The choice for Print Designers and Production Artists
When designing for retail, you need an assortment of tools to get the job done.
When designing for retail, you need an assortment of tools to get the job done.
The endless amount of accessories that have come out for Nintendo products over the years is no doubt a testament to the companies creativity. It sent a message to gamers everywhere that Nintendo was interested in discovering new imaginative ways for people to play their games. You name the accessory, Nintendo had it.
Now it seems Nintendo is putting a spin on their accessory loving past, and taking product accessories in a whole new direction with the announcement of the new Nintendo Labo. The Nintendo Labo contains interesting features only seen thus far within Point of Sale development studios as well as other retail focused developers – and we here at pop-online.com love it! It is fantastic to see the power of dieline expanding and now finding its way into the games of our kids.
While doing my internship at Proprint Sevices, I was invited to attend the Esko 3rd annual Flexographic Packaging honours course in Ghent, Belgium. The course lasted 2 weeks and provided me with the opportunity to learn and explore Esko’s latest and greatest software, as well as experience the small city of Ghent and all it has to offer. With a population of around 260 000 people, the city of Ghent has a lot of history and was once the largest and richest city in all of Europe. The gothic architecture, beautiful cobblestone roads, bike lanes and delicious food are just some of the draws this wonderful city has to offer. The Belgian waffles, chocolate as well as the homemade jenever served at Dreupelkot were some of my favourites!
Updated: 3. 31. 2017
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Access to personal information will be authorized only for the employees and other agents of Proprint who require the information to perform their job duties, and to those otherwise authorized by law.
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Ever walk into a shopping center to pick up your groceries for the week and you can’t find the items on your list? Then, you go to an employee and all they can do is shrug their shoulders? Why don’t you try asking the robot walking down the aisles?
The Inca Onset S40 is a high-quality model in the Onset range of full-bed array printers and offers an optional 6-color configuration with cyan, magenta, yellow, black as well as light cyan and light magenta. With a max substrate thickness of 2″ and a printing area of 123″ by 63″ (edge to edge printing). We are able to print beautiful graphic displays on multiple different types of substrates. The Onset includes wide colour gamut, satin and controllable gloss levels, variable job management and the option of automation making projects move even smoother.
The Onset S40 produces superb POP-quality display graphics economically and prints at up to 5,059 sq ft/hr (470 sqm/hr). It is compatible with Inca’s flexible automation system which offers customers the choice to operate in manual, semi or three-quarter automation from the same configuration.
The Onset S40 has created a new way to print digitally. At Proprint Services, we use this machine to change the way people see digital printing. Thanks to its best in class high quality prints and its revolutionary speeds, printing has just got a lot easier. We like to test the Onset S40 to its limits by creating and printing new POP displays and high quality work for our customers.
To learn more about the Fujifilm Inca S40 , check out there product brochure for more information.
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Most Creative Studios are set up based on the way that things have always been done. Along with it, outdated processes and techniques that lead nowhere fast. The Proprint Creative Engine is different. It was built from the ground up. Taking with it, industry best practices and leaving behind the stuff that doesn’t work. That’s called improvement, and Proprint has been at it for a while now.
Over the years, we’ve worked with many Creative studios and brand agencies. We’ve listened and learned from some of the best. And also managed to survive some of the worst examples of this industry. It shaped us. Earned us the confidence to make bold decisions when they needed to be made.
Learn more about the Proprint Structural Design Department.
To keep in step with their Fall Collection of fragrances, Glade has developed this eye-catching retail display. It gives this line of air fresheners appetite appeal.
Software like Adobe Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator are industry standards. Everyone has them.
But not everyone knows how to get the most out them.
The trick is finding the right people to get behind the wheel. That’s when the real magic happens.
Believe in designers. Rely on the technology to unleash their creativity.
Before any design finds its way into the Production Department, it usually gets drawn out on a piece of paper. Even in this seemingly high-tech industry, drawing still plays a role. It always has.
Working with a team that has in-house illustration skills is an added advantage. And being able to immediately draw out a design for others in a briefing is a great way to save time and money. And what client doesn’t appreciate that?
Point of Sale design is all about maximizing a retail footprint. You only have a certain amount of space to work with. So in order to make your brand and and products stand out, you have to be able to quickly adjust your design until you get it right. That can take time.
Now some will say that a 3D computer application can do that job faster and more accurately. But in my experience, a good illustrator can get everyone at the table on the same page much faster. Once you have an agreement from that sketch, taking it to the next computer design stage is even easier.