Recent Light-Works Projects: From Custom Printing to Large-Scale Displays

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Well into my 40th year of running Light-Works, I’m amazed at the diverse and wide-reaching work that we do for our clients. Restaurants are bound by their defined menus, and factories pride themselves on precise manufacturing day in and day out. Custom printers like us, however, use the same tools with an infinite variety of […]

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Tintypes: The Resurgence of Printing on Aluminum

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Tintypes: The Resurgence of Printing on Aluminum

You’ve definitely seen a tintype photograph, maybe in a local antique shop or in a grandparent’s basement.The tintype process was first described in France in 1853, but then patented by Hamilton Smith in the U.S. It was a popular method of photography throughout the mid-to-late 1800’s. Due to its ease of printing production, tintype photography […]

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Light-Works Produces & Installs Wall Murals for UVMMC

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Light-Works Produces & Installs Wall Murals for UVMMC

UVM Medical Center, or UVMMC, is a sprawling hospital complex in Burlington, Vermont. The hospital expends a great deal of effort to beautify their walls with artwork, color, and messaging. As printers and installers of graphic panels and wall murals, Light-Works’ job is to ensure that UVMMC’s branding and message are represented, as well as […]

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Custom Marketing Graphics for B&J’s Burlington Scoop Shop…. and More

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Custom Marketing Graphics for B&J’s Burlington Scoop Shop…. and More

We’re starting a new feature, a little look into what’s going on at Light-Works: cool projects, new technology, and our staff. We Started off With Exciting New Projects for Pepsi and Burton Snowboards 2017 has been full of action at Light-Works. Starting with the installation of our new award winning Fuji Acuity 28, with double […]

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The Nuts & Bolts of Image Resolution

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The Nuts & Bolts of Image Resolution

The most common issue we see with artwork submitted for high quality printed graphics is image resolution, or lack thereof.  Years gone by, this wasn’t so critical, as a good negative or transparency could be enlarged or scanned to exact resolution specs needed for the printing.   Now, in the world of digital camera images, […]

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