Exhibit fabric offers versatile options in four patterns

March 1st, 2010

Problem: Ordinary, solid fabrics limit the possibilities for dramatic effects. Solution: With Burn-out Knits from Dazian Fabrics, stunning see-through effects can be achieved by manipulating front and rear lighting to highlight either the pattern and the reflective shadows, or the see-through element and the background. A wide-width fabric, it can be stretched to be used […]

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Choices and style for indoor and outdoor shading

March 1st, 2010

Problem: Consumers want high style and plenty of choices for both indoor and outdoor shading. Solution: The Shade Inspiration Collection, a new line of decorative window shades from Tri Vantage, offers style solutions to create a variety of environments from bright and airy to blackout. Available on manually operated or motorized shade systems for indoor […]

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High-end awning fabric made from weather-resistant acrylic

March 1st, 2010

Problem: Some end-product users may require a high-end awning not generally available in traditional fabrics. Solution: The concept for The Cromie Collection from Durasol Awnings Inc. was to create a design identity for awnings distinct from traditional awning fabrics and other window treatments, raising awnings from accessories to sophisticated building features. Made from through-dyed, weather-resistant, […]

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Web application improves sales force productivity

March 1st, 2010

The iQuote Xpress Quotation System helps businesses improve sales force productivity and information. The web-based SaaS application enables sales personnel to generate detailed, accurate sales proposals that include complete marketing information, images and “intelligent relationship” product-tree management. With iQuote, sales management is provided online access to securely stored client contact and proposal information, sales forecasting […]

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Specialty heat presses for two- and three-dimensional applications

March 1st, 2010

Octi-Tech Ltd. released the Sublideck Surface Decoration System, a new range of specialty heat presses. The system combines infrared heat and vacuum pressure to mold images onto two- and three-dimensional substrates and surfaces. Sublideck 2D allows users to decorate simple shaped products, curves and dimensional items by using a special vacuum press bed, flexible top […]

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Versatile printer/cutter features metallic ink

March 1st, 2010

Problem: Printers don’t necessarily handle metallic and white ink. Solution: The VersaCAMM VS-640 inkjet printer/cutter from Roland DGA Corp. features DPI Metallic Silver ECO-SOL MAX ink. Metallic and white inks allow users to add impact to virtually any graphic. The VS-640 is Roland’s largest, fastest and most versatile VersaCAMM printer/cutter to date, designed to produce […]

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Fawcett values employee relations

March 1st, 2010

Craig Fawcett builds up a business by building up the staff. By Sigrid Tornquist “Skills can be taught, but you either have character or you don’t. When you find an employee with character and work ethic, those people are your golden people—people you’ll do anything to build up,” says Craig Fawcett, president of Lethbridge Custom […]

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Tensioned fabric installation enhances Olympic Festival

March 1st, 2010

Jens J. Meyer, Essen, Germany The fire flower is seen as a metaphor for the secret, mystic power in all people. It has been described in myths as ‘soul’ or ‘world spirit.’ This was the inspiration for a site-specific, tensioned fabric installation created by Jens J. Meyer, Essen, Germany, for the Middle German Olympic Festival […]

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Lycra installation frames stage at MTV Australia Music Awards

March 1st, 2010

MakMax, Eagle Farm, Queensland, Australia MakMax Australia fabricated a white lycra installation that provided a frame for the stage at the MTV Australia Music Awards held in Sydney, Australia. The purpose of the project was to create something unique for the MTV Music Awards that no other award show had seen. The concept first presented […]

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Nylon/spandex installation enhanced with dramatic lighting

March 1st, 2010

Pink Inc., New York, N.Y., U.S.A. Pink Inc. delivered a “party like a rock star” environment in a project for an International Special Events Society (ISES) occasion. The installation assembled with nylon/spandex structures utilized dramatic lighting effects to create texture and focus that transformed the space and established the party atmostphere. Orchestrating the project was […]

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