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Print Design Posts of the Week 6

Print Design Posts of the Week 6

This week in printing news… This week's links are more about the design of the printing industry than print design per se. Printers are stressed, but at least we're in the news! Final Edition from Matthew Roberts on Vimeo. Goodbye Rocky Mountain News. Just shy of 150 years in business, the Rocky Mountain News – one of Dever's two major papers – printed its last edition on Friday. Check out the sad, poignant video of how it all went down. The first of many? Creating a cool avatar. Print designer and blogger Bruce Colthart says a thing or two about the importance of having a high-quality, consistent visual presence throughout social media. Good advice for printers new to the business of networking online. Pantone fashion – I knew Pantone were the color experts, but I didn't know they tracked the fashion industry's seasonal colors for women. Does Print Still Matter? Kodak's Chris Echevarria answers with an impassioned YES. The internet […]

Print Design Posts of the Week 5

Print Design Posts of the Week 5

Print Design Posts of the Week 5 We like the funny stuff. Enjoy the best links about printing from around the internets this week! Beast Pieces – a gorgeous letterpress blog by Studio on Fire, showcases recent examples of their work. As far as printing blogs go, this puppy is updated with, let's say, shocking regularity. This week's most hilarious video from The Onion gives a nod to print advertising. Maybe it's not flattering, but you know what they say about the truth, and about publicity. Keep up the laughing with this spoof ad mocking the New York Times. “Literally, hundreds of thousands of sections, all in one newspaper.” A new site showcasing awesome feats of business card printing. And you can submit yours. And they'll show it off for you. If you're lucky. A new look for Tropicana packaging. Check out the comments for the enraged responses of some designers. (Oh, and be careful, the new lid may be […]

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