Archive for August, 2012
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Do You Appreciate The Beauty of Engraving?

Neenah Paper introduces The Beauty of Engraving, an innovative, engaging and informative online experience offering a trove of engraving examples, historical background, resources and contacts, technical tips and tricks, printed paper samples and links. The campaign features a delightful small film that brings the rich art and craft of engraving to every designer’s ...

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More Brand New to Know in New York Than You Knew?

Is there more to know new in New York than you thought you already knew? Yes! We checked in with Armin Vit and Bryony Placio Gomez on the upcoming (Sept 7) Brand New Conference. The conference 90% sold out but all you slow footed New Yorkers still have time to register. Here's the best news: the After Party is going to be on set Calvin Klein's 1985 Obsession. ...

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Want to Meet a Bigger Design Nerd Than You?

  Link to The Kickstarter Video Above Here: Engraving Nerd Meet Nancy Sharon Collins: The Ultimate Engraving Nerd   Our friend Nancy Sharon Collin is the Ultimate Engraving Nerd — the nation’s most vocal and persistent advocate of the ancient art of engraving. Her recent book  The Complete Engraver will be in stores in September […] ...

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Can a ’67 Ford Mustang Be Reincarnated?

Who won that Neenah Classic Car Contest? Meet Jim O'Connor of Chicagoland, winner of the Neenah Classic Car [Mustang] Contest. We tricked him. First, Jim was told was that he'd won $500 and invited to lunch. As we approached the restaurant, a new Mustang Convertible swung into view honking and blinking with balloons a-flying.. Jim almost fainted.

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Your Name in Neon Lights? Oxide Design Preserves a Slice of Omaha History

Meeting Aaron Draplin at HOW Live recently caused Donovan Beery to wonder about the horrible loss of the Great American NEON Sign. "Is America replacing great signs of yesterday with signs of gradients and terror all over? Probably. But every now and then," writes Beery, "'We're going to take it back', as Draplin [says his video on the subject]. And in Omaha, ...

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