Graham Rouse

Graham is the owner of Rouse Technologies LLC, Clemson, SC USA. He has 30+ years professional experience in the balloon industry. He produces, publishes, exhibits and teaches balloon arts worldwide. He has 5 patents on technologies for balloon professionals. He is the creator of seminal innovations for the balloon industry: (1) structuring balloon sculptures from inside (2) building balloon displays with aperture frameworks (3) manufacturing film balloons in connected series. Graham's companies manufacture, distribute, teach and support Rouse Matrix Systems™ brand, Expand-And-Load™ balloon grid frames Google More Rouse: "MadeWithBalloons"       "JustRouseIt"      "Rouse Matrix"

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  1. INVITATION TO “Get Started Again! ” With Balloons — 3 comments
  2. [#2 of ] THE 4 BEST BALLOON INNOVATIONS IN 33 YEARS — 2 comments
  3. MAGIC APPS MadeWithBalloons™ — 2 comments
  4. JUST FACE IT! — 1 comment
  5. 30 R-E-A-L™ SHAPES MadeWithBalloons™ — 1 comment

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#MadeWithBalloons™ with #RouseMATRIX™ #BalloonGrids™ and licensed #RouseAPPS™ technniques

MEET  “BIG  RED“ Big Red is our JustRouseIt™ educational    initiative   for   2017. It is known more formally as RouseED™ and it looms large in our plans for this new year.   BIG RED IS SO GOOD IT COMES WITH A GUARANTEE Students will be satisfied that what they learn will make them more …

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FOOTBALL FEVER Is Coming to Your Town!

Composite picture of Rouse Matrix images from articles related to FOOTBALL FEVER MadeWithBalloons™

    FOOTBALL FEVER IS COMING TO YOUR TOWN     HERE ARE 12 TIPS  on how to treat that fever. You will build fans among the fans of football and build profits for your business MadeWithBalloons™. FOOTBALL FEVER – 12 Tips For A Great Marketing Lineup     Here are links to more football related,  RouseABOUT™ resources …

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SDS™, RMS™ & GRIDZ™ TECHNOLOGIES – How They Are Important To You


This week’s RouseABOUT Your Success MadeWithBalloons links you to one article and to six reference documents just in case you want to get down to the “nitty-gritty” behind the thoughts in the article.. The article is about the value to you of patented technology behind today’s most popular balloon grid frames. The article shares some great opportunities …

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"SARAH" glowing backdrop MadeWithBalloons™ and ouse Mtrix™ Expand-and-Load balloon grid frames

. MAKE BALLOONS GLOW AND CUSTOMERS RADIANT!  Most latex balloons  are translucent and capable of the most glorious glow when lighted from behind. You will find marvelous examples in the articles linked here.  That special glow from the balloons you display can make your customers radiant themselves and eager to come back to you the next …

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RouseABOUT Your Success Newsletter cover for the "Make It Even Better" issue

    START WITH THE BEST The large sculpture entry above won a top award at IBAC (International Balloon Arts Convention) in the 1990’s. It was a glitzy, space age, 22′ dome of AIR FILLED (no helium required), gold and silver Microfoils from Pioneer Balloon Company. You see the golden glow above on the outside. The …

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MAGIC APPS MadeWithBalloons™

RouseABOUT Your Success newsletter cover for "The Magic Is In The Application" issue

Our fourth nominee for the 4 Best Balloon Innovations In 33 Years is known as RouseAPPS™. RouseAPPS earns this high ranking by breaking down the magic of advanced technologies into small practical steps; steps that will advance your balloon art and business when you apply them. We introduce a dozen of those “magic” RouseAPPS™ below. #RouseAPPS™ RouseAPPS are applications …

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“R-E-A-L™ BALLOON ART” – #3 Of The 4 Best Balloon Innovations In 33 Years

RouseABOUT newsletter, REAL-Rouse-Expand-And-Load™ balloon art cover-01

Our third nominee for The 4 Best Balloon Innovations In 33 Years is  “R-E-A-L™ Balloon Art”.  At 23 years old it is still early in its development. Yet, it offers powerful advantages, now, to those who use it for graphics, sculpture and general decorations MadeWithBalloons™. . . R-E-A-L™ BALLOON ART The third innovation that we rank among the four best  of  the …

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"RouseABOUT Your Success" newsletter cover design with balloon canopy made with Rouse Pre-Linked Roll Balloons.

Last week we suggested that a 32 year old balloon innovation be given a spot among THE 4 BEST BALLOON INNOVATIONS IN 33 YEARS It was an innovation KNOWN around the world.   This week we propose that a 28 year old idea join that elite group. Only, this innovation is virtually UNKNOWN across our balloon industry. [#2]  PRE-LINKED “ROLL” BALLOONS You …

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Cover illustration for RouseABOUT Your Success™ newsletter showing a balloon flower growing under harsh conditions

MY  NOMINEES The last 1/3 century has brought many innovations that help us “Blossom And Grow With Balloons”. My nominees for the best 4 are Rouse original innovations that belong in the tool box and skill set of every balloon professional.. Check them out. Then put them to work for you. They are guaranteed to help …

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“CLIMB HIGHER!” For Your Success MadeWithBalloons™

"Climb Higher" RouseABOUT cover illustration

“CLIMB HIGHER !” For Your Success MadeWithBalloons™  I love this original balloon creation from Guido Verhoef and Micha De Haan.  It reminds me to keep climbing toward my balloon goals. It reminds me also that my life adventure and my success are to be found more in the climb than in the clouds at the top. …

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