Using UV Printers to Make One-of-a-kind Shima-zouri Sandals
09/30/2020 Digital Printing, COTO-ZUKURI
Have you heard about shima-zouri sandals made in Okinawa in southern Japan? They are a type of beach sandal that is considered essential footwear by locals. We talked with a customer located in Okinawa that makes shima-zouri using Roland DG’s UV printer to produce a variety of sandal designs.
Christmas Workshop Event Provides Lasting Memories for Ibaraki Airport Visitors
01/30/2020 COTO-ZUKURI, Digital Printing, Events & Tradeshows
Roland DG's custom COTOVAN vehicle equipped with UV printer made a special appearance during a Christmas event held at Ibaraki Airport in Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan. COTOVAN provided a hands-on workshop for making key rings designed with participants photos as pilots and other travel-related characters.
Creating Unique Experiences with Fans at Hokkaido Nippon-Ham Fighters Official Store
01/09/2020 COTO-ZUKURI, Digital Printing, Events & Tradeshows
Roland DG's custom vehicle COTOVAN recently visited the official store of the Hokkaido Nippon-Ham Fighters Japanese baseball team near the team's home field at Sapporo Dome in Hokkaido, Japan. Equipped with digital tools including direct-to-garment printers, COTOVAN helped visitors create one-of-a-kind tote bags and t-shirts printed with player uniform numbers, names and other design features.
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.