Two terms any seasoned print veteran should know in and out – Work and Turn & Work and Flop. For any print rookie – these can be hard concepts to wrap your head around. Once you realize how they are accomplished – you will realize how quickly this can save money – and become a…Continue reading Work and Flop vs. Work and Turn
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…Continue reading Are you ready for Print18?
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…Continue reading 5 years of InkOnDaPaper
From clay tablets in the third millennium B.C. to e-books in the second millennium A.D., books have played a crucial role in preserving cultures, educating the masses, and entertaining us for thousands and thousands of years. If you have ever read a book, you have Johannes Gutenberg to thank—with the invention of the printing press…Continue reading How Are You Spending National Book Lovers Day?
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.…Continue reading A Washable Print Advertisement
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”…Continue reading Help Save the Bees with this Paper
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…Continue reading L.L.Bean’s Clever New Print Ad
You may have seen some of these featured before on our site. These are the best examples of interactive print ads we could find. Massive brands like Ford, Nivea, and even Motorola use interactive ads to drive innovation and new products forward. Utilizing this modern technology and blending it with print creates a special experience…Continue reading 5 Awesome Examples of Interactive Print Ads
Photicular book printing. Ever heard of it? Not too likely. Even my spellcheck has an issue with that one. But it does exist, and man is it cool! From the mind of Dan Kainen, photicular printing is a new take on the old methods used for Lenticular Printing. In photicular books, the screen moves forcing the lenticular…Continue reading Photicular Book Printing – A New Take on Lenticular
The unfortunate size of office paper is why we double-space our documents. Picsfive/Shutterstock The dimensions of American office paper are standardized so thoroughly, they seem almost naturally occurring — something inherent in the idea of office paper (that is, until you go to Europe, where letter paper is longer and narrower). The 8.5″ x 11″…Continue reading The History of the 8.5 x 11 – An Unfortunate Tale