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The Alchemy of Design: That Magical Process

View the latest Neenah paper promotion, The Alchemy of Design. The promotion was designed by Willoughby Design and features 20 printed samples of magical design thinking and work.

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Nice Touch: Neenah Touché

Touché is noted amongst printers for its performance with specialty techniques including embossing, foil stamping and engraving. These papers have incredible foil release with clean, sharp edges; and embossings are defined and detailed. Touché Papers have the unique ability to be both soft to the touch, and crisp to the eye.

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Can’t Take My Eyes Off of You

The Design Collection: 100+ Luxury Papers, Four Distinct Sections, One Mesmerizing Swatchbook   The minute you open this book and get a good look at the immense collection of luscious colors and textures within, you’ll say to yourself, “Yep, this is one big ‘Look Book.'” The latest swatchbook from The Design Collection offers over ...

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Rancho Diseño XII? Fabuloso!

Rancho Desiño Fabuloso: Design Ranch is the experiential opposite of the TED-style conferences. Here, there is no audience; only participants. Here, you must eave your ego at home, roll up your sleeves, break some nails, stain your shirt, act the fool, and share your fantasies and vulnerabilities. The only thing Design Ranch in Texas lacks is time to do it ...

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Explore 4: Digital, Fresh, Bold, Bountiful

Expanded Digital Print Paper Options Mean Bountiful, Fresh, Wholesome Design Options Cooking up a short-run digital print project? Explore 4 provides a basket full of delicious options that you can use to capture buyer attention. Advances in digital print technology have led Neenah to expand its portfolio of color and texture options far beyond refined white ...

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The Beauty of Letterpress: Gee Whiz!

San Francisco's Earl Gee contributed this beautifully crafted and intelligently conceived new print, Edition 13, Beauty of Letterpress: The Art of Making an Impression. Mr. Gee considered various concepts for his design but, he says, “The idea of using tools as typographic forms was impossible to resist. I hope viewers and poster collectors enjoy discovering ...

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Remembering is Kind. Action is Divine.

ATG contributor Robin Salter recalls the September 2013, Against the Grain story about the compassionate effort and work of designer Marek Hosek and the nonprofit he helped form, Art for Health. The campaign continues to raise money for medical supplies to help victims of Haiti's January 12, 2010 earthquake which, by the most conservative estimates, killed more ...

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Three Good Guys. Three Good Books.

Such Gifts These Three!  How Could You Not? Bierut. HOW TO … Use Graphic Design to Sell Things, Explain Things, Make Things Look Better, Make People Laugh, Make People Cry, and (Every Once in a While) Change the World, by Michael Bierut, Published by Harper Design/Thames & Hudson, $50 (Reviewed by Emily Potts) Michael Bierut’s frank commentary ...

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Quiet Mailbox Means New Marketing Opportunity

Another Man's Treasure. In this email-, text-, social media-frenzied world, sophisticated marketers as creating direct that stands out and recipients remember. The relative quiet of the old mailbox has become coveted real estate again. Neenah's latest promotion on ENVIRONMENT demonstrates how fine paper, design, and print can make your direct campaign jump from ...

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Extraordinary: NOLA Designer Alexa Pulitzer

A conversation with NOLA stationery designer Alexa Pulitzer. "In 1997 Pulitzer purchased her family’s print shop from Randa, the new owner (and former competitor) of her family’s necktie company. After three years of creating stationery in the evenings and on the weekends, she finally had the opportunity to set up the print shop on her own. “I was designing ...

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