment. It’s not often visitors to the NEC can come face to face with a Storm Trooper or Marilyn Monroe, but Premier’s ‘Film Premiere’ theme made this happen and created a memorable experience for everyone attending the show.
  • Designing signage and way-finding is an art form in its own right. Which is why it’s never too late to go back to basics. We have canvassed some of our sign-making friends for their top advice for creatives about to embark on a signage project.
  • We asked the Shop and Display Equipment Association to give us their advice on how to make the most of store environments to drive sales.
    SDEA has a vast array of suppliers and manufacturers who between them can offer you literally thousands of innovative and exciting products and services

  • From carnival letter lights to nostalgic neon-style designs, illuminated signage gives your brand the wow factor. With modern technology and LED advances, the possibilities are infinite. Here’s how to get your business into the spotlight…

  • From customised gifts to bespoke Marmite jars, printing advances have brought about an explosion of personalised merchandise.

  • We’ve been chatting to a few designers we know about what keeps them up at night when designing or pitching new signage for a client.

  • Print is about so much more than headed paper and flyers. Supercharge your brand and get noticed, with these creative, cost effective ideas.

  • James Jarvis, from Antalis, tells us how he sees the print industry evolving in the months ahead. 

  • Designer Gurvinder Khurana explains how you can turn a bland office into an inspiring space

  • From innovative wall graphics to quirky images, we show you how clever signage can give your brand millennial appeal

  • In the second of our two part series on what signmakers and creatives need from each other, we asked Andy Mudd from Signs2Signs to explain what designers can do to ensure a slick sign making process.

  • Here at Interaction we know that an office often acts as a showcase for your business; it’s a great opportunity to reinforce your brand message and your company’s philosophy – whether that revolves around creativity, hard work, professionalism, or all of these aspects combined.

  • Chris Green from Antalis Visual Communications gives us the lowdown on three of the most innovative products on the market

  • The rise of the 'hybrid' store: opportunities for rethinking approaches to signage and wayfinding

    06 Aug 2019 Jamie O'Donnell, Creative Director, The Shopper Agency

    Many practitioners will tell you that retail is moving away from its transactional nature and heading towards lifestyle and experience driven formats. This is fine in principle, but today’s challenge in retail is how we make those experiences relevant to what the shopper desires, not just to be achingly cool or blindingly shiny.

  • We talk to Brian Griver of Griver Design and Frazer Chesterman of FM Brooks, on how the creative partnership between designers and their trusted print suppliers can help deliver passion in projects.

  • A management information system (MIS) is a computerised information system used for decision-making, and for the coordination, control, analysis, and visualisation of information in a company. The ultimate goal of the use of a management information system is to increase the value and profits of the business.

    Colin Gilman finds out more in this beginners guide...

  • Fashion is big business. Last year it employed some 890,000 people and contributed more than £32 billion to the UK’s GDP, and fresh young designers are now beginning to embrace digital inkjet printing technology to create stunning fashion collections.
  • If you are thinking about investing in your first wide format printer you should have a clear idea about the type of work you want it to produce, and this will be determined by the type of inkjet ink that your printer of choice uses. Once you have identified what sort of applications you are looking to produce, the printer will pretty much choose itself.

  • What could be a better way to promote your sign and display company’s large format 3D printing capabilities than to have a full-sized African elephant’s head bursting out of the side of your building?
  • A better reality

    06 Aug 2019

    Colin Gillman looks into how augmented reality is opening up a world of possibilities for print service providers.

  • Plastic fantastic PVC vinyl is actually a fantastic material that does exactly what we want it to do. We can print on it; cut it; sew it; glue it; punch holes in it; shape it; heat it; and wrap cars w ...
  • Kapow Network’s Chris Rushton writes for Sign & Digital UK about why he’s poacher
    turned gamekeeper and says there’s no reason why attendees to the show can’t join in on
    the action.
  • Chris and Brian from Kapow Network give you their top five tips to offering your customers digital signage.

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