No more chips. No more cartridges.

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No more chips. No more cartridges. August 21 2017 Home office and wide-format printer owners can now refill. 30 Years Verdict Finally Arrives. May 30, 2017, in the Supreme Court of the United States, Chief Justice John G. Roberts, together with 7 Associate Justices, Anthony Kennedy, Clarence Thomas, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Stephen Breyer, Samuel Alito, Sonia Sotomayor, and Elena Kagan hold that printer makers give up their patent rights upon the first sale of product, domestically or overseas. Chief Justice John G. Roberts: “Take a shop that restores and sells used cars. The business works because the shop can rest assured that, […]

Last Chance for Flexi Training

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Last Chance for Flexi Training on the Queen Mary! Folks this is the very last chance to sign up for FlexiSIGN & Print training on the Queen Mary. We do have a few seats, but they will go first come first serve. Give yourself the gift of knowledge and become a Flexi expert! All graduates will become eligible for membership in the Flexi Graduates Facebook page where we continue to educate and give lots of free stuff for the sign and print shop! WHile we are not associated with the NBM Sign show that weekend, it IS a great opportunity […]

What is Soft Proofing & Why Does It Matter in Wide Format Printing?

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What is Soft Proofing & Why Does It Matter in Wide Format Printing? Everyone wants to match what they see on the monitor with the output from a wide format printer. Sadly, few accomplish this. Part of a well-managed color system is the ability to soft proof, or change the monitor colors display so they reflect printer output. Let’s learn a little more about this and maybe teach you how to do it properly. Step 1: Calibrate and Profile Your Monitor The very first start is to make sure your monitor is telling you the truth about color. Sure it’s […]

13 Helpful Resources for Color Palette Inspiration

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Christopher Gimmer September 20, 201613 Helpful Resources for Color Palette Inspiration When it comes to graphic design, color plays an important role. In fact, selecting a great color palette is one several graphic design tips we advocate. But if you’re not a designer, you might be a little low on inspiration. Not to worry… In this post, we’ve curated a killer list of resources for color palette inspiration. Now you’ll never run out of colors ever again. Let’s dive in! 1. Colour Lovers Colour Lovers offers over 1 million user-generated color palettes to inspire your design. What’s great about this […]

Last Chance to Register for FlexiSIGN Training in Boise, Portland & St. Louis!

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Would you like to meet with the worldwide FlexiSIGN expert and learn how to use Flexi for great color printing? Would you like to meet other graphics professionals using Flexi? Would you like to learn the secrets of using Flexi that most will never learn? Let me show you how to turn a low resolution image only 2x2inches into a high quality vector image that’s over 10 ft!   You’ll learn this and much more in our FlexiLIVE training Seminar. Sign up now before we sell out! Boise, ID           www.learnflexi.com/boise Portland, OR     www.learnflexi.com/portland St. Louis, MO    www.learnflexi.com/stlouis   00

Download a FREE Guide: Color Management Made Easy!

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Why Color Management? Because you’re tired of prints with colors that don’t match your monitor! Because you want better, brighter, more vivid colors! Because you are tired of printing and printing and reprinting! Let’s face it. Many of you bought that cool wide format printer, some design software, a RIP and thought that printing great posters, banners and signs was as easy as just opening the graphic and sending it to the printer! What you found out very quickly was that there were things like ICC profiles that needed to be set, not all file formats worked and images were […]