Graphic of the Americas (GOA) 2009 in Miami Beach is the place to be for art directors, creative and prepress professionals from Feb. 26 to 28, 2009. The Printing Association of Florida (PAF), GOA host, is partnering with Aquent Graphics Institute (AGI) to offer a state-of-the-art series of educational conferences and tutorials developed specifically for art directors, creative and prepress professionals. Aquent is the world's leading design staffing agency and provider of training, consulting, and support services.
THEY SAY the best marketing campaigns are those that, over a period of time, seem to take on a life of their own. Such is the case with the series of vintage automobile posters created by Meyers—a point-of-sale, signage and label specialist based in Minneapolis—to promote its large-format sheetfed printing capabilities. When brothers Mark, Chris and David Dillon acquired their first large-format sheetfed press in 1995, they wanted to create a print promotion that would drive home the potential of the new six-color, 63˝ MAN Roland with UV coater to customers and prospects. Although at first tempted to produce a poster utilizing the full