Consumables

NFC Technology Brings Paper 'Alive'
April 15, 2015 at 9:44 am

Advertising media, interactive displays, product labeling and packaging, security—all are perfect playgrounds for NFC technology. Yes, some of the marketing applications are similar to QR codes, but without the ugly square that has been driving design-minded folks crazy for years.

The Week That Was With Julie G (04/06/2015)
April 10, 2015 at 2:26 pm

This week Julie Greenbaum highlights industry news, including Mark Michelson’s PIXLive interview with Paul Gardner, director of Innovation at Hudson Printing in Salt Lake City. Other major announcements this week came from EU Services, Sun Graphics, Knewton and HP, Ricoh and Mimaki, HP, Canon Solutions America, EFI, Roland, Agfa, Esko, Veritiv, Laser Print Plus, Consolidated Solutions and EFI, Duplo USA, IDEAlliance and PIAlliance, Proforma, and Avanti Computer System.

Fort Worth Zoo Ball Invitation Features Intricate Diecuts (Video)
April 7, 2015 at 11:29 am

This week PaperSpecsGallery.com presents the Zoo Ball Invitation that was designed for the 2014 Fort Worth Zoo Ball. The invitation is a glory of intricate, laser diecut shapes on the shimmering surface of Curious Metallics Ice Gold Cover. A stepped, five-panel card unwinds in an illusion of depth and reflection. One side of the shimmering paper is printed in red, which gives an interesting alternating color effect, thanks to the accordion folding style.