Pantone Color of the Year for 2016

The Pantone Color of the Year for 2016 is Rose Quartz & Serenity I love posting about the Pantone color of the year and 2016 will be no different.  I picture a room full of designers using words for colors...

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A Look Inside the Pantone Color Factory

Inside the Pantone color factory, where the world gets its colors Designers and artists all over the world use Pantone’s color guides to make sure their blue is actually blue. Like a Webster’s dictionary for color, Pantone guides are a...

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Offset vs. Digital Papers

Offset vs. digital papers: does the choice matter? “While it is possible to run some offset sheets on digital presses and vice versa without problems, it’s taking an unnecessary risk,” said Mike Blanco, GPA’s director of R & D and...

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Six Unique Marketing Uses of Print

We sure hope you haven’t hit that Friday Funk.  If you have, perhaps these six unique marketing uses of print will zest up your day and recharge your creative batteries.  Marketing and print have long gone hand in hand, but...

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Digital Finishing and How it Enhances Print

Digital finishing technology delivers a world of possibilities and opportunities to professional finishers and print service providers. Finishing technology from such companies as MGI, Scodix, and Esko among others, add value to the printed material, to create new sales possibilities...

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What is Screen Printing?

Garment Printing in the UK put out a great overview on screen printing.What is Screen Printing?  How does the image get from my computer screen, to the Tshirt I am wearing?  This walk-through should be all you need to know....

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Blame the Fanatny Rod

Problems on press?!?! – Sappi “Off Register” has a great solution to hold your client off – blame the fanatny rod.  Nothing like a solid chuckle to start your Friday morning.  Big thanks to Sappi and their team for this...

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