News, Views & How-To's
In the second of our info blog hubs, we’ve made an extensive list of all the useful tips and tricks for Roland DG software, inkjet printers, flatbeds, dye-sublimation printers, CNC machines, dental milling machines and more. Also included in this rundown are some small business advice articles and other resources to help you grow your company.
From Blank to Bank – A Product Making guide for digital printers!
Roland DGA presents a host of customized gift and product ideas and promotions for the holidays and beyond. Turn generic gift items and product blanks 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 sparkle and magic:
Getting Set-up for Stickers
When it comes to producing stickers, proper set-up can help streamline your workflow and save you valuable production time. Here are two cut settings in Adobe Illustrator and Roland VersaWorks that will help you increase efficiency and reduce waste when printing stickers and decals.
Two-sided Window Graphics with Two Different Stories
It’s not an easy task to create a window graphic with two different sides and two different images or designs. In fact, it’s a pretty advanced application.
Our Take on The Rules of Wrap
One of the things we at Roland love most about wide-format graphics is their ability to transform just about anything into something completely different. If this strikes a chord with you, then you must really love vehicle wraps. They’re just plain cool.
Creating a Set of “Trick Chromed” Toyota Decals
Mark Roberts is the owner of The InterSign Group, a Houston-based company specializing in business branding, identification, marketing and way-finding. In addition to running a successful business, Mark writes “how to” sign-making and digital printing articles and is a regular contributor to Sign Builder Illustrated magazine. We have invited Mark to share his insights as a Roland guest blogger.
Cutting Multiple Layer Designs Using CutStudio
For applications such as team numbers and vehicle graphics, using two or more layers of color is a great way to enhance your vinyl decal. In order to easily design and create this type of graphic, follow these easy steps.
Installing WallFlair™ Media
Roland recently introduced WallFlair Removable Vinyl and Fabric, printable wall graphic media that adheres to flat, painted wall surfaces, as well as most wallpapers and wood panels.
Black & Yellow: Why These Pinch Rollers Shouldn’t Be Mixed
Pinch rollers are a key component in Roland printers, printer/cutters and cutters. We’ve had two different colored pinch roll wheels in our lineup for a while now and it’s important to recognize that the different colors have very different purposes.
Setting-up your Roland for a Mixed Mac & PC Environment
Regardless of whether you use a Mac or PC, network communication between these two platforms can be complicated, much like that of the users themselves.