Exhibit Features Create Your Own One-Of-A-Kind Items Inspired by Renowned Architect
12/04/2019 COTO-ZUKURI, Digital Printing, Events & Tradeshows
A special exhibition was held at the Tokyo Station Gallery located in Tokyo Station to commemorate the centenary of the passing of Tatsuno Kingo, the architect of Tokyo Station. A workshop was set up at the exhibit so that visitors could print out some of his sketches and drawings of Tokyo Station onto T-shirts and bags. The workshop made use of Roland DG's direct-to-garment printers and cotodesign software employed at stores and events to create unique creative experiences.
Making One-of-a-kind Souvenir Cookie Boxes Using UV Printers
11/13/2019 COTO-ZUKURI, Digital Printing
Shiroi Koibito is a popular brand of cookies made in Hokkaido, Japan. Manufacturer and retailer ISHIYA Co., Ltd. provides a unique service where customers can make their very own cookie boxes by printing their favorite photo on the tin box using a Roland DG UV printer.
Creating One-of-a-kind Items with Unique Bento Lunchbox Designs
10/18/2019 COTO-ZUKURI, Digital Printing, Events & Tradeshows
The membership-based, shared-factory Makers’ Base provides a unique service that has become a trending topic on social media in Japan. The service utilizes Roland DG's BT-12 direct-to-garment printer that is designed specifically for printing on cotton-based fabrics to enable customers to print out Japanese bento lunchboxes they designed themselves onto tote bags and other items.
2019 COTO Business Division Intern Hosts Workshop Event for Employees
09/19/2019 COTO-ZUKURI, Corporate Activities, Events & Tradeshows
Roland DG ran an internship for international participants over the summer with students from the University of Michigan in the US joining the program. We met up with the intern involved in planning internal events at the COTO Business Division, which uses Roland DG products to give customers unique creative experiences.
Miyaart Graphic – Boosting Cultural Arts With Stunning VG2 Graphics
08/29/2019 Digital Printing
In our previous blog we spoke with a customer using our new TrueVIS VG2-540 wide-format eco-solvent inkjet printer/cutter as part of their business operations. Miyaart Graphic, located in Shinjuku in Tokyo, is involved in the production of signs, panels, wallpapers and many other types of graphic arts projects for cultural facilities like art galleries and museums. For this blog we chatted with Miyaart Graphic president Yoshinari Miyata (pictured above).
Welcoming Our 2019 Service Department Interns
08/22/2019 Corporate Activities
Roland DG has been running an internship program for international students since 2017. This year, students from the University of Michigan in the US joined us for the 6-week program. For this edition of the blog we had a chance to speak to the interns assigned to the Service Department.