Digital Printing

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Shop Small this Season with Domanda Design

This holiday season, we hope you shop from local entrepreneurs and small businesses, whether online or in person. And when you do, don’t forget about our sister store Domanda Design which we launched in the fall of 2020. It features a variety of home and lifestyle items available with your favorite Design Pool patterns. All products are printed on-demand and shipped directly to you. We love this business model because only the things purchased get produced, so there is no...

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Design Pool for Wide-format Impressions

Did you know that Design Pool contributes a monthly article to Wide-format Impressions? It's true. Since September 2021, Design Pool has been writing regularly for their blog. All of our posts focus on printers and the opportunities available to them to grow their businesses in the interior design market. Our goal is to educate printers on important information like how to speak the same language as a designer and what trends to watch. Here are 3 articles on Wide-format Impressions we...

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Design Pool as a Resource for Digital Printers

Digital printers partner with Design Pool for a range of reasons. Usually, they are looking to expand their business into new markets and are looking for a resource to help them grow quickly. We are set up to help printers grow their businesses in two ways. First, we funnel requests from interior designers through our website directly to printers. Second, printers use our Design Pool as a resource and tool to access hundreds of designs and grow their business. ...

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How We Vet Our Printing Partners

Design Pool partners with digital printers to make on-demand, low-waste manufacturing accessible to the commercial interior design community. Our printers have the capacity to print on a wide range of different substrates and offer a range of options. Currently, we work with eight digital printers, and that number keeps growing. Our number one priority is for customers to have a good experience and we want to be sure printers deliver high-quality goods with exceptional customer service. For this reason, we...

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Spot Color or Process Color

For designers, our work speaks through color. On its own, the language of color can sometimes be confusing. So too can the language of printing that color. When printing, printers apply color to a surface in two different ways. A printer either uses spot color or process color. Neither process is superior; they’re just different. Choosing which method to use depends on what works best for your project. In order to make the right decision, you must first understand the...

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Spotlight: Acrylic by Chroma Imaging

Chroma Imaging became a Design Pool partner in early 2021 to offer Design Pool users an option for printing on a wide range of different products, such as wood and acrylic. Based in Herndon, Virginia, with another location in Kissimmee, Florida, Chroma Imaging is a design and production company. They specialize in large format printing and custom visual solutions. Chroma Imaging printed our entire booth for NeoCon 2021 and was a dream to work with to make our vision a reality....

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Spotlight: Acoustical Panels by Image Craft

Image Craft became a Design Pool partner in the spring of 2021. Based in Phoenix, Arizona, Image Craft is nationally recognized for its design, production, and execution of visual communications, with a focus on environmental graphics. Image Craft is our partner for printing sound-absorbing wallcoverings and acoustical panels. These panels are perfect for permanent or temporary walls. Our Radio Waves group of patterns, part of The Cryptology Collection, was printed on Image Craft's acoustical panels. The group was named a...

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Spotlight: Light Lens Tiles by Ceiling Scenes

Ceiling Scenes became a Design Pool partner in 2022 to offer our users printed ceiling options. Based in Warren, Michigan, Ceiling Scenes prints two different types of ceiling tiles, light lens tiles and acoustic tiles. The light lens tiles offer an interior designer the opportunity to transform a space visually while illuminating a design element. The tiles are polycarbonate sheets with the transparency of glass but are half the weight and 200 times stronger. They are printed on the back...

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Spotlight: Privacy Screen by KwickScreen

KwickScreen has been a Design Pool partner since we launched in 2019. According to KwickScreen, their privacy screen "products are designed to help improve infection control in partnership with hospitals around the world. Established over 12 years ago, we are used by every NHS trust in the UK and over 200 hospitals in the USA." Our only partner based outside of the United State, KwickScreen's portable screens are easy to set up, store, and move around a space quickly. During...

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Spotlight: Ceiling Tiles by Ceiling Scenes

Ceiling Scenes became a Design Pool partner in 2022 to offer our users an option for printing on ceiling tiles. Based in Warren, Michigan, Ceiling Scenes prints two different types of ceiling tiles, light lens tiles and acoustic tiles. These tiles offer an interior designer the opportunity to transform a space visually while softening noise or illuminating a design element. Things to know about ceiling tiles: Available sizes are 24" x 24" or 24" x 48"They are only available in thickness....

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