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Getting started with Screen Printing

At SFXC, Screen Printing is in our blood. We specialise in water-based inks and coatings which are just ideal for this versatile printing method.

Harvey Lloyd Screens | Screen Printing

Have a read to find out more about screen printing, what things you can print onto and the best products for the job!

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What is Liquid Crystal?

Beautiful but sensitive (just like the most fascinating things in life!), Liquid Crystal is a living protein that reacts to changes in temperature. Between 24C to 29C, it transitions between the colours red, green and blue!

Liquid Crystal

When not heated, Liquid Crystal appears black. Read on to learn about its versatile properties and how it can be used . . .

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Glow in the Dark FAQs

We get lots of questions about our Glow in The Dark products (inks + pigments).

SFXC Glow in the Dark Powder 

We've had a chat with Oliver, our Material Scientist to get all the answers you've been searching for . . .

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SFXC creates the World's Largest Colour Changing Floor at The Tate Modern!

SFXC is proud to have advised upon, researched for and orchestrated the world's largest colour changing, Thermochromic floor.


Installed in the Tate Modern's Turbine Hall in collaboration with Tania Bruguera, this Hyundai commission was called "10,142,926" relating to mass migration within 1 year.
Read on to learn how we tackled this immense project!

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Cleaning up our act at the O2 Arena!

SFXC were challenged with creating a colour changing coating for one of the biggest music venues in the world . . .

Cif The O2 Arena SFXC Toilet Urinal Blog Post

Read on! It was certainly one of the most unique project's we've done!

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SFXC Smart Materials in Space!

Thermochromics change colour at different temperatures. We set out to demonstrate the unique ways you can use this super material . . .

SFXC in Space | Thermochromics

It turns out, the possibilities really are out of this world! Read more to go up, up and away!

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Glitter . . . the ultimate finishing touch!

Show-stopping . . . jaw-dropping, glitter fascinates us all . . .

Glitter Pigment Powder

Discover how glitter is manufactured and get ideas for incorporating this sparkling material into your art, products and life!

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Secure a Colourful Future

Fraudsters, Forgery and Colour Changing Coatings . . .

Read our blog post to discover which materials keep your information top-secret and secure!

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A Change Over Time . . .

Thermochromic materials have infinite possibilities!

Thermochromic ink

Read about our exciting art installation collaboration with Material Evolution Lab!

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It's a Kinda Magic . . .

. . . that pigments and powders can appear to change colour when viewed from different angles!

SFXC Colour Shifting Pigments

How does the effect work? Find out what other applications Colour Shift pigment can be used - it's not just cars!

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