24th November 2014 – At Heimtextil  (14-17 January 2015, Messe Frankfurt, Stand F15 Hall 4) Epson Europe will showcase the creative design and production flexibility of its inkjet printers and inks to produce bespoke interior décor products in high quality – quickly, easily and in small quantities.

During the show Epson will demonstrate digital direct-to-textile, direct-to-cushion cover and wallpaper printing and show how its innovative inkjet technology can enable new décor applications on materials such as glass, metal and plastic. Everything on the booth at Heimtextil – curtains, lampshades, cushions, upholstery, tables, chairs and wallpaper– will be digitally printed by Epson. Read the rest of this entry »

21st November 2014 – When Melony Rocque-Hewitt took over her newly-built Year 3 classroom at Handcross Primary School in West Sussex she faced the challenge of creating artwork for its many windows. She turned to Epson who helped her transform the room with stunning Egyptian window graphics.

“My new classroom is part of a new several hundred thousand pound extension. Large and bright it has a wall that is basically all glass,” says Melony.  “As I have a background in large-format graphics and printing, I knew that window graphics would not only make my classroom unusually striking, but the images would also provide a perfect backdrop to the learning experience.” Read the rest of this entry »

GBM Group, Manchester (www.gbm.co.uk) has bought a Screen Truepress Jet W3200UV HS high-speed flat-bed printer to boost its Manchester-based production facilities. The impact on its business has been immediate from the start.

“The Truepress Jet’s ability to deliver superb quality results using six-colours plus white at a blistering 150 sqm/hr has allowed us to offer our blue-chip retail and brand clients a very competitive and fast turnaround service,” says GBM Sales Director, Simon Higginbottom. “In the past we specialised in short-run jobs, but the Truepress Jet now gives us the ability to also handle medium-to-long run quality POS jobs to very tight deadlines. Read the rest of this entry »

12 November, 2014 – Renowned print specialist YR Store (www.yrsto.re/), in collaboration with Japanese streetwear brand A BATHING APE®  (www.bape.com), has launched a pop-up within Selfridges, Oxford Street, offering customers the chance to design their own personalised t-shirts using Epson SureColor direct-to-garment printers.

Taking place on the menswear floor of the prestigious store, the YR x A BATHING APE® installation offers a once in a lifetime opportunity for consumers to delve into the iconic BAPE® pattern archives to create their own customised unisex premium t-shirts for adults and children.

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LumeJet, the British print technology innovator, is pioneering again.

This time though, it is not a technology breakthrough. This time LumeJet aims to be the first crowdfunded digital printing machine and print head manufacturer and, in an unprecedented move, it is saying to the print industry, “Come on in”.

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Leading property marketing agency ehouse has added an extra offering to its clients recently with the introduction of ultra-high quality property brochures.

The books are designed and originated by the ehouse team who have worked in conjunction with London based TG Print & Design to use the cutting edge LumeJet S200 photonic printer.

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New major features allow companies to create accurate proofs for optically brightened (OBA) references—including a new OBA paper available from GMG.

Tuebingen (October 28, 2014) – GMG, the leading developer and supplier of high-end color management software solutions, announces the availability of GMG ColorProof 5.6, the latest release of the company’s popular, award-winning proofing software.

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17th October 2014 – Inca Digital has responded to the increased world interest in its wide-format flatbed digital inkjet printers with a major expansion at its Cambridge, UK headquarters. 

Further investment in the company’s dedicated Training and Validation Centre enhances Inca’s ability to support its customers and distributors, plus offers an expanded business development resource within the R&D department and accelerates Inca’s strategy to develop its inkjet technology for a variety of industrial applications. Read the rest of this entry »

GMG customers have immediate and seamless access to DIC COLORCLOUD to produce highly accurate color proofs

Tuebingen (October 16, 2014) – GMG GmbH & Co KG (www.gmgcolor.com) announces that DIC COLORCLOUD will be integrated with its award-winning GMG OpenColor and GMG ColorProof platforms.

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9th October 2014 – Epson has renewed its partnership with renowned fashion designer Kansai Yamamoto to support the spectacular “HELLO ISTANBUL!” fashion show to be held on October 11 in Istanbul, Turkey.

The show, which will attract approximately 500 guests to the Esma Sultan, celebrates 90 years of diplomatic relations between Japan and Turkey and follows on from the V&A’s “Fashion in Motion: Kansai Yamamoto” event held in London last year. Read the rest of this entry »