Materials

Gemini Introduces Duets Accents

Gemini Introduces Duets Accents

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Gemini (Cannon Falls, Minn.), manufacturer of the Duets® line of premium plastic engraving material, has introduced Duets Accents™, a line of colorful, cell-cast acrylic sheet material that can be used for engraving, decorative accent or as a dimensional design component in wayfinding, ADA and architectural signage. The single-ply material features an array of contemporary colors in transparent, translucent and opaque color choices.

Designtex Casper™ Cloaking Technology

Designtex Casper™ Cloaking Technology

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Designtex (New York) recently announce that Casper™ Cloaking Technology has been honored as a finalist in the Workplace category in Fast Company’s 2018 Innovation By Design Awards, which celebrates innovative design in business. This year, the contest received over 2,800 submissions across 16 categories. Designtex was honored amongst many other big names such as Google, Nike and Stanford University. 

Matthews Paint Introduces Mobile Color Scanning

Matthews Paint Introduces Mobile Color Scanning

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Matthews Paint and MeasureColor recently introduced a convenient color-scanning tool for the sign industry. The portable color scanner, weighing about an ounce, easily fits in the palm of the hand and paired with a smartphone or tablet, the device makes scanning color in the field easy. The small Bluetooth® enabled scanning device accurately captures surface color using Delta E calculations and L*a*b* color values, then syncs with the app installed on a smartphone or tablet to find the closest Matthews Paint color match and formula. 

Old School, New Traditions at the Collegiate School

Old School, New Traditions at the Collegiate School

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The Collegiate School in New York City traces its roots back to 1628, so when it came time for the K-12 boy’s day school to move into a new and modern building, they enlisted the help of Alexander Isley Inc (New York) to help preserve the past and design future traditions.

It doesn’t happen every day that a client leaves an experiential graphic design project open-ended save for one very specific instruction: No supergraphics. The Collegiate School in Manhattan is no ordinary client.

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