In celebration of Earth Day on April 22, 2014, Duggal Visual Solutions is excited to announce our Sustainable Green Printing certification after exceeding all aspects of rigorous daily operations monitoring for sustainability, health, safety and a two-year Continuous Improvement Program. Read more >>
WATCH as a Colorful Wind sweeps through UNIQLO. A team of Duggal craftsmen, led by production consultant Giselle Behrens, worked through the night assembling Emmanuelle Moureaux’s bright-hued, 2,400-piece composition in UNIQLO’s 34th St. and SoHo NYC stores. The 34th St. installation was captured in this exclusive HD time-lapse video.
Moureaux’s trademark display of soothing color will travel through 51 UNIQLO locations across 26 cities in 8 countries.
Abraham Poincheval’s performance exhibition, Dans la peau de l’ours (“In the skin of a bear”), began on April 1 at the Musée de la Chasse et de la Nature in Paris, requiring him to live inside the preserved carcass of a bear for approximately two weeks — eating, sleeping and even relieving himself within the confines of the bear’s remains. Though he entered the bear at exactly 11 am on April Fool’s day, this demonstration is no joke. Read more >>
The New-York Historical Society honors the era-defining work of Bill Cunningham.
Bill Cunningham: Façades is a fascinating exhibition of the legendary photographer’s time-blending portrayal of NYC in the 1960s with a fashion muse of the early 1900s. Duggal was honored to provide the New-York Historical Society consultative services while printing and mounting Cunningham’s images for the exhibition. Read more >>
Spring is in the air!
Here are a couple of great events for the month of April!
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Duggal Visual Solutions is pleased to introduce Ryan Speth as new Manager of Customer Service.
Ryan joins Duggal at our 29 W 23rd St. retail headquarters, bringing 17 years of master printing expertise serving top photographers and artists. A classically trained Zone system photographer and printer, Ryan applies traditional darkroom techniques with the latest digital technology to deliver exceptional imagery. He has led national campaigns with legendary NYC printers including Lexington Labs, ColorEdge and Chelsea Black & White. Before joining Duggal, he was President and co-owner of Gotham Imaging. Read more >>
Art and fashion meet for a cup of Starbucks coffee at UNIQLO’s flagship 5th Ave. location, home of SPRZ NY (“Surprise New York”).
In partnership with the Museum of Modern Art just around the corner, UNIQLO presents an unparalleled shopping exhibition. The store’s newly remodeled second floor is lined with hundreds of clothing items and accessories that convert the iconic works of Andy Warhol, Keith Haring, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Jack Pierson, Jackson Pollock, Lawrence Weiner and other MoMA featured artists into hip fashion statements.
As if the merging of contemporary art and style backed by pulsating music weren’t enough to pump endless inspiration into shoppers’ veins, SPRZ NY also features a full-service Starbucks and the introduction of the “Starbucks Experience,” transforming retail into a hybrid museum-coffeehouse hangout. Read more >>
A commitment to artistry and creative use of the latest retail technology take Fabergé’s storied history to new heights – or sizes – in an Easter adventure.
Millions of New Yorkers and tourists alike are on the Big Egg Hunt, with nearly 300 dazzling giant egg sculptures placed throughout the five boroughs. The eggs, designed by world-renowned creatives and brands, house beacon technology chips that interact with egg hunters on their mobile phones via the Big Egg Hunt app on iTunes or Google Play. Read more >>
Identical twins are identical, right? On the contrary, experience shows that identical twins are rarely completely the same. At birth, identical twins appear almost interchangeable. However, as time passes, that tends to change. Twins share the same genes, but their environments diverge with age. Identical twins share nearly 100% of their genes, which means that most significant physical differences are due to variations in experience.
Beijing-based photographer Gao Rongguo returned to his hometown in the Shandong Province of China to explore the physical fate of a selection of identical twins, all over the age of 50. The twins are posed face-to-face to capture their portraits. Findings showed that fate took its course. Read more >>