Busting more Myths about Print and Paper

Busting more Myths about Print and Paper Two Sides is at it again! ~Source: Two Sides Two Sides North America (originally called Two Sides U.S.) was launched in 2012 with members from the Graphic Communications Industry to create a forum for members to work together and share experiences; improve standards and practices; and maximize customer confidence […]

10 MInd-Blowing Talks about Design

10 Amazing Talks about Design that will Blow Your Mind by Julya Buhain . July 1st, 2014 Get your shot of creative espresso by checking out these amazing talks about design. Sometimes, it’s really easy to lose inspiration and drive. Between the deadlines and hectic schedules – sometimes we find ourselves wayward with our creativity, […]

Landa to unveil digital presses at Drupa

Landa has announced that its lineup of offset quality Nanographic Printing presses at Drupa will include sheetfed presses running at 13,000 B1 sheets per hour as well as one meter-wide (41 inch) web presses printing on plastic packaging films. The Company will also unveil Landa Nano-Metallography, a zero-waste metallization technology that will halve the cost […]

“Print Drives America” On the Road

New York – Printing Industries Alliance has announced that Marty Maloney their Executive Vice President is taking his presentation “Print Drives America” on the road. The presentation clearly positions and proves that Print is the dominant media! The presentation made its debut in a 50th floor CitiGroup meeting room in Long Island City last month. […]

Compostable Mushroom Based Packaging

Mushroom Based Packaging was talked about a few years ago, but Ecovative has really taken this concept to the next level over the past year.  This renewable, natural and home-compostable packaging material is healthy for the planet, and maybe even your packaging budget.  No petro chemicals or plastic materials are involved here at all.  Only […]

Pass the Word: Print Drives America

Printing is far bigger and much more influential than many people give it credit for. It’s time to correct the perception. It probably will come as no surprise to hear that the perception of printing is far below where it should be. The reality, however, is that print is dominant among the media. That’s a […]

IKEA’s Switching to Mushroom-based Packaging

You read that correctly. Mushroom-based Packaging Ikea plans to use packaging made with mushrooms as an eco-friendly replacement for polystyrene, the Swedish retail giant has revealed. The flat-pack furniture retailer is looking at using the biodegradable “fungi packaging” as part of its efforts to reduce waste and increase recycling, Joanna Yarrow, head of sustainability for […]

The Psychology of Color in Marketing and Branding

The psychology of color as it relates to persuasion is one of the most interesting–and most controversial–aspects of marketing. The reason: Most of today’s conversations on colors and persuasion consist of hunches, anecdotal evidence and advertisers blowing smoke about “colors and the mind.” To alleviate this trend and give proper treatment to a truly fascinating […]

ROI from your Production Inkjet Press

Getting the greatest return on investment from your production inkjet press involves a number of steps. Print service providers must prepare for the addition of this sophisticated equipment, must ensure a match between the equipment and their staffs’ skills and finally, must fill that machine with volume. But often, the key to success is less […]

Print’s not dead

We’ve heard it said many times: Print is dead. But startups are questioning this idea. “It’s just like in retail [where] people are saying stores are dead,” said Ethan Song, co-founder of menswear startup Frank & Oak. “[Stores] used to be the main thing, and they’re not anymore. But they’re still very impactful.” Frank & […]