As the market for ultraviolet-curing (UV-curing) flatbed printers has expanded, many new opportunities have arisen with the introduction of energy-efficient light-emitting diodes (LEDs) to these machines.
In 3M Canada’s new Infinite Wrap Options contest, signmakers can win tools, swag and electronics after buying the company’s print wrap film. There are hundreds of prizes to be won, including one grand prize of an HP Latex 365 printer, valued at $32,000.
Over the past few months, the Tourism Industry Association of Canada (TIAC) has rolled out a series of 19 dimensional ‘Canada 150’ signs across the country, as part of this year’s sesquicentennial celebrations.
Outdoor digital signage has become less expensive and more accessible over time for retailers, institutions and other sign shop clients, but still requires a significant commitment in terms of money and time to source, install and manage.
Toronto-based UrbanArts is a charitable organization that has worked with schools to get young people involved in, among other activities, creating murals as a way to contribute to community development.
As channel letters are highly customized signage products, specifying their design can become an information-intensive process. It can be helpful for sign shops to refer to a ‘fast-track’ guide to some of the most common options and configurations, as follows.
The Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR), which opened in Winnipeg in 2014, is not only the country’s first new national museum to be built since 1967, but also the only one anywhere in the world dedicated to exploring and celebrating the universal concept of human rights, from its history to its future.
One of the most exciting aspects of the wide-format graphics business is how every day is different. Every customer has different needs. Every project has different specifications. And, to some extent, every surface has different properties that will affect how a graphic film can adhere to it.
Astral Out of Home, a division of Bell Media, has announced the winners of its annual Carte Blanche for Creatives out-of-home (OOH) competition, for which participants across Canada were asked to create an original digital billboard ad for one of their clients.