SEO for graphic designers: What you should know

Here, Kashif Raza, the Lead Content Writer at Globex Outreach, headquartered in New York City, New York (www.globexoutreach.com), and primarily responsible for content writing services, reveals SEO and other proven content strategies that can help clients better connect with their target audiences, while also building much stronger relationships. Becoming a graphic designer might not be … Read more →

X-Rite and Pantone announce availability of Virtual Color and Appearance Seminar

X-Rite Incorporated (Grand Rapids, Michigan), a global leader in colour science and technology (and its subsidiary Pantone), have announced that their popular, in-person Fundamentals of Color and Appearance Training (FOCA) Seminar is now available in an interactive, online learning format. Similar to the classroom format, the new virtual training features self-paced modules, a detailed course … Read more →

Vistaprint acquires 99designs

99designs.com has been acquired by Cimpress, Vistaprint’s parent company, and will be managed as part of Vistaprint, as well as an independent brand. “The driving force behind Vistaprint and 99designs is our shared passion to help small businesses,” said Robert Keane, Founder and CEO of Cimpress and Vistaprint. The combination of 99designs’ freelance graphic designers … Read more →

APTech announces ICC DevCon 2020: The Future of Color Management event

The Association for Print Technologies (APTech – Reston, VA) has announced that ICC DevCon 2020, the International Color Consortium Developers Conference, will be held online as a series of six webinars during November of 2020 and January of 2021. DevCon2020 will include talks from international researchers, presentations from ICC members on implementing advanced colour management … Read more →

Neenah Rethink Everything promotion salutes six creative pioneers

Neenah (Alpharetta, Georgia) has released Rethink Everything, an editorial promotion that tells the stories of six creative pioneers who “dream big, think futuristically, focus on sustainability, and inspire creatives to shift the design’s perception business.” With this new Neenah Classic Papers promotion, the paper and substrate supplier “aims to uplift the design community and celebrate … Read more →

Printful to integrate with Getty Images to provide access to over 80 million images

Printful, one of the largest custom on-demand printing and warehousing companies in the world, and Getty Images, have announced a partnership that will see Getty Images integrate its API into Printful’s Mockup Generator, allowing customers to easily access over 80 million images. The integration’s main functionality leverages the Getty Images API, enabling Printful customers with … Read more →

Hazen Paper pioneers two-sided sub-micron custom holography

Hazen Paper Company (Holyoke, MA) has created an innovative, two-sided promotion to demonstrate its cutting-edge holographic technologies. Hazen’s team designed the stunning artwork on both sides to showcase specific visual effects with nano-holography that delivers an even more dramatic three-dimensional effect than lenticular printing. The front features a fire-breathing dragon with minutely detailed glittering scales. … Read more →

Pantone partners with Corridor to create a more efficient and sustainable digital creation process

Pantone (Carlstadt, NJ), a global authority on colour and provider of professional colour tools for designers, has announced its partnership with menswear brand Corridor (New York City), to streamline its colour and design process with Pantone Fashion, Home + Interiors (FHI) integrated design solution. Corridor, an independent menswear brand, focuses on contemporary American clothing, natural … Read more →

PaperSpecs free webinar to explore “Sleeking – The Best Kept (Foiling) Secret in Design”

In a free, exclusive PaperSpecs (Palo Alto, California) webinar, sponsored by Nobelus, Erika Bartos (Hooray Design) and Mark Sarpa (Neuron Publishing/LoveBook) will show designers how, through a smart combination of ‘Sleeking’ paper and digital colour printing, they can produce some amazing, eye-catching creations. The cutting-edge digital process adds beautiful shimmering foil to digital print runs. … Read more →