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Custom Photo Mural on Wallpaper Adds a Local Touch to Restaurant Decor

tower room entry-web readyMany LexJet customers know there’s much more you can do with a wide-format inkjet printer than output great-looking enlargements on canvas or make exhibition prints.

For example, many pro photographers now sell custom photography to businesses that want add a touch of local flavor to their interior décor.  Recently, photographer Norman Gilbert sent us this shot that shows him standing in front of an 80 x 120-in. mural in the entranceway to The Tower Room Restaurant on the top floor of the tallest building in Memphis (which is 33 stories high).

The mural is a composite of 14 photos Gilbert shot from the Tower Room. Starting with a dramatic look downward toward the street in broad daylight, the mural transitions through street scenes shot at twilight and culminates with a view of the Memphis skyline at night.

Gilbert printed the composite file in three 40 x 80 in. sections onto WallPro inkjet-printable wallpaper from LexJet. WallPro is an11-mil, commercial-grade, latex-saturated, nylon-reinforced wallpaper.

To print this job, Gilbert used ImagePrint RIP software with his Epson Stylus Pro 9600. After a protective spray was applied to the printed panels, the mural was installed by professional wallpaper hangers using traditional wallpaper paste.

WallPro is just one option for inkjet-printing wall murals. Many photographers now use Photo Tex PSA Fabric for photo murals, because the goof-proof repositionable adhesive on the back makes it possible for anyone to install wall murals. No special training is required.

To learn more about materials that can be used to produce custom wall murals, contact one of the helpful account specialists at LexJet at 800-453-9538. We’d be happy to suggest the right inkjet-printable material for whatever type of décor project you have in mind.

Norman  Gilbert combined 14 images shot from the Tower Room Restaurant to create a mural for the restaurant.
Norman Gilbert combined 14 images shot from the Tower Room Restaurant to create a mural for the restaurant.

Since 1994, LexJet has helped tens of thousands of business owners, photographers, artists, and designers prosper by helping them select the best digital-printing equipment, materials, software, and finishing systems for their operations.

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