Archive for April, 2013
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A Love Letter to Printing and NYC

Reporting for Against the Grain, Donovan Beery says "I love specialty printing, but rarely get to do any of it myself. However, getting specialty printing promotions in the mail is always a good day. Especially when I think they are well designed – and not, "look what all we can do" – actual good design. So I was taken back by these little cards from Aldine ...

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5W’s: Sweet Smell of Success: Tru Blooms Chicago

The new owner was looking for an innovative and authentic way to connect with consumers. Solution: Tru Blooms Chicago will be the first-ever fragrance made from indigenous-sourced ingredients grown by the residents for whom it’s created. The Chicago Botanic Garden, a key Tru Blooms partner, provided expertise and flowers grown through urban gardening programs ...

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Help the Hamilton Wood Type & Print Museum Today!

Correction! Yesterday's post inadvertently published captions that did not match the appropriate prints. These prints are being sold in a limited release series by Neenah to support The Hamilton Wood Type & Printing Museum (woodtype.org) with costs associated with its relocation to a new home. Please go to www.thebeautyofletterpress.com or www.woodtype.org for ...

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The Beauty of Letterpress: Old School, Modern Times

The Beauty of Letterpress from Neenah Paper is an online destination that shows how this ancient print craft continues to excite the most progressive designers today. The website is resource center, a gallery of work and place where anyone can discover some of the most talented letterpress operators in the United States. Go to the blog post or head straight ...

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