12 Dec 2019
Mike Horsten Blogs - Hot, Hotter, Hottest – A Calender Story.

Mike Horsten Blogs - Hot, Hotter, Hottest – A Calender Story

We are getting closer to the holiday season and the temperatures have started to drop fast in Western Europe. The cold wind is picking up and I’m getting the driveway ready for Santa and his reindeer-pulled sled to come and join us. We definitely don’t want to miss him this year; when the cold arrives, we should be ready to warm up with some hot chocolate and a burning fireplace.

Drytac blog - Elevate your graphics with the right media.

Drytac blog - Elevate your graphics with the right media

If you're looking for a captive audience for your advertising or branding, you can't get much more focused than an elevator - exterior or interior. Your market may only be exposed to the display for a few seconds at a time - although possibly several times a day - which means it must have an immediate impact. But if you get it right, there's incredible potential for engagement.

Technology vs knowledge: why sharing is caring.

Technology vs knowledge: why sharing is caring

Having worked for technology companies for the last 35+ years, I decided to do things differently from now on. I decided that sharing information is better than keeping it to yourself – especially in the printing industry and textile markets where knowledge is often kept close to the heart in case a competitor is looking, might steal your idea or whatever reasoning you would like to come up with.

Cakes and PVC: What do they have in common?.

Cakes and PVC: What do they have in common?

Vinyl is a standard sign and graphics material, with great results for a whole range of applications. But there is more than one type, and it's important to choose the correct media for your project.

Drytac blog: Wrap up for winter and prepare for cold-weather installations.

Drytac preparing for cold-weather installations

It's that time of year again: here in the northern hemisphere the leaves are falling from the trees, the nights are drawing in and the temperatures are dropping. While many of us would like to stay indoors with a warm drink, work goes on - and that means installing graphics in cold conditions.

Blackman & White get wrapped up in textiles with laser cutting.

Blackman & White get wrapped up in textiles with laser cutting

Textile printing is in the ascendent, thanks to developments in digital ink technology and a growing customer interest in new textures, unique designs and more environmentally friendly materials. From sports apparel to soft signage to sailcloth, there are a host of opportunities in textiles to explore.