Imagine. BLOG

Imagine. BLOG

  • Roland Imagination Workshop attendee

    STEAM Education on the Rise in China

    05/16/2018 Events & Tradeshows, Digital Printing, 3D Digital Fabrication

    A new approach to learning called STEAM education is growing in popularity throughout China and Roland DG’s sales and marketing subsidiary in China, Roland DG China (DGC), is playing a key role in its implementation. To find out more about this initiative, we talked with Cheng Qi, marketing manager at DGC.

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  • The finalist representing Europe, the Middle East and Africa, Matthew Wrench

    Global SE Awards 2018 Finalists Interviews – Part 3

    04/17/2018 Corporate Activities, Digital Printing

    Roland DG will conduct its Global SE Awards 2018 final competition from April 23rd through the 25th, where service engineers (SEs) engaged in the repair and maintenance of Roland DG products will put their skills and knowledge to the test. In the lead-up to the contest, we invited finalists of local competitions held around the world to talk about the service and support work they are involved in. The third finalist joining us is Matthew Wrench, representing Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

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  • The finalist representing the Americas, Joe House

    Global SE Awards 2018 Finalists Interviews – Part 2

    04/10/2018 Corporate Activities, Digital Printing

    Roland DG will conduct its Global SE Awards 2018 final competition from April 23rd through the 25th, where service engineers (SEs) engaged in the repair and maintenance of Roland DG products will put their skills and knowledge to the test. In the lead-up to the contest, we invited finalists of local competitions held around the world to talk about the service and support work they are involved in. In this part, we are joined by the finalist representing the Americas, Joe House.

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  • Visitors enjoyed customization on the covers of their notebooks using a UV printer.

    UV Printers “Transform Imagination into Reality” on The Covers of Moleskine Notebooks

    02/28/2018 Digital Printing, Events & Tradeshows

    International brand Moleskine held its MOLESKINE TRADE SHOW Spring/Summer 2018 annual event on November 15 and 16 in Tokyo.

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  • Junpei Matsuda, COO of Makers’ Inc.

    Shared Factory Makers’ Base Offers New Way to Experience Fabrication at Shopping Centers – Part 2

    02/13/2018 Digital Printing, Events & Tradeshows

    Membership-based factory Makers’ Base recently launched its new permanent shop Makers’ Base Chiba in the JUNNU wing of the Sogo Chiba department store in Chiba, Japan. Continuing from the first part of this blog series, Junpei Matsuda (photo, above), COO of Makers’ Inc., talked about the services available at Makers’ Base Chiba, as well as plans for the future.

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  • Junpei Matsuda (photo, left), COO of Makers’ Inc.

    Shared Factory Makers’ Base Offers New Way to Experience Fabrication at Shopping Centers – Part 1

    02/07/2018 Digital Printing, Events & Tradeshows

    Sogo Chiba, a department store located in Chiba, Japan, recently opened the doors to its newly refurbished JUNNU shopping wing and held the “JUNNU Christmas Night” opening event on December 8, 2017. Makers’ Base, a membership-based shared factory featured in previous editions of the Imagine blog*, opened Makers’ Base Chiba, a permanent shop at the refurbished JUNNU wing. On the day of the opening event, customers enjoyed creating customized items using photos that they brought in to the workshop.

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  • Experience Day by Roland & Promakim interactive event

    Roland DG Solutions Play Starring Role at Istanbul Creative Hub

    09/26/2017 Events & Tradeshows, Digital Printing, 3D Digital Fabrication

    ATÖLYE is an innovative makerspace and creative hub located in the center of Istanbul, Turkey that attracts an interdisciplinary network of designers, makers, engineers, teachers, entrepreneurs and other creative individuals. With 700 m2 of space, it includes event space, seminar space, co-working space and a maker lab.

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  • Roland DG Japan Marketing Group's Masakatsu Asako

    Caerasi Design Gala Features Original Art-Decorated Items Created on UV printers — Part 2

    09/21/2017 Events & Tradeshows, Digital Printing

    For the second installment of this two-part series, we interviewed Roland DG Japan Marketing Group’s Masakatsu Asako (photo above) who organized the caerasi Design Gala event in collaboration with caerasi. Asako expressed his thoughts on the event as well as future aspirations for the Original Print Service that is currently being rolled out in Japan.

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  • Caerasi Design Gala event venue

    Caerasi Design Gala Features Original Art-Decorated Items Created on UV printers — Part 1

    09/20/2017 Events & Tradeshows, Digital Printing

    Caerasi Design Gala, an event that was held in collaboration with several creators, ran from July 14 for three days at the Roland DG Creative Center located in the Tokyo Sales Office. The gala featured exhibits and sales of items like smartphone cases and canvas prints made by 11 popular, young artists.

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  • Marker’s Base original merchandise printed using a UV printer

    UV printers play key role in success of shared factory Makers’ Base (Part 2)

    08/28/2017 Events & Tradeshows, Digital Printing

    In the second part of this series, Junpei Matsuda, COO of Makers’ Inc. explains how UV printers are used at the workshop as well as plans he has in store for the future, and also provides insight into some of the success stories he has observed.

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