Blog - Graphics Solutions

  • 7/22/16 9:11 am PDT
    Kevin Kempf
    My name is Kevin Kempf, and I’m a car wrap installer at PG Nola of New Orleans.more...
  • 6/27/16 11:22 am PDT
    Molly Waters, Technical Specialist
    This month I decided to have a little fun with the blog and show off a few projects that I've done for my favorite little customers using scraps of Avery Dennison vinyl, leftover from larger jobs. more...
  • 5/9/16 7:53 am PDT
    Ken Mahlschnee, Car Wrap Installer
    I’ve spent five years installing wraps on cars for my small business, Bullit Auto Detail. Over those five years, I’ve really honed my skills, but I make sure to go to the Avery Dennison wrap training classes every time they’re in North Carolina. Even with all the installations I’ve done in my shop, I always seem to come away from the class with improved technique.more...
  • 4/29/16 9:39 am PDT
    Cindy Richards, Regional Technical Specialist
    There are so many choices out there in the vinyl film industry. This is very true in the cast overlaminate options we provide at Avery Dennison. I'd like to take a minute and share which cast overlaminate you should use for different applications.more...
  • 4/25/16 9:08 am PDT
    Paul Roser, Graphics Installer
    I’ve been installing graphics for 10 years, spending eight of those years primarily focused on wrapping cars. I install a lot of digitally printed commercial wraps for local businesses, and my skills have improved greatly with practice over the years. One application area that has always been a challenge for me is perfecting wraps on door handles and mirrors. Their very curved surfaces and recesses can make installing vinyl on that area of a car or truck a difficult and time consuming process.more...
  • 4/6/16 9:13 am PDT
    David Timmerman, Technical Specialist
    First, let’s define what an ICC profile is and how it works in everyday printing.ICC stands for International Color Consortium, it was established in 1993 by eight industry vendors who got together and devoted their talents to standardizing color so that it worked across multiple platforms. Their goal was to make color seamless between devices and documents.more...
  • 3/14/16 8:01 am PDT
    For the first time, Pantone has selected two colors to reign as color of the year for 2016. This annual selection is an effort to pinpoint cultural trends and attitude. The combination of Rose Quartz and Serenity were chosen for a, “soothing sense of order and peace,” Pantone explained. Serenity was defined as, “weightless and airy...bringing feelings of respite and relaxation.” Similarly, Rose Quartz was called, “a gentle tone that conveys compassion and a sense of composure.”more...
  • 2/22/16 7:48 am PST
    Joey Heiob, Technical Specialist
    As marketers try to catch a consumer’s attention in every possible location, floor graphics are becoming increasingly popular and causing many of us to look down. Creative designers and installers are incorporating floor graphics for POP purposes, sporting events, home and office decoration, as well as special event promotions. Designers are also taking creativity to a whole new level with 3D floor graphics. Once the designer determines what kind of floor graphic they want to create, the nextmore...
  • 1/22/16 9:09 am PST
    Molly Waters, Regional Technical Specialist
    Do you ever wonder why there are so many different types of vinyls?  If you go to the Avery Dennison Graphics Solutions website you will see that we have two specific lines of media.  One is the Digital line and the other is our Screen & Cut line which includes the Supreme Wrapping films and Conform Chrome series of films. Some of you may be wondering what the difference is, so in this blog post I will give a brief explanation of each and why you would use one over another.more...
  • 1/14/16 8:14 am PST
    Graphics Solutions
    Color - it reflects more than light. It picks up cultural changes and sociological shifts, resonating a wide range of emotions and moods that both define the desirable and represent what’s real in a constantly changing world.more...