It can be frustrating when the computer you’ve been using for years suddenly dies, and you’ve lost access to all of your important files. Moving your hard drive to another computer or cloning it can be a great way to regain access to those files. Now, you’ve got the new computer with the old hard […]
Mastering digital printing can be challenging. Getting it right requires learning about color gamuts, ICC profiles, and the features of your particular printers, cutters, and software. Some of these are pretty obvious, like choosing the right media and using the right ICC profiles. Some are a little trickier. Even when you’re doing everything right, There […]
As people look for new startup business opportunities, many are discovering the versatility of laser transfer printers for garment decoration. The UniNet iColor series has long been a leading choice because of its versatility and value. One of the things that makes the iColor 550 and 560 desktop printers so attractive is the ability […]
When people are getting started with sign and graphic design software, sometimes it can be a little intimidating. The first time people look at Illustrator, it can seem like a big scary monster that will never be defeated. Instead of trying to defeat it, try to think in terms of taming it. Better yet, opt […]
Many aspiring sign makers spend lots of time selecting the right cutter, then buy the least expensive software available. Only after they’ve setup the equipment do they realize that they don’t have the design tools they need to meet the demands of their waiting customers. How can you avoid this common pitfall? What software features do you need? How do you decide which level to purchase to keep from limiting the growth of your startup? We presents the answers in this article: A basic buyer’s guide to Vinyl Express® LXi sign software.
If you’re not already using a large format printer, you probably will be as your sign business grows. One of the biggest challenges in the transition from vinyl graphics to digital printing is color management. Even most shop owners who already have printers feel like they need to do a better job managing color. This […]