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Caring for Your Vehicle Wrap in Hot Weather

Caring for Your Vehicle Wrap in Hot Weather

Summer months are known for having the longest and hottest days of the year. During this time, the amount of UV exposure increases significantly. An extended amount of UV exposure is the greatest enemy to your vehicle wrap. In these hot weather months, your vehicle is going to be susceptible to damage caused by environmental factors. Protect your investment from damage by following the steps below:

Thursday, July 26, 2018/Author: Lindsay Merwald/Number of views (521)/Comments (0)/
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UV Printing Yields Outside-the-Box Solutions that Improve Margins

UV Printing Yields Outside-the-Box Solutions that Improve Margins

Thinking outside the box has always paid off for Alvaro Rodriguez.  So, when he opened his own business, he chose UV flatbed technology to achieve a competitive edge.  “Other shops had solvent printers, and some had UV capabilities, but those operations weren’t using the white ink to their advantage.  I saw an opportunity,” said Rodriguez.
Tuesday, July 17, 2018/Author: Lindsay Merwald/Number of views (608)/Comments (0)/
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A-to-Z of Printing: Print on Metal

A-to-Z of Printing: Print on Metal

Applying decals or vinyl wrapping metal items used to be the only choice for graphics experts who wanted to customize metal. Today, we have a lot more choice with Roland VersaUV flatbeds, Texart dye-sublimation printers, and MPX-95 impact printers that offer a myriad of sophisticated finishes and personalization results.
Thursday, July 12, 2018/Author: Lindsay Merwald/Number of views (584)/Comments (0)/
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Making the Case with UV Printing

Making the Case with UV Printing

Luis Santiago bought his first smartphone and was dismayed when soon after, the device was covered in small scratches. “I decided to buy a case, but they were either ugly, boring, or poor quality,” he said. Santiago, a computer network systems engineer, decided to start making custom cases himself.
Tuesday, July 10, 2018/Author: Lindsay Merwald/Number of views (523)/Comments (0)/
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Eyes on the Prize

Eyes on the Prize

Don't be fooled: While online shopping is at an all-time high, brick-and-mortar retail and P-O-P displays are alive and well. 

Monday, June 25, 2018/Author: Lindsay Merwald/Number of views (614)/Comments (0)/
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Insider Insight: What's Next for Wide Format?

Insider Insight: What's Next for Wide Format?

We asked the experts what 2018 has in store for the industry.

We asked seven of Big Picture's Editorial Advisory Board members to respond to the current state of the wide-format industry and reveal what we should expect in 2018.


Friday, June 22, 2018/Author: Lindsay Merwald/Number of views (604)/Comments (0)/
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A-to-Z of Printing: Print on Leather

A-to-Z of Printing: Print on Leather

Leather has always been a highly valuable material. Used in the production of many high-end fashion and décor products, leather becomes even more valuable if you’re able to personalize it with logos, patterns, art, and text.  

Wednesday, June 20, 2018/Author: Lindsay Merwald/Number of views (633)/Comments (0)/
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Digital Printing Takes Flight

Digital Printing Takes Flight

Sarah Naccarato was searching for a new career, and she knew exactly what she wanted in her next position: less travel, more flexible hours, and freedom to express her creativity. After carefully analyzing the possibilities, Naccarato opened a sign shop the Signworld, a nation-wide organization with more than 240 independently owned and operated sign companies.


Monday, June 11, 2018/Author: Lindsay Merwald/Number of views (823)/Comments (0)/
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Nazdar Ink always “On Deck” for Sanctus Skateboards

Nazdar Ink always “On Deck” for Sanctus Skateboards

Sanctus Skateboards, a shop based out of Hartsville, South Carolina, has been creating handmade skateboard decks for over a decade. Each deck (the board portion of each skateboard) receives careful attention to detail. To make their unique designs come to life, owner Ryan McCoy trusts Nazdar ink.


Thursday, May 31, 2018/Author: Lindsay Merwald/Number of views (1085)/Comments (0)/
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The Logical Move into Direct-to-Garment Printing

The Logical Move into Direct-to-Garment Printing

For sign and digital graphics and screen printing shops, it makes perfect sense to branch out into direct-to-garment printing.
Wednesday, May 30, 2018/Author: Lindsay Merwald/Number of views (620)/Comments (0)/
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