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Emboss Like a Boss – Inspirational UV Ink Effects

Featured image (above) courtesy of Cascade Graphics 

There was a time when embossing meant creating a special die-cut stamp for a letterpress machine that would impress the design onto a paper substrate. There’s definitely still a place for these traditional techniques, however, with digital UV technologies from Roland DG, the art of adding textures and embossed effects to all manner of media and surfaces has never been easier or more impressive.

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From Blank to Bank – A gift-making guide for digital printers!

Roland DGA presents a host of customized gift ideas and promotions for the holidays and beyond.

For many of our Roland users, the holidays mean customized products. It’s that most wonderful time of the year when generic gift items and product blanks can be transformed into something personal and cool!

Here are a few of the many gift items that can be customized with Roland devices, including the cost of blanks and production, that we feel have that extra bit of seasonal sparkle and magic: (more…)

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NOTLabs Stands Out with Custom Milled Wooden POP Displays

Roland DGA talked to Shawn Sims, Director of NOTLabs about his latest milling project

NOTLabs, the production arm of inspiration site, NOTCOT, has completed yet another amazing 3D milling project that we’re excited to share. Shawn Sims, who was responsible for milling Andrew Bell’s skull design and the Jurassic Park Lego planters has taken milling to the next level with his latest project for David Kind Eyewear. (more…)

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A Closer Look at the Design and Typography of Unique Labels and Products

As senior graphic designer at Roland DGA, one of my personal highlights each year is creating print samples to show-off the capabilities of our machines. We start these design and print projects by creating a pseudo print brand to showcase our specialty inks and features such as print/cut. Like everything at Roland DGA, this is a team effort and with the help of amazing freelance illustrators like Joe Diaz, these projects are always some of our most eye-catching and impressive. (more…)

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