Graph Expo starts putting the InkOnDaPaper

Graph Expo started yesterday – and InkOnDaPaper will be sure to attend! Chicago, IL – Featuring the latest technologies from more than 440 exhibitors, dynamic show floor features, more than 50 co-located events, and an unmatched educational slate, GRAPH EXPO 14 will open tomorrow in Chicago’s McCormick Place and run through Wednesday October 1.  For […]

Save the Date! Join NewPage September 10th!

NewPage’s Shinola – It’s Time to Shift Event on Sept 10th at Sepia in Chicago.  NewPage featured Shinola in our SHIFTERS piece, we used LAYAR to connect the brochure to this video  These are videos from YouTube/Vimeo that Shinola has developed, may be useful in chatting about NewPage’s event. Shinola – Where American Is Made […]

Printing industry survivors must eat their own

Article Found in Crain’s Chicago By Lynne Marek August 25, 2014 Ed Rossini says his company, Palmer Printing Inc., is the last printer on Printers Row. Decades ago, it was just one of many printing houses lining Dearborn and Clark streets in the city’s South Loop. They were part of a thriving industry that gave Chicago a reputation […]

Lucas Museum Bid Book by Classic Color

  In case you missed it last week, Chicago has been named the home of the Lucas Museum.  Taken straight from their website – “The Lucas Museum of Narrative Art will be a gathering place to experience narrative art and the evolution of moving images – from illustration to cinema to the digital mediums of the future. The […]

Anti-Counterfeit Drug Labels – The future is here!

Breathing on Anti-Counterfeit Drug Labels Reveal Hidden Images By:  Samantha Murphy Kelly   Medicine bottles of the future could have secret images — such as the iconic face of Marilyn Monroe — hidden on their clear plastic labels that appear when you breathe on them. Researchers at the University of Michigan are developing a way to […]

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 […]

Blackhawk Greats Wrap Local Chicago Business

The Blackhawks have a big game tongiht, so this news article seemed relevant Chicago-Area Business Shows Big Blackhawks Pride The banner, dubbed, Mt. Hawkmore, is 20 feet high and 75 feet wide By Alexandria Fisher   One Chicago-area business has taken their Blackhawks pride to a new level.   Dahlstrom Display, in Broadview, has wrapped its […]