Xavier Cortada, “Diatom,” archival ink on aluminum, 36″ x 18″, 2014.

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This high definition metal print is locally hand-crafted using vegetable-based dye inks on recycled aluminum. It showcases diatoms, sun-loving, single-cell organisms that harness the power of the sun to convert carbon dioxide into life-giving oxygen. Cortada believes that we should all harness the same power to create more clean energy in the Sunshine State.


More About Our Limited Edition Metal Prints

The works are hand-crafted locally on 0.045″ thick recycled aluminum. It is created with a dye that is vegetable based, so they don’t contain the VOC’s that are harmful to humans and the environment. They are made one at a time as the orders are placed, so please be patient.

Our High Definition Printing process is called dye sublimation on Aluminum, dye sublimation produces the HD Prints on Metal, gives unsurpassed details with astonishing results. The image is infused into the aluminum with pressure and heat process; it is not printed. The image is inside the material not on the surface, as a result, it is waterproof and scratch resistant, regular printing is not

Our 8 colors output gives Outstanding Color Range & Pure Luminescence even with complex gradients. The amazing process gives a scratch-resistant glass-like surface that is waterproof & cleanable.

Our Metal Prints are ready to hang and 100% aluminum, we do not use any foam, mdf or wood on the back of the prints, our floating back frames are made of aluminum.

They come ready to hang, just put the provided screws into the wall.
The unique custom aluminum hanging systems are included.


Additional information

Dimensions 36 x 18 in
Metal Print Details

100% Recycled Aluminum, Eco-Friendly Inks, Hand-Crafted Locally, Waterproof


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