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How to Make Folding and Gluing Work for You

2018-10-05T12:55:27+00:00Thursday, September 27th, 2018|

Before you even begin designing you should be thinking about finishing – print finishing that is. After all, creative fold, a unique shape can set your piece apart. And it all comes down to folding and gluing. It’s simple; the folding and gluing process transforms a piece of flat material into a finished product such [...]

Popular Print Projects that Utilize Die Cutting

2018-08-28T08:48:13+00:00Tuesday, August 28th, 2018|

Die cutting is a method of creating flat cutouts from roll and sheet materials. Die cutting was created in the mid 1800s as a way to cut leather for the shoe industry more efficiently. But, the die cutting of today has come a long way since then. Die cutting machines of today are infinitely more [...]

Create an Experience with your Company’s Print Media

2018-07-16T12:01:05+00:00Monday, July 16th, 2018|

It’s no doubt we live in a digital world. Most of us cannot imagine life without our digital devices. The majority of our population uses a smartphone, tablet or computer daily. Whether it’s to read the news, check our email or share a post on Facebook, we’ve become nearly dependent on our electronics. With the [...]

Not Your Basic Embossing

2018-06-21T11:27:16+00:00Thursday, June 21st, 2018|

Embossing is the process of creating a raised image by applying pressure to the substrate. For example, many official seals are embossed. And, you’ve likely seen embossing on greeting cards as well as high end wedding invitations. But did you realize the numbers on a credit card are another type of embossing? That’s right! Embossing [...]

The Many Facets of Foil Stamping

2018-10-05T12:52:56+00:00Wednesday, May 16th, 2018|

Have you been searching for a new, exciting way to make your printed materials stand out? Have you considered foil stamping for your Des Moines area business? Foil stamping is one of the most beautiful and unexpected ways to add that extra bit of interest to a variety of materials; from direct mail, to business [...]