Fine art prints are available in three state-of-the-art MEDIUMS:
Dye-Sublimation Metal Prints (most popular)
Sublimation onto metal is a new, cutting edge way to reproduce an image. Sublimation itself is the process of going from a solid, to a gas, and back to a solid - skipping the liquid state. The image is first printed onto a transfer paper and then is adhered to pretreated aluminum. The aluminum and transfer paper are placed into a custom heat press, which is heated to temperatures exceeding 380 degrees Fahrenheit. While being subjected to extreme heat and pressure, the dyes from the transfer paper turn into a gas, are pressed into the surface of the metal, and then solidify into the treated aluminum. As the dyes cool they are permanently infused beneath the surface of the metal substrate.
Archival: Aluminum prints will not fade or lose color.
Scratch Resistant: Dyes are infused beneath the exterior coating through sublimation. This makes it more durable than traditional paper and canvas imaging because it can’t be scratched or peeled off the surface.
Fire Retardant: Sublimated aluminum holds up against high heat. Necessary for certain corporate/public environments.
Easy to Clean: No need to worry about fingerprints or blemishes. Cleaning is as simple as a microfiber cloth and household cleaner. This makes these prints perfect for public spaces and other high traffic areas.
Light Weight: While extremely rigid and durable, the 90% recycled aluminum material used is light weight and easy to hang. Even the largest of pieces are incredibly light. A 40x60” panel weighs approximately 13lbs.
Metal prints feature modern, ready-to-hang float mounts. A .75” anodized aluminum inset 1” from the edge provides a ‘floating’ aesthetic - overall, your print will sit about 1" off of the wall.
* 40x60” acrylic mounts may be subject to additional shipping fees if shipped to Nantucket