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WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT RIGID BOARDS

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT RIGID BOARDS

Large format signage is a category packed with options. Here, at Aprintco, we live and breathe wide format printing, however, we understand that for a newcomer or anyone that does not spend their days thinking about signs, the number of alternatives, materials, finishings and lamination types might result overwhelming or even intimidating at first. 

THE IMPORTANCE OF PRINTER MAITENANCE

THE IMPORTANCE OF PRINTER MAITENANCE

Wide format printing as we know it was born in the early 90s when sign shops, service bureaus and graphics providers started to use plotters, previously only employed by architects and engineers to print drawings and schematics.

DESIGNING FOR LARGE FORMAT: VECTORS vs PIXELS

DESIGNING FOR LARGE FORMAT: VECTORS vs PIXELS

It does not matter how you choose to refer to it, large format, wide-format or grand-format printing not only requires special equipment to be able to produce bigger sizes than typical commercial printing presses. In fact, designing graphics for large format has its own category inside the design world, and a good designer follows some basic guidelines and rules to help them work, considering all the unique requirements and challenges this type of graphic design entails.

THE LANGUAGE OF COLOR

THE LANGUAGE OF COLOR

Can you imagine a world of colorless signs? The uniformity of message display will make quiet difficult to reach target audiences and captivate their attention.

THE WONDERS OF CALENDERED VINYL

THE WONDERS OF CALENDERED VINYL

Calendered vinyl films were usually considered as a downgraded economical choice, but many calendered vinyl film manufacturers have come a long way in terms of product quality, by offering conformability, durability and that image pop that is required for the application.

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