Save the Date! Join NewPage September 10th!

NewPage’s Shinola – It’s Time to Shift Event on Sept 10th at Sepia in Chicago.  NewPage featured Shinola in our SHIFTERS piece, we used LAYAR to connect the brochure to this video  These are videos from YouTube/Vimeo that Shinola has...

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Pizza Box of the 21st Century

A co-worker of mine shared this custom pizza box from ECOvention.  I haven’t seen one in the field yet, but I have a feeling this design could catch on quickly. The corrugated Pizza Box is designed in a way that allows...

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Printing industry survivors must eat their own

Article Found in Crain’s Chicago By Lynne Marek August 25, 2014 Ed Rossini says his company, Palmer Printing Inc., is the last printer on Printers Row. Decades ago, it was just one of many printing houses lining Dearborn and Clark streets in the...

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A GREAT Day to be a Print Blogger

I woke up and instantly felt like today was going to be a great day.  I slept great, the alarm wasn’t “alarming” and my son was still asleep when I walked out the door.  I decided public transit was a...

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Prepare, Bring Ideas, Follow Up!

Today’s guest post is from Rachel Loftis of Theo Davis Printing. Prepare, Bring Ideas, Follow Up! You’ve been doggedly pursuing [bugging, really, if we’re being honest] the marketing director of a large technology firm for weeks now with letters, phone calls...

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A Look Inside the Paper Mill

How many of you have had an in-depth look or tour inside of a paper mill?  Most haven’t.  Personally, I have been to a few.  I visited a paper mill that used nothing but virgin fiber – harvesting forests, and...

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Responsible Paper Procurement

Responsible Paper Procurement by NewPage Corporation  Special shout out to Lindsey Barbee for the great content from NewPage Corporation. Case Study: Williams-Sonoma, Inc. Commits to Responsible Paper Procurement Williams-Sonoma, Inc., the premier specialty retailer of home furnishings and kitchen products...

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Lucas Museum Bid Book by Classic Color

  In case you missed it last week, Chicago has been named the home of the Lucas Museum.  Taken straight from their website – “The Lucas Museum of Narrative Art will be a gathering place to experience narrative art and the evolution of...

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Score and Die

Score and Die-The process of offline die-cutting and scoring Check out this video from Trish Witkowski where she explores the process of offline die-cutting and scoring.  

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