Counterfeiters puzzled by Canada’s plastic money

Canada’s plastic money is stumping counterfeiters. The RCMP estimate the number of fake bills passed on to retailers in 2015 dropped by 74 per cent compared with the previous year. That doesn’t mean people have given up trying to copy Canada’s banknotes — it’s just that even their best attempts to make fake cash are falling Read more about Counterfeiters puzzled by Canada’s plastic money[…]

NFL Coach Smashes Tablet and Goes Back to Paper

We agree with Bill Belichick of the New England Patriots – Paper is an awesome product!   Back in 2014, Microsoft struck a deal to supply the NFL with Surface tablets as a coaching tool.  I am sure it has many benefits … but seeing the video of Bill Belichick throw down his Microsoft Surface Read more about NFL Coach Smashes Tablet and Goes Back to Paper[…]

A Maker’s Field Guide to Texture and Color

The competition for your audiences’ attention has risen to a fever pitch. They are overwhelmed, bombarded with more-more-more, with less and less impact. What we create needs to make a powerful impression to elevate itself from the endless churn of communication. But, how? Introducing A Maker’s Field Guide to Texture and Color, an ambitious and Read more about A Maker’s Field Guide to Texture and Color[…]

Chicago Bears ticket printing is a process

  On a warm day in mid-May, a handful of Bears players lingered around the Walter Payton Center following a minicamp practice, awaiting their turn to pose in front of an enormous green screen. As a cameraman offered suggestions, the players found themselves searching for ways to entertain the lens. Adrian Amos danced, Pernell McPhee Read more about Chicago Bears ticket printing is a process[…]

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 Read more about Busting more Myths about Print and Paper[…]

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 Read more about Compostable Mushroom Based Packaging[…]

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 technical services, adding it’s critical to accommodate each press’ unique requirements. Offset presses use moderate Read more about Offset vs. Digital Papers[…]