ASI Show Details!

What a show!  The ASI Show Chicago was amazing.  So much to see.  So little time.  I walked the floor for well over 4 hours yesterday – just taking it all in.  Such a huge world of PRINTED products.  You can print on anything – and shows like this just remind me of that.  The […]

Big news for this direct mail company

Press release from the issuing company Wheeling, IL – SG360º a Segerdahl company has announced the acquisition of the direct mail printing company, Lehigh Direct, a division of VISANT. This proudly brings together two of the nation’s premier direct mail companies, which combined have a history of serving direct marketers nationally for almost 150 years. […]

The ASI Show Chicago is Rolling Through

The ASI Show starts next Wednesday here in Chicago.  McCormick Place will fill itself with everything from printed towels and t-shirts, through trinkets and even printed food.  This is the “other side” of the print industry.  A HUGE avenue for branded materials, that I am just now familiarizing myself with.  Because this procurement space is so […]

Choosing the Best Typeface

Choosing the best typeface can be hard.  100 years or so ago, there were 10 choices and they all looked vastly different.  Investing in a typeface was a process, and a heavy one at that.  100’s of small metal chunks just to make up one size of one typeface.  In this era, typefaces are created and […]

HydroGraphics – The Water Transfer Process

To round out our “Ink on ANY substrate” week, we featuring Hydropgraphics (as promised).  Very few have had the opportunity to explore Hydrographics in a live – hands on – environment, but you may have seen videos of the process before online. Simply put (and according to  – “HydroGraphics, also known as immersion printing, water transfer printing, water […]

Spatial Print by Unicorn Graphics

Spatial Print by Unicorn Graphics In keeping with the theme of the week Ink on Any Substrate today we learn more about Spatial Print. Thanks to our friends at Unicorn Graphics we have provided an overview of this ultra cool printing process. Take a look and let us know what you think! Printing as an […]