Category Archives: PRINT!

Printing. Broader Than You Think!

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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A quick lesson in Distortion Printing

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

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Counterfeiters Keeping it Old School

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

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The Spread of Printing

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

Farnsworth-Munsell 100 HueColor Vision Test

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

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The Printing Museum

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.

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Printing Me

        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

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