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Printer Spotlight: Q & A with Team Concept Printing

I always have my eye out for great print on paper (especially Cougar® Paper). Recently, Printing Impressions highlighted “The Campari Cocktail Compendium” printed at Team Concept Printing & Thermography in Carol Stream, IL. I received a copy and was immediately wowed by the foil emboss on the cover. I reached out to Team Concept to get to know them and here is what their...

On Press with Paper Everyday

I LIKE PAPER. For me, it’s mostly a tactile thing. Holding a printed piece and reading ink on paper makes me happy. So, thumbing through Paper Everyday made me VERY happy. Not only was the content interesting, but the combination of stocks used to print the job was diverse. ...

Top Three Things a Graphic Designer Should Provide When Talking to a Printer

One comment I consistently hear from new designers concerning their first printed piece is “That turned out differently than I thought it would.” While it’s true there is much to keep in mind when designing for print, knowing how to effectively communicate to your printer is a great way to eliminate surprises, for you or your client. Here’s my checklist of things to provide to your print...

Print Helps Bring Remarkable Stories to Life for the Lakeshore Foundation

One of our customers, Unisource Worldwide (a Veritiv company), has an ongoing partnership with the Lakeshore Foundation, a nonprofit organization that helps people with physical disabilities and chronic health conditions lead healthy, active and independent lives. Together, they have created a series of brochures showcasing the real people that the organization helps. Jen Remick,