Large Format Printing News

New Kid on the Block – Mactac wallCHALKER

MACtac have just released a new product to their portfolio with wallCHALKER. wallCHALKER is a true black slightly textured vinyl that elevates the humble chalkboard into a dynamic new media for commercial and residential use. ... Read More

Ken Duncan’s REAL Australia Landscape Photo Awards 2015

Due to excessive manipulation, 1 in 5 photographic entries at the 2015 World Press Photo Awards were rejected by judges. To celebrate the practive of Photo Realism, Ken Duncan has created a new photographic competition putting the focus on the beauty of the Australian landscape. Well known for his vibrant panoramic landscape images, Ken Duncan believes the time […] ... Read More

Win a Seiko watch at Printex

The precision engineering behind the Seiko ColorPainter M64s is the result of a long tradition of high-tech engineering from the Japanese company Seiko. To celebrate the promotion of the ColorPainter M64s at PrintEx this year, DES will be giving away one Seiko Prospex Diver Scuba Kinetic Watch valued at over $600 daily at PrintEx. This valuable timepiece will be won by […] ... Read More

Photography Explained with Ken Duncan

This Saturday 28th of March, Ken Duncan is hosting a photography workshop in Hobart, Tasmania for photography enthusiasts. Open to beginners and advanced photographers alike Ken is conducting a classroom-style seminar to share his knowledge, passion and experience. Ken will unravel the mysteries of photography with tricks and technical tips to help you create better images. Book your […] ... Read More

Printex 15

If producing accurate colour is important to your business you need to come and see DES at stand 1732 at Printex 13-15 May 2015 at the Sydney Showground, Sydney Olympic park. DES specializes in supplying innovative, colour managed and productive digital workflow solutions into the colour critical markets of signage, packaging and commercial printing. In today’s markets […] ... Read More

Chuck Close & Awagami

“As the collector and gallerist Jung Lee said to me, “To an artist, paper is like a drug.” Simply place a piece of fresh paper in front of an artist and he or she will become euphoric, stimulated, and creative; take the paper away, and the artist may experience the same pangs of withdrawal I […] ... Read More

Awagami Fine Art Paper

On a sourcing trip to Japan late 2014, DES director Ian Clare visited family owned paper mill Awagami Factory in Tokushima, Japan. The fine art inkjet paper samples he returned with display the true unique quality of traditional washi paper making practices. Knowing Awagami would sit well within the DES range of fine art inkjet media, Ian Clare […] ... Read More

Express Yourself: Romance Was Born for Kids

Merging fashion and innovation, the National Gallery of Victoria introduce Express yourself: Romance Was Born for Kids, a NGVforKIDS project. In their first-ever kids’ exhibition Anna Plunkett and Luke Sales from Romance Was Born have created three unique and deeply imaginative spaces, designed specifically to encourage children to express their creativity. PhotoTex has been used to breathe life into […] ... Read More

DES and Seiko

We are proud to announce a new partnership with Seiko Infotech. DES will now be a distribution partner for the Seiko ColorPainter M-64s wide format printer range. The Seiko SIIT ColorPainter M-64s printer impresses with its ability to deliver extraordinary print speeds and picture quality combined with vivid colour and durable inks. This machine should be […] ... Read More


PhotoTex is a patented, re-positional adhesive fabric that can be easily applied almost anywhere, then removed and reused as desired. PhotoTex is a peel and stick, polyester fabric, adhesive material that can be installed on virtually any flat surface (indoor and out) in any weather condition and then removed and reused many times over. PhotoTex is easily applied […] ... Read More

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