Are you ready for Print18?

In just a few short weeks, Print18 opens in one of our favorite locations.  If you have not yet registered, now is the time.  This yearly event is here to help GROW your knowledge and your business.  With over 75 education sessions and hundreds of exhibitors, this event continually brings the latest and greatest of […]

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5 years of InkOnDaPaper

Today marks a huge milestone for the InkOnDaPaper team.  It was 5 years ago today, August 22nd, when we founded this little blog.  We were sitting in a small apartment kitchen in Chicago’s River North neighborhood when our wives told us we should “STOP TALKING ABOUT PRINTING SO MUCH!”.  It may not have been those […]

A Washable Print Advertisement

This creative poster does a lot more than raise brand awareness.  Full Tilt Cycle is a cycling studio located in Peterborough, Ontario and their most recent ad campaign has a unique twist.  The poster reads, Sweat. Rinse. Repeat. and the letters of the poster are removable detergent based letters.  This creates a washable print advertisement. […]

Help Save the Bees with this Paper

Charles Darwin once said, “The life of man would be made extremely difficult if the bee disappeared.”  In this day and age, Bees are in trouble.  The average bee has to fly farther and farther to find the plants they need and this creates exhaustion and loss of life.  Consider this paper a “Red Bull” […]

L.L.Bean’s Clever New Print Ad

Marketing should embody exactly what your brand stands for.  Not just communicate your brand, but BE the brand.  L.L.Bean had a recent example that we feel hits the nail right on the head.  This clever new print ad that is barely there until activated by sunlight. Yep, that’s correct, you have to physically go outside […]

Inside the Pantone Color Factory – A Look Inside

Designers and artists all over the world use Pantone’s color factory produced guides to make sure their blue is actually blue. Like a Webster’s dictionary for color, Pantone guides are a standard against which anyone can check their own work. Just who is Pantone?  Pantone Inc. is a corporation headquartered in Carlstadt, New Jersey.[1] The company is best known […]