Talitha Kum is a network of consecrated people who share the mission of fighting against the trafficking of persons through a focus on prevention, protection, and social rehabilitation. This “network of networks” spans across 77 countries and involves over 2000 nuns who have dedicated their lives to helping victims and survivors of human trafficking. To celebrate the 10th anniversary of Talitha Kum’s efforts in fighting human trafficking, Pope Francis launched the Nuns Healing Hearts campaign, an exhibition by photographer Lisa Kristine that shows the work the nuns have done across Guatemala, Mexico, The Philippines, Thailand, Italy, and the US. First
It’s every building manager’s nightmare to overcome the aftermath of a distracted worker or pedestrian colliding head-first into a glass door or wall. Sad but true, these types of incidents occur all too often. Hence compliance laws by New York State and others are in place to combat these incidents. Regulation graphics might be mandatory, but bland hash marks and safety squares are not your only option. More and more companies are finding creative ways to incorporate branding elements into their distraction graphics without compromising their office aesthetic. In this article, you’ll learn more about distraction graphics and the potential
The current, competitive world of marketing has heavily shifted its focus in one direction: corporate branding. A modern logo, catchy tag-lines, and an active social media presence are just a small portion of that focus. In order to stay relevant and competitive, companies are embracing a new, cost-effective option for superior branding: custom wall graphics. Wall graphics allow companies to make a lasting impression on their clients while inspiring their staff. The graphics can consist of a variety of materials that are best-suited to various applications. The best part? They’re limited to nothing other than your creativity. In this post,
Since 1917, The Pulitzer Prizes have been honoring the best in books, drama, music and journalism. In October, The Pulitzer Prizes and Columbia University’s Columbia Print came to GSB Digital in need of help producing a wall mural to add the finishing touch to their newly renovated Pulitzer office. To produce the wall graphic GSB Digital utilized its HP Designjet 26500 – 60” Latex printer, printing the images onto a permanent adhesive vinyl. It was then laminated to keep the quality images intact for years to come. Using digital die cutting technology, shapes of the image and letters were cut
Making memories in an instant, Mypostcard turns your digital images into memorable greeting cards. Our team at GSB Digital is proud to be one of the USA partners for www.mypostcard.com. Since we understand how important it is for companies like MyPostcard to stand out amongst a crowd, MyPostcard founder, Oliver Kray, came to us for assistance with a backdrop display for a recent trade show. Trade shows can be competitive and heavily saturated, but they are also a great way for a business to be seen directly by consumers. So how did MyPostcard attract attention at the show?
In the local community, high school football is serious business. Between the pep band, dedicated fans, and the aroma of nachos in the stadium, the game is the place to be on Friday nights. Our president’s son attends Stamford High School and plays football for the Black Knights. When our president saw the signs in Boyle Stadium for the first time, his passion for printing drove him to do something about the outdated stadium signage. He spoke with the school’s athletic director and asked if he could revamp the signage at no cost to the school. The director immediately said
Dodge Fitness Center Mural Recently, prestigious Columbia University in New York City used digital printing to transform their Dodge Physical Fitness Center. In an effort to re-brand the athletics department, the university chose a material that would give the appearance of a painted mural; without the commitment and time involved with painted displays. These durable, heat applied graphics will withstand the daily wear-and-tear of hallway use while displaying some of the university’s best athletes. How Was it Made? These large format graphics were printed using our Latex 370 digital printing press, then laminated for added endurance by our finishing crew.
Second Surface Printing Featuring White Ink printed second surface on Lexan material, these invitations showcase advancements in digital print technology. The lexan material provides a study base for the printing, as it is stronger and much more durable than traditional acrylic. The stronger the material, the more peace of mind when sending these one-of-a-kind invitations through the mail. White ink stands out behind the transparent lexan, displaying the event’s information in a beautiful, pristine way. By printing behind the clear material this piece has a finished, framed look that adds an air of elegance to the invitation. Our Zund Digital
What is First Surface and Second Surface Printing? Second Surface Printing Second Surface printing adds a layer of elegance to any display by printing on the back, rear facing side of the material. The benefits of second surface printing vary by substrate, but here are a few examples of how this printing method is useful for all industries: Second Surface Printing on vinyl allows for signs to be displays from the inside of a window – protecting the print from weather conditions. When using film, the print can be taped, hung, or suspended with clamps on the inside of the
Maison 10 Installation Maison 10, a high-end design boutique and art gallery, recently utilized our Large Format department to complete the branding of their NoMad gallery and concept storefront. Looking to add to their spatial experience, Maison 10 reached out to us to source the perfect materials for their branding. Transparent, frosted vinyl and matte white vinyl lettering were used to create a multimedia experience in their gallery space. Branded videos are projected onto their windows using a transparent, frosted Vinyl Substrate – creating a holographic effect on the exterior windows. The Boutique’s mission statement makes a sharp appearance in
Columbia University recently used our large format printing capabilities to promote their brand and revamp their new Campbell Sports Center. After a large investment in building this sports center, the NYC university wanted to ensure that their new space would leave a lasting impression on all who walked in. Installations of custom vinyl, large format photos, and adhesive wall graphics brought new life to their sports center and helped promote their multiple winning sports teams. The Campbell Sports Center is the newest building in the Baker Athletics Complex, which supports year-round training for this prestigious University’s award-winning athletics programs. Using
GSB Digital has partnered with HP and Project&’s Jane Saks to produce print for the Working in America project. Project&, a non-profit organization that creates art with social impact and other cutting-edge models of cultural participation, recently partnered with GSB Digital to produce photography prints for their “Working in America” multimedia exhibit. The project’s coordinators were referred to GSB Digital by our long-standing partner, HP. Pulitzer Prize winner and McArthur Fellow Lynsey Addario came alongside Project&’s founder Jane Saks on a tour of the United States to capture images of everyday people doing their everyday work. Jane and Lynsey put together
Car Vehicle Wrap: One of GSB Digital’s philosophies is that in order to provide the best service possible, we must remain on the forefront of print technology. This means that we continually seek opportunities to try new concepts and ideas. Project and printing challenges help GSB Digital explore the range of possibilities our technologies offer, and successes or failures are viewed as opportunities to learn and grow. When GSB Digital President, Stephan Steiner, learned that local drivers were involved in a motorsport called ChumpCar racing, he envisioned several opportunities: to challenge himself and his staff by testing new products and