The Sears Catalogs of Christmas Past

I was catching up on a few missed episodes of Jimmy Fallon and during one interview he stopped to reminisce about the Sears catalogs of his childhood.  How he would “fold over corners of the pages of things that they...

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The End of Global Brands

If you were among those kids who had Kellogg’s cornflakes on the breakfast table, drank a Coke from time to time, enjoyed your favorite KitKat, and, after you got a little older, have always used Tide, don’t expect the next...

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How Thermochromic Ink Works

In life, the only thing that stays the same is change. The only exception to that rule, of course, is the color of paint on your car. You might really hate that lime green, but there is no way —...

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So You Want to Be a Print Designer?

Print design is a varied category of commercial art. Graphic designers in the industry of print design find themselves working on magazine layouts, book covers and layouts, catalogs, greeting cards, packaging, textile prints, and more. It’s a long, fantastic list...

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The Color Bar

No, not a place where you go after work to get your favorite magenta or cyan colored drinks.  The color bar has been helping press control for years, but here is a bit more info about them and how they...

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7 Fun Examples of Interactive Print Ads

Here are 7 print ads that should get spark some creativity on a dull morning.  The interactive print ads take ink and paper to a new level. 1) Glacial If you’ve ever wanted to speed up the beer-cooling process, you’ll understand...

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XCMYK Four-Color Expanded Gamut Printing

ALEXANDRIA, Ca. — December 2, 2016 — Idealliance, the industry association representing all facets of the global media supply chain, has released a new dataset and profiles supporting XCMYK four-color expanded gamut printing. After 26 international test runs over 15...

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