Farm Design wanted to create a unique promotional piece to keep their clients cool during the scorching California heat. The result was a fresh, fun promo item featuring locally produced popsicles.
The Gold Ink Awards is now accepting entries of printed materials from all creators and producers including ad agencies, designers,
Glama KRAFT™ from CTI Paper USA is a newly engineered Kraft paper that enables 6-color-plus offset printing as well as heat-set web printing and laser/toner printing.
Entries are accepted for any typographic project printed or produced from September 2013 through September 2014. Winners will be chosen by a jury of leading design professionals and featured in the Communication Arts Typography Annual as well as receive a personalized, solid aluminum, Award of Excellence. Enter your typography projects for a chance to win one of the industries most recognized awards.
Despite all the “ooh’s and aah’s” lavished upon specialty papers, they are somewhat intimidating to many people. Translucents, metallics, pearlescents, embossed papers — they’re luxurious, glamorous, elegant, and they bring an air of sophistication to almost any printed piece. They are also assumed by some to be “difficult,” “out of reach” or “too expensive” for certain applications. This perception is simply not true. Most specialty papers are actually very accessible.
Valentine’s Day is a great holiday for paper crafters who want to share some love. If you are looking for some inspiration, here is a beautiful heart card for the occasion. Created with stamping, die-cutting an embossing this card is a great example of some simple techniques that can make a stunning and elegant card. Send your love to someone this Valentine’s Day with a card like this and they will be sure to know how much you care.
American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA), one of the most well-known and respected organizations in the Graphic Design industry has reached a milestone of 100 years. As an organization that was started when graphic design was still a new profession, a lot has happened throughout its existence.