We are excited to announce that AVA are exhibiting at the InPrint show in Munich 2017 for the first time!

Come and see our end to end integrated CAD solutions in Hall A6 / Stand 436, where the team will be demonstrating our software and latest features.

If you’d like to book a  demo of the AVA software at InPrint please click here

Don’t miss out!!…AVA’s Commercial Director, Duncan Ross, will be presenting at the conference on Tuesday 14th November at 15:30pm, where he will be discussing  “The key role of specialist design and colour management software, in decorative printing”



AVA 4.16 New brushes and patterns


Here at AVA we are lucky to have a team of talented Technical Solutions Advisors, who are not only technically knowledgable but have a good deal of creative flair and industry experience between them.

As part of our continuous development, they have designed and created a brand new range of  new brushes and patterns!

This interim release is live and ready for you to use as part of AVA 4.16.

The team will continue to work on new ideas and projects, so that we can keep providing you with the most creative tools and best examples of how to get the most out of your software.

If you have any questions or would like more information, please don’t hesitate to contact a member of our support team.

AVA Present at Digital Textile Printing Conference, Nov 2017

Amongst a wealth of industry knowledge and experience our Commercial Director, Duncan Ross will be presenting at the AATCC and SGIA conference, November 29th-30th  2017.

Presenting  ‘An Impartial Guide to Choosing the More Suitable Technology for Your Business’ - Duncan will explain the growth of digital printing over the past 10 years and outline key considerations for businesses when choosing a digital print solution for a typical textile business.

If you’d like more information, or want to book your place to attend the conference, please click on the image below:



The application for this competition closes 11th November!

The Silk Bureau return with more exciting news! 

As the UK’s leading digital textile printing company, for fashion and interiors, The Silk Bureau have launched their latest student competition, which this year focusses on complimentary repeating patterns.

If you are currently planning your 2017/2018 academic year project briefs or module assignments, this new competition may be of interest to you. As the competition is open until 11th November 2017, it allows plenty of time for linking into your planned work schedule and student submission dates. If this does not fit in with your plans for the next academic year, then students are still welcome to submit their own designs independent of their studies.

So what are the benefits of taking part?

  • Develop digital and computer skills.
  • Visual communication skills.
  • Surface pattern design.
  • Good assessment of professional skills desired by the fashion and interiors industry.
  • Experience of working with others in a professional environment.
  • Awareness of the digital printing process.
  • Exceptional low cost of printing bespoke design onto 100% pure silk base.

Every entry will receive 1m of printed 12m/m (53gsm) silk showing their submitted design.

The winning design will be selected by The Silk Bureau and announced on 8th January 2018. The winner will receive 5m of their design printed on 100% Silk Light Satin. It also includes a visit to the Silk Bureau’s premises where you can witness the entire digital printing process for yourself.

How to enter…

To enter this competition,  students should submit a single digital tiff file through the Silk Bureau’s website, showing both patterns www.silkbureau.co.uk/upload-form/ .Please write “Entry – Student Repeat Pattern”Competition 2017″  in the ‘comments’ box to qualify for the £30 entry fee (normally £55).

To view full details on the competition including terms and conditions, please click on the image below:

Screen Shot silk bureau comp 2017


Good Luck!!

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