in this issue
Volume 18 Number 4
on the Go
12 Textile Printing’s Transformation
New changes, trends, and growth in digital textile-printing systems are driving
demand for new textile solutions. Here are nine things you must know about
the textile market and the opportunities that await the savvy print provider.
16 Advances in Rollfeds
Rollfed printers continue to add to their feature sets in order to remain output-relevant to even the most challenging projects. We highlight a sampling
of rollfed printer models from nearly 20 printer OEMs across the industry.
22 Taking the Fine-Art Plunge
By Adrienne Palmer
If you’re looking for a way to expand your shop’s oﬀerings, ﬁne-art printing may
be the perfect output niche to consider. As these four featured companies reveal,
working with ﬁne artists can prove to be a rewarding and proﬁtable specialty.
28 Ink Quest 2013
Plenty of factors come into play when
choosing the right ink and the right
supplier. To help you on your “ink
quest,” we’ve gathered more than
70 sources of inks for wide-format.
ON THE COVER: Oliver Balf’s Straight Flush and
Fruit, printed by Cape Ann Giclée (Epson Stylus
Pro 9900 on Breathing Color Pura Velvet cotton
paper). Cover design by Laura Mohr.
THE BIG PICTURE MAY 2013
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