Large Format Innovation

Inspiration for your Large Format Business

November 16, 2017

End cap displays: 3 best practices for creating the magic

One of the most popular – and effective – type of POP displays, end caps are an ideal means for both displaying products and boosting sales. The best end cap displays consist of three parts – the banner, the core and the stock – but that’s not all you need to know to make sure […]

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November 14, 2017

Are custom POP displays on their way out? No, they’re not!

In-store marketing practices may have changed tremendously over the last 25 years, but POP displays still make up an important part of the marketing mix. However, POP display designers and manufacturers are faced with changing technologies, while custom POP displays have become the new norm and ROI expectations only continue to increase.

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October 13, 2017

Uninterrupted production with motorized roll feeder

The brand new Kongsberg Automate motorized roll feeder increases productivity on the Kongsberg C60 and 64 cutting tables. It dramatically reduces operator time for production of wide-format, flexible materials The roll feeder ensures consistent feeding of material onto the table’s conveyor belt, even if the roll is imperfectly rewound after printing. Vital for uninterrupted production […]

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Why sign makers prefer Kongsberg cutting tables

Getting signs finished on time and with that perfect contour cut requires a great workflow and ditto cutting table. Which is why you’re currently in the market for a cutting table with all the works, and preferably some cool extras to boot – are we right? Sure, we could tell you lots about our Kongsberg […]

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October 4, 2017

Value Stream Mapping: the road to zero waste printing

The best way for printing companies to grow is not by increasing head count, but by striving for zero waste through Value Stream Mapping, continuously analyzing and improving processes. Just ask Data Image Group, a UK-based company specialized in wide-format and high-volume print and POS materials. Interviewed by Image Reports, Managing Director of Data Image […]

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September 20, 2017

Interactive POP displays delight the consumer’s senses

Great POP displays always have great visuals. The very best POP displays, however, offer the consumer more than meets the eye. Literally! They’re interactive and experiential, delighting as many of the consumer’s senses as they possibly can. Can’t wait to make your next POP display interactive? Find out all you need to know!

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Softies but goodies! Soft signage is trending in wide format

Move over, paper (and all you rigid materials like hardboard, paperboard and plastics out there), because soft substrates are finally making their mark in the world of wide format printing. And we’re not talking beach flags, parasols, and what have you. No. We’re talking full-blown backdrops and extra-large posters and banners, printed on textile. Increasingly […]

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August 17, 2017

What’s in a grommet hole? More than you think!

It goes without saying that banners are pretty useless if you can’t hang them somewhere. That’s where grommets (not to be confused with Gromit) come in. Are you about to design a banner and planning to mark the location of the grommet holes by hand? Then you’re making things way harder for yourself than necessary.

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August 15, 2017

POP display graphics: 3 golden rules to design by

Creating a stunning POP display design without graphics is like baking a pizza without toppings. It can’t be done! Still, you don’t want to go overboard with those toppings – and graphics – either. Just like baking the perfect pizza requires a balanced selection of toppings, designing a POP display takes carefully selected graphics, too. […]

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July 21, 2017

Large format printing: how to cut prepress costs the smart way

In the world of large format printing, even the smallest of errors can blow up into a big problem – literally! What may seem like a minor issue or doesn’t even get noticed on screen could ruin entire large format print campaigns. Smart large format print providers know that a reliable prepress process is the […]

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July 18, 2017

Why 3-tiered display stands make consumers spend, spend, spend!

If you’ve been around the retail business for a while, you’ve undoubtedly noticed that lots of POP display stands have a little something in common. Their vivid colors, yes. And the fact that they tend to be made of corrugated board, too. But many of them also abide by what visual merchandisers refer to as […]

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