Three tips to help graphic designers optimize their printed label creations

Here, Del Williams, a technical writer based in Torrance, California, looks at new substrate options and tools that enhance graphic appeal and streamline the creative process. He chats with Alan Jameson, Senior Manager of the Design and Prototyping Team at Avery Products Corporation. While graphic designers work with a variety of visual media, designing printed … Read more →

Mohawk introduces A Maker’s Field Guide to Texture and Color

Mohawk, North America’s largest privately-owned manufacturer of fine papers, envelopes and specialty substrates for commercial and digital printing, has announced a comprehensive new printed tool designed to serve as a hands-on resource for the creative community. A Maker’s Field Guide to Texture and Color  “will serve to inspire and educate printers, designers and end users, … Read more →

Adobe updates its Creative Cloud tools and services

Adobe has launched major updates to its flagship Creative Cloud tools and services including new features in Adobe’s flagship applications, performance enhancements across Creative Cloud (CC), and updates to Adobe Stock – including deeper integration within CC and the addition of an all-new Premium collection of high-quality stock content. Aimed at inefficiencies that slow down … Read more →

Sappi North America calls for entries for its 2016 Ideas that Matter grant competition by July 15

Patti Groh.

Sappi North America, a leading producer and supplier of diversified paper and packaging products, has called for its 2016 Ideas that Matter grant proposals, inviting designers to show the world how design, specifically print, can play an important role in changing our lives for the better. Sappi established the Ideas that Matter grant program 17 … Read more →

GPA launches its 2016 Print & Design Contest

GPA, a U.S.-based market leader in substrate solutions for offset, digital and wide-format printing, has kicked off its 2016 Print & Design Contest. Now in its 11th year, the contest recognizes outstanding printed pieces for their excellence and creativity combined with the use of GPA substrates. Entries will be accepted through to October 31, 2016. … Read more →