Riverside Print & Signs plays dress up with Drytac ReTac Smooth

The Ontario-based print business used Drytac ReTac Smooth to produce a range of interiors graphics for Great Pretenders’ new space in New York City. Richmond, VA, August 1, 2023: Sarnia, Ontario-based printing and signage specialist Riverside Print & Signs recently used ReTac Smooth 150 polymeric PVC film from Drytac to produce a series of colourful…

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Why Printer Maintenance is Important in Color Management

It was mid-summer in the Midwest. My business partner and I were driving from our home state to an adjoining one. Our mission was to spend a couple of days profiling printers for a new client. As always, we had gathered some information before we accepted the job. We knew we were going to be…

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ColorBase, Under the Hood: The Data Model Upgrade Enabling a Smarter Printing Industry

Quiet Transformation Our industry’s most advanced database of material, printer, RIP and ICC profile data is undergoing a quiet transformation. While it’s true that  code is never “done” – iterative progress is the rule, not the exception – ColorBase is undergoing an internal transformation that far exceeds the scope of routine day-to-day improvements. We’re on…

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The What, Why and Where of ColorBase ICC Profiles

If you’re a print shop owner, print enthusiast, or print operator in the sign and graphics industry, you understand the significance of delivering high-quality prints to your customers. The use of an ICC profile is crucial in ensuring the quality of your prints. In this blog post, we will delve into the details of an…

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Rendering Intents – A Deep Dive

Rendering intents - a deep dive

Anyone who has printed a picture knows that what you see on your computer or cellphone screen almost always looks very different in the final print. With family photo, we often shrug our shoulders and accept this as inevitable – after all, the moment the picture captures is often more important than what it looks…

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Printer Profiles – A Deep Dive

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Printer profiles are a seemingly daunting and complex topic – they have been discussed and dissected millions of times, and yet, what they are what they do still confuses people across our industry. The reality is that printer profiles are a lot less mysterious than most people think, and every print shop in the world…

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