The Business Cards of Famous People

In today’s climate of cell phone contacts, Facebook and LinkedIn, business cards may be becoming a thing of the past. Then again, they can still say a lot about you. This week, we discovered an utterly charming card used by Isaac Asimov (“natural resource” is right) and, inspired, began hunting for more famous peoples’ business […]

Is Zero Waste Packaging the Future?

Packaging has a unique role in the purchasing process. On one hand, it is meant to protect the product from contamination, through transport, and during storage, but on the other, it has to convey the message of the brand.  Just the look of a good’s packaging can communicate that the company is more expensive and […]

Airbnbmag? Yep, Airbnb has a print mag.

Airbnb is the digital disruptor to the hotel industry. Its online marketplace of short-term rentals has led to millions of hosts signing on to share their own homes, a mighty legal backlash from the hotel industry and some cities, as well as plenty of happy Airbnb guests who have booked lodging around the globe at prices […]

My Very Own Print Stone

An extra special package was waiting for me at my office upon my return to work this week.  I knew the package was coming and I quickly ripped the tape and box open.  I think I masked my excitement but I may have looked something like this as I opened it My print antique collection […]

Printing History is Bigger in Texas

Keelin Burrows is the curator of The Printing Museum in Houston. After completing a three-year curatorial fellowship at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, in the Modern and Contemporary Decorative Arts and Design Department, she applied for and was awarded this curatorial position in 2012. The museum was founded by commercial printers in the late […]