By Gerry Mulvaney, European Sales Manager, Landa Digital Printing Eleven days in May and June gave me insight into a number of different print businesses that I do not normally encounter in my daily life as a Landa Business Manager. My many years in offset lithography has given me significant insight into commercial printing, but
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Distortion Printing is a pretty cool trick if you haven’t seen it before. Printing a flat substrate, then vacuum forming/molding the material to create the final product. Since the image will be bent around an object it needs to be printed in a matter that allows for shrinkage and expansion in certain areas. Here’s a pretty cool
Seriously – I bet you bought a Mother’s Day card. The majority of you, statistics show, bought more than 2. According to the Greeting Card Association, about 133 Million Mother’s Day cards are sold each year. The average per consumer, 2.8 Mother’s Day cards. That’s a WHOLE LOTTA paper, ink, glitter, lace, and UV coating! The greeting
On January 4 of this year, a Vermont State Police trooper stopped a vehicle on Interstate 89 in Royalton for a minor traffic offense. During the stop, police records indicate, the trooper discovered approximately $1,000 worth of counterfeit $20 bills in the vehicle. The driver, a 24-year-old tattoo artist from Brockton, Mass., was taken into
We always talk about the current state of the industry, or the birth of it. Never the middle. IODP now brings you a graphic that can visually show you the “Spread of Printing”. From birth to the 1900’s. Enjoy! The Spread of Printing
NEW YORK—Sources close to print, the method of applying ink to paper in order to convey information to a mass audience, have confirmed that the declining medium passed away early Thursday morning. The influential means of communication was 1,803. Print, which had for nearly two millennia worked tirelessly to spread knowledge around the globe in
The Farnsworth-Munsell 100 hue test is one of the most famous color vision tests available. It belongs to the group of hue discrimination, also called arrangement tests. Another famous test in this group is the Farnsworth D15 arrangement test. The aim of the test is to order the shown color plates in the correct order—any
The Printing Museum was founded as the Museum of Printing History in 1979 by Raoul Beasley, Vernon P. Hearn, Don Piercy, and J. V. Burnham, four Houston printers with passions for preserving their vast collections and sharing them with the community. It was chartered in 1981 and had its official opening in 1982 with Dr.
Prepress & Printing Process: How to Talk to Your Printing Company Companies, designers, and graphic artists rarely understand the printing process. Usually, a crash course in print processes opens up to a great learning experience, but it can inflict a lot of stress. The printing process is incredibly detailed with multiple steps and stages. Creating and maintaining
Once you read this article – the title “Printing Me” might not sound so ridiculous. 3D Printing is getting closer than ever before when it comes to printing YOU. In A state-of-the-art clean room, a scientist clad in a full-body containment suit, a hair net and blue gloves is preparing some