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Digital pigment prints (sometimes called giclée prints) are now recognised world wide for their superiority over other print technologies in terms of their wide colour gamut and their longevity.

Digital printing developed in the early 1990s - the first art exhibition to feature digital prints took place in New York in 1992 (featuring the work of Graham Nash, formerly of Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young).

Early digital prints suffered from poor resolution and poor longevity. Prints began to fade within a few years of being produced. This led to considerable concern in the art world and gave digital prints a poor reputation.

Since then, technological developments in equipment and inks have advanced considerably.The first pigment inks were first used in professional digital printing in 1998. These new inks were colour-stable for between 50 and 150 years depending on the type of paper used.

Today, most digital pigment prints are colour-stable for between 100 and 300 years, and print resolution is greater than can be resolved by the human eye. Modern pigment prints now meet or exceed the conservation requirements of art galleries and museums. And they have gained wide acceptance among artists and art collectors.

Please contact us at our studio in Dublin, Ireland, to discuss your requirements.