Archive for the ‘Create’ Category
Sharpie_01
09
01
0

Sharp, Sharper, Sharpiest: Timothy Goodman

Goodman's book provides useful prompts to help anyone pick up a Sharpie and start drawing. He provides examples of doodling, pattern-making, writing, and illustrated quotes. He serves up plenty of inspirational images from artists and designers including Julia Rothman, Shantell Martin, Jessica Walsh, Debbie Millman, Gemma O’Brien, Kate Bingaman-Burt, Mireia ...

Read the Article
IMG_8622
08
13
6

Adult Coloring Books Relieve Stress

Yoga for the Brain? Adult Coloring Books Bring Therapeutic Benefits Oommm.  Relax with a … coloring book? Yes. Coloring books for adults are the new rage in publishing here in the United States, but in other countries, such as France, they’ve been more popular than cookbooks in recent years. Why, you ask? As many people […]

Read the Article
ToddandLaura2
08
06
0

An Eye Popping Pop-Up Invite

Zero Regrets, S’il Vous Plaîts Todd Thyberg at Angel Bomb Design and Letterpress in Minneapolis, knows a thing or two about combining the power of great design, tactile paper, and handsome letterpress printing. He does it everyday for his clients throughout metropolitan Minneapolis-St. Paul. His excellent work is regularly featured here, on Against the ...

Read the Article
Neenah-EXPLORE3-1-SIGNATUREShot LR
08
04
0

Explore 3: Make Moments More Memorable

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 […] ...

Read the Article
Promineo_numbers
03
19
0

Perfectly Imperfect: Human Connection

People love the tangible artifact because they love the notion that what they can hold something touch by human hands and designed by people who understand the value of real connection. With fine paper, color and texture, letterpress is the perfect media to achieve both. Emily Potts reports: "Although letterpress printing is a traditional, laborious process, ...

Read the Article
The Red Door Press - Sleigh Bells.1
12
22
0

Sleigh Bells RING on Paper!

Who does not love a printed holiday greeting card? ’Tis the season for sharing fine and merry inspiration, so take a break from the baking, online shopping—with next day delivery—and share a load of brilliant design and printed cards. What do we want for Christmas? One of these to show up in our analog mailbox. Six cheerful examples from designer/letterpress ...

Read the Article
Citizen_Project_4 Flags
11
30
1

Citizen Project: Collaboration, Freedom, Purpose

The Citizen Project is a collaborative of four creatives in Grand Rapids, Michigan—designers Jody Williams and Brian Edlefson, type designer Terrance Weinzierl, and illustrator and designer Michael Nÿkamp. Formed by Williams, the collective was established with the intent of collaborating on side projects with a purpose: to raise awareness of the amazing talent ...

Read the Article
Elements_Halloween_Craft_Party-0987
10
30
0

Spooktacular Crafting on Neenah Paper

Elements has done it again! Spicing up their studio with sinister machinations and quirky craft creations, the fantastic four (Amy Graver, Chelsea May, Tracy Forbes, and Kathryn Chase-Levin), hosted another successful crafting party for friends and colleagues. Using Neenah Paper, they served up spooky spirits and snacks while a Pandora playlist of Halloween music ...

Read the Article
Elements_5
09
03
0

Getting Crafty With Neenah Environment®

Emily Potts reports on Amy Graver's home crafting parties using Neenah ENVIRONMENT. “We have all levels of crafters come to our parties–from non-crafters to designers –and not all of them are familiar with how paper will behave when, for example, using watercolors. But no matter what we did to this paper – from sewing, to making sturdy petals, to hot ...

Read the Article
Layout 1
06
30
0

Announcing: Digital Design Print Cover Contest For GD:USA

Digital printing is the fastest growing segment of the print world. To give designers an opportunity to learn more about digital printing, to become more familiar with papers that work well with digital presses and enhance digitally printed projects — and, more generally, to showcase their creativity — the editors of Graphic Design USA have organized the ...

Read the Article