Studio

Studio Essentials
for Adobe® Illustrator®

All the tools you need to create cartons, bottles, trays and displays with stunning artwork and special materials and finishing. You’re able to share your packaging as packshots, or even in augmented reality.

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Studio Essentials consists of

  • Designer adds a 3D preview to the editor and the lets you create 3D PDF files or TIFF packshots.
  • Toolkit for Boxes is a plug-in for Adobe® Illustrator® to clean up die-drawings and fold them into a 3D shape.
  • Toolkit for Labels is a plug-in for Adobe® Illustrator® to create round objects with one or more labels.
  • Visualizer adds the finishing touch. Its patented dynamic print visualization can show a wide range of substrates, printing and finishing effects in real-time.


Studio Designer - Create packaging and labels in 3D

Designer:
design packaging in 3D in your Editor

Designer is the heart of Studio. It adds a 3D preview to the editor and the lets you create 3D PDF files or TIFF pack shots. Designer is available on Adobe® Illustrator®, ArtPro and PackEdge.

Now with support for complex multi-piece structures from ArtiosCAD.



Designer functionality
  • Add a 3D preview to your artwork editor and share 3D files
  • Place structural design files from ArtiosCAD or from one of the Studio Toolkits
  • Place Collada files from the Online Shapes Store
  • Show package in 3D with artwork
  • Show multiple artwork files on a multi-piece 3D scene
  • Navigate in 3D, zoom in on panels, automatic canvas rotation
  • Export to 3D PDF, Collada, U3D or TIFF
  • Plug-in for AI® (Mac/PC)
  • Available in ArtPro and PackEdge

Studio for Boxes:
create folded structures for Designer or Visualizer

Toolkit for Boxes is a plug-in for Adobe® Illustrator® to clean up die-drawings and fold them into a 3D shape. See your artwork on the box in 3D, find and correct mistakes and produce interactive 3D PDFs or TIFF pack shots.

Now with support for artwork on both sides of the sheet.



Studio for Boxes functionality
  • Assign folds & cuts
  • Clean up die drawings
  • Pick folding carton or corrugation board types
  • Fold up in 3D
  • Export to an ArtiosCAD file for Designer or Visualizer
  • Available as a plug-in for Adobe® Illustrator® (Mac/PC)
Studio Toolkit for Boxes - Create folded structures for Designer or Visualizer

Studio Toolkit for Labels - Avoid optical distortion of your artwork

Studio Toolkits for Labels:
avoid optical distortion of your artwork

Toolkit for Labels is a plug-in for Adobe® Illustrator® to create round objects with one or more labels. See your artwork on the label in 3D, automatically warp artwork for conical labels and produce great looking 3D PDF files.

Now with improved support for multiple labels.



Toolkit for Labels functionality
  • Import a 3D Collada file
  • Add labels to single curved parts
  • Or revolve a profile curve into a round 3D shape
  • Add flat labels to the top or bottom of revolved shapes
  • Add cylindrical or conical labels to the sides or revolved shapes
  • Calculate the label die-cut based on the 3D shape
  • Export to a Collada file for Designer and Visualizer
  • Non-destructive warp tool for conical labels (for AI®)
  • Partially a plug-in for AI®

Studio Visualizer:
packaging visualization in 3D

Visualizer adds the finishing touch. Its patented dynamic print visualization is able to show a wide range of substrates, printing and finishing effects in real-time.

With Visualizer you can share the results as images or interactive collada models, which can be viewed using the Studio Viewer on desktop, android or iOS.

The real-time images in Visualizer are ultra-realistic thanks to a patented print modeling technology. Visualizer simulates the printing and finishing operations one by one, in the correct order, and on the right substrate, even for complicated luxury packaging. So what you see, doesn’t only look great, it’s also technically feasible.

Studio Visualizer - Packaging visualization in 3D
Available materials and effects
  • Paper: gloss coated, matt coated, uncoated, textured, colored
  • Clear and white plastic film
  • Metal, (colored) glass, rigid plastic
  • Label paper (coated and uncoated), clear label paper, metalized label paper
  • CHROMOLUX® label papers and boards from M-real Zanders 1 line
  • Various AVERY DENNISSON label materials
  • Process colors
  • PANTONE® and PANTONE GOE colors (solids, pastels, metallic)
  • Spot colors and opaque spot colors
  • Screen printed (opaque) colors
 
  • Reverse printing, surface printing or recto-verso printing
  • Spot UV varnish (matt, satin, glossy)
  • Proprietary varnishes from Fujifilm® and Sakata INX®
  • Embossing and debossing, multi-level, sharp or rounded
  • Sculptured embossing
  • Die-cutting
  • Hot stamp metal foils (gold, silver or colored)
  • Cold foils (gold, silver, colored, overprinted)
  • Metallic inks (PANTONE® metallics, Eckart silver and gold pigments)
  • Kurz® Light Line holographic foils
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