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Don’t Bury the Lead

Monday, July 28, 2014, Source: Blueline by Domtar

A fellow designer in my local community was interviewing college students for a mentorship position in her agency last year. She laughed when telling me about the student she eventually hired – because the young man’s resume was modest to the point of being sanitized.   As she asked questions about his experience and technical […]The post Don’t Bury the Lead appeared first on Blueline by Domtar.

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Printer Spotlight: Q & A with Team Concept Printing

Friday, July 25, 2014, Source: Blueline by Domtar

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 […]The post Printer Spotlight: Q & A with Team Concept Printing appeared first on Blueline by Domtar.

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On Press with Paper Everyday

Wednesday, July 23, 2014, Source: Blueline by Domtar

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.   There were several paper finishes […]The post On Press with Paper Everyday appeared first on Blueline by Domtar.

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

Tuesday, July 22, 2014, Source: Blueline by Domtar

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 […]The post Top Three Things a Graphic Designer Should Provide When Talking to a Printer appeared first on Blueline by Domtar.

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Laptops in the Classroom – Too Much of a Distraction?

Friday, July 18, 2014, Source: Blueline by Domtar

When a professor of a computer programming class feels that laptops should be banned from the classroom, you can imagine that we might have a problem. There have been quite a few red flags raised on the issues of computers in the classroom, including this recent article from The New Yorker. A computer science department […]The post Laptops in the Classroom – Too Much of a Distraction? appeared first on Blueline by Domtar.

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