SPI Magazine Gems

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    Easy colour separations

    I regularly am tasked with colour separation because the image is complex or there is a placed or imported JPG image along with the vector artwork. In this article I describe anti-aliasing, which Photoshop uses to soften the edges of images when it converts them from vectors to rasters. Read More →

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    FIFA World Cup

    2018 will be all about football again – in this year’s World Cup many interesting sporting events lie ahead of us. Moments in which we will share the excitement of the athletes, cheer them on and celebrate idols. What can be more overwhelming and more amazing for athletes than being cheered on by their fans? Read More →

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    Digital printing with pigment inks

    Entering the digital era has reduced costs, time of delivery, machinery needed, fabric storage, space, energy and water usage. Still, some advantages of screen printing relating to the quality expected by customers were not available in direct digital printing on fabric for many years, one being the ability to print on fabric blends using pigments. Read More →

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    PSI 2018: even more international

    PSI 2018 took place from 9 to 11 January in Düsseldorf, Germany. This year the event included 925 exhibitors from 37 countries (2017: 988) and attracted 17,342 visitors (2017: 18,094). Read More →

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    Sublimation printing: pros and cons

    Sublimation is one of the most effective and fast ways to print fabrics. Many market segments have welcomed sublimation because of its low production costs and rapid results but I don’t think it is a good solution in the long term. Read More →

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    The art of success

    On 9 November 2017, the annual meeting of Choice Group took place in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. Gustav Daiber and other companies of Choice Group gave sneak previews of their new 2018 collections and novelties. Read More →

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    PSI 2018: See you Promo World

    PSI 2018 will take place from 9 to 11 January in Düsseldorf, Germany. With approximately 988 exhibitors from 31 countries and 18,094 visitors from 85 countries, PSI is a large international platform for the promotional products industry. Read More →

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