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Vinyl Cutting

Vinyl cutting (in the context of design and print) is the automated cutting of self adhesive vinyl on a CAD cutting machine. The vinyl can either be a roll of stock colour or printed with a design on an inkjet prior to the cutting process. The vinyl cutting machine feeds

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Portable Backdrop

We were asked to design and print some colourful backdrops suitable for a travelling theatre group to take round schools. They had to be waterproof and lightweight, but most of all colourful and engaging. The substrate we recommended was a lightweight voil called Vision Screen. It’s a 125gsm synthetic fabric,

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Young Masters 10th Anniversary Exhibition

We are happy to be supporting our friends at the Cynthia Corbett Gallery with the 10th anniversary of their Young Masters Art Prize. Established by Cynthia Corbett in 2009, Young Masters Art Prize reflected her love of art history and contemporary art – she wanted to celebrate the young (and

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Lampshade films for Lush

One of our regular customers – Lush Design, asked us to produce some more films for their exclusive screen printed lampshades. The distinctive hand-drawn style benefits from the vibrant colours and effects, on substrates only possible with screen printing. The intensely solid black emulsion on the film combined with the

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The Voice Kids

We were asked by Manta Ray to supply props for the grand final of the ITV’s “The Voice Kids“. A colourful selection of giant cartoon instruments were printed and laminated onto 5mm black Amari board, ready for cutting out. The effect was completed by supplying an area of printed backlit

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Mondial at the London Wine Fair

We were asked by Novo Graphics to supply a complete wrap for a Mondial Wine exhibition stand at the 2019 London Wine Fair at Olympia in May. The beautiful high resolution images that were used really showed off the abilities of our Latex printer on the self adhesive vinyl. We

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Film Positives

We pride ourselves on being one of the last suppliers in the country of traditional true photographic film positives. Not only that, but we can produce these positives to a massive size of 4500 x 1600mm in one piece. This article is not meant to confuse or put off anyone

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Moiré / Screen clash

It’s something that printers are always trying to avoid, whether the printer in question is an inkjet machine or a more traditional screenprinter. Eliminating it altogether is a bit of a dark art, but with a bit of background knowledge, not impossible. Firstly, what do we mean by “moiré”? The

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At last… we have large film again.

An exciting delivery arrived today, fresh off the boat from Belgium – a consignment of extra large 1676mm wide film. Meaning we can once more offer film positives up to 4500 x 1600mm in one piece. Something we haven’t been able to offer since February this year. We had to

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Print & CAD cut benches

It’s great to see the CAD cut benches we produced being used to educate and inform the politicians of our future. We were asked by our friends at Guy Fox to print and cut to shape, the elements needed to build cartoon style benches from the Houses of Lord and