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 […]
The UniNet iColor 550 desktop laser transfer printer is a great value for garment decorators. It comes with iColor ProRIP software at no extra charge. The bundled software includes intelligent but easy-to-use features that make laser transfer less intimidating. The iColor 550’s five toner color set makes it one of the most versatile approaches to […]
Patterned Heat transfer film or “HTV” is growing in popularity and seems to be an enduring trend. A visit to etsy.com or Pinterest shows a large variety of available printable HTV patterns from simple to complex. It’s an inviting market with lots of creative and commercial appeal. You might think you need Photoshop and a […]
One of the most important features of the OKIDATA LED Laser transfer printers is the bundled TransferRIP software. Forever TransferRIP is an advanced RIP engine made specifically for laser transfer garment decoration. RIP software converts pixels into printed images. TransferRIP converts your ideas into laser transfer images for t-shirts, mugs, colored paper, clear film, rigid […]