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Explore 3: Make Moments More Memorable

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Digital Print Ideas They Will Not Forget

Digital printing can help make life’s special events more memorable with arresting design, printing, and paper. Explore 3 is packed with digital print ideas for short-run solutions on colored and textured papers from Neenah’s Digital Portfolio. Below, find a link to download some of the free dielines for short runs used in this promotion package.

Explore 3 follows  Explore 1 and Explore 2 and was designed by Farmhouse Design in Atlanta and produced by Fey Printing. This latest portfolio contains samples produced using the latest digital presses available: HP Indigo® 7000, HP Indigo® 10000, Konica Minolta’s Biz Hub Pro C6500, Xante Impressia, Xerox® iGen4, Ricoh Pro C651EX, and Kodak NexPress®. Take a look you will never forget.


The compact Explore 3 folder measures 9 x 6-inches and is packed with creative ideas. Simply untie the string, open the folder, and find find Aunt Lydia’s® Crochet Thread Classic, available at leading craft stores.

Paper Specs: Button/string closure are made of ASTROBRIGHTS® Papers Cosmic Orange™, 100C; inside, Aunt Lydia’s® Crochet Thread Classic 10 in Golden Yellow.


Each Explore 3 sample is an idea starter. “Found” is a promotion for a fictitious real estate agent who wants to thank her new home owner client in a way they will not forget. Welcome home!

Print Specs: Thank you folder printed on ENVIRONMENT® Papers Grocer Kraft 100C; inside, client key folder printed on  CLASSIC® Linen Papers Epic Black 100C.

Neenah-EXPLORE3-11-BABY LRThe arrival of a baby is one of life’s most precious events. Explore 3’s “Harper Mae,” announces the arrival using a simple format that can be used for any announcement or invitation. The folder opens like a lily to reveal a photo of the new child. Call it “Awww Factor.”

Print Specs: Folder printed on ASTROBRIGHTS® Papers Pulsar Pink™ 100C, 4C process on the Konica Minolta Biz Hub Pro C6500; two-sided card printed on CLASSIC CREST® Papers Solar White 100C, Stipple finish, 4C process on the HP Indigo® 7000.



Many electronic announcements go to spam. Keep it real: Use tactile paper and arresting inks to get attention. This save the date announcement offers a cascade of digitally printed colored paper to add “Wow Factor.” Designer Ellie Mckenzie of Farmhouse says, “We showcase the options digital printing affords designer to demonstrate digital printing’s flexibility and affordability and show how to get people to open an announcement, read it, and put it on their calendars.” Everyone will be at Bella and Doug’s wedding. With gifts.

Print Specs:  Gold ink on CRANE’S LETTRA®, Canyon Brown, 100C, pure cotton.


Personalize any event with custom labels printed on Neenah ESTATE LABEL® Digital Papers. These proven performance premium, wet-strength labels make them the perfect pairing for parties featuring your favorite craft brews and small batch wines. Cheers!


Here comes the food truck! Digital printing on toothy, tactile papers is an easy, economical way to whet appetites. Digital printing affords maximum flexibility so designers can personalize menus with customer names, event dates, or daily menu changes. Does not include fries or coleslaw.

Print Specs: ROYAL SUNDANCE® Papers, Brilliant White.

“Neenah challenged me to show how digital paper and printing can help make special event announcements truly stand out.  Neenah’s color-rich, texture-rich digital paper portfolio made my job easier because you can mix and match options to keep the ideas fresh no matter the subject or application.  The options now afforded by digital printing are simply amazing. On top of that, Fey Printing is a great collaborative partner. We constantly experiment with them to find innovative ways to showcase the flexibility all Neenah products offer. Trust your printer. Let them into the creative process.” — Ellie McKenzie


Download Free Short Run Dielines

Neenah offers free dieline downloads used in samples throughout the Explore series. To make life’s special moments more memorable with great paper, printing, and innovative design, go to this link.




Want a copy of Explore 3 for yourself? Call your favorite paper merchant or Neenah sales rep. Valued is $9.99 per copy — free to Neenah friends.


Design, copy: Farmhouse Design (
Printing: Fey Printing (
Photos: ©StudioAlex Photography (