Although traditionally an exterior signage material, Dibond continues to be integrated into the world of fine art. Its rigidity and smooth surface enables the material to be painted, mounted and cut with ease allowing a variety of artists around the world to utilize it. Each of the featured artists transforms the material, showcasing both versatility and innovation.
The Luce Museum at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville opened in 2008 with an abundance of historical displays set to showcase the unique history of the University. Available to students, faculty and the Platteville community, the displays and archives explore the University’s rich historical references dating back to the 1860s.
Contemporary artist and graphic designer Ian Kirkpatrick recently completed a commissioned piece for Oxford University Museum of Natural History. The piece was in response to the museum’s temporary exhibition, “Settlers: Genetics, Geography and the peopling of Britain,” and featured a series of digitally printed Dibond aluminum composite panels.
Stephanie Hatten of Sh-Interiors approached the print experts at Artisan HD to assist in a project she had for the DIY Network series “The Shatner Project.” The show follows the Shatners as they remodel their home and interior designer, Hatten, commissioned Artisan for the interior art prints.
The hoarding specialists at Spiral Colour assist their client in new applications from start to finish. The team is uniquely involved in the hoarding process from its initial design to its installation, ensuring the highest quality finished product. The team was commissioned by Trustford to create and install their Wilmslow hoarding.
Artist Chila Kumari Burman has been active in the artistic community since the mid-1980s. Her works explore the concept of femininity as it relates specifically to Asian women, breaking down typical stereotypes through her artistic expression.
All rigid substrates are not created equal.
That’s the philosophy adhered to by employees at Kalamazoo, Mich.-based Agio Imaging, a large-format custom print solution provider, when determining the best rigid substrate for graphic displays. When PVC (polyvinyl chloride) is deemed the best solution for creating interior signage, Agio Imaging turns to Sintra® graphic display board by 3A Composites USA.
Arizona print specialists, ArtisanHD, recently completed a new wall print for local Scottsdale artist, Jennifer Hoffman. The team at Artisan has, in the past, specified Dibond aluminum composite for a number of local artists including Emily Randolph and Linda Enger.