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Reinvent the Feel: Neenah CLASSIC®

Despite not having internal radar systems or tongues that can smell, we humans enjoy a sense that provides direct connection with the world around us: TOUCH. Whether it’s the quick realization our barista may have steamed the milk a second too long, or pat on the back for a job well done, touch effects us. Paper texture does, too. Get a feel for the new CLASSIC® ...

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The New CLASSIC® Point of Hue

Meet the New CLASSIC®. When it comes to communication, color is key. The bold new colors of CLASSIC® Papers range from practical to eye-catching and deliver the whole package—unmatched luxury, dependable results, and best-in-class quality. The New CLASSIC® Papers: a new point of hue. Contact your local Neenah Rep for samples and swatch books.

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(Im)perfectly QWERTY

  For just over 100 years, typewriters ruled the written world. Nimble stenographers could take notes quickly, but correspondence by hand couldn’t keep up with the pace of communication until E. Remington and Sons introduced their Sholes and Glidden Type-Writer to the public in 1874. By the 1980s, the word processor, personal computer, and laser […] ...

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Wood Typefaces Go Digital

Just a few dozen miles from the Neenah Paper mill in Neenah, Wisconsin, 1.5 million pieces of wood type are housed at Hamilton Wood Type and Printing Museum, dedicated to preserving and producing type and the tools used to make it. Hamilton depends largely on support from former employees of the Hamilton Manufacturing Company, the […]

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Digitally Deconstructed DIY

If you were lucky enough to be working with type when T-squares and tweezers were more common than touch screens and terabytes, steady hands and a good eye were worth their weight in gold. Luke Lisi captures the carefully-layered and totally modular feel formerly achieved with tracing paper and rubber cement in his adaptable typeface, […]

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A CLASSIC® Case of the Mondays

How do you make everyone’s least-favorite six letter word a bit more palatable? Start with a strong foundation built by coffee and baked goods, and add Jessica Hische’s happy Buttermilk font and her smart but fanciful Brioche typeface in gold foil to sweetly remind you that there are only 24 hours in a day, even […]

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Fresh Takes on Classic Type

It’s Typography Psychology 101: the way you present your message is just as important as the message itself. From the ubiquitous :) to illuminated manuscripts to structural serifs, designers and communicators have always used any means necessary to give weight to their words. Lucky for us, the digital technology now at our fingertips means what was […] ...

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Gearing up for special guests at HOW!

“Our chains are forged! Their clanking may be heard on the plains of Boston!” Ok, so technically Patrick Henry was talking about the American Revolution and not drive chains, front derailleurs, or other bike parts that may clank now and then, but it’s no secret that Boston figures pretty prominently in the history of the […]

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