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The Road Less Printed

Your Source for Graphic Ideas, Cushing News, upcoming events and much more.

What’s a print company doing with a blog? Our passion is discussing print, showcasing clients, uncovering interesting applications and marketing trends. You never know what you might find, but at a minimum, we’ll seek to educate, entertain and put a smile on your face.

  • Guest entries from customers and vendors
  • Innovative installations to grow your business
  • Employee achievement and team spotlights

Our goal is to share information that is interesting, answers your questions and helps you make decisions about the printing services you need.Have a topic you would like us to discuss?

We are all ears.

Our Printed Past and Future

Some Famous Signatures

Celebrating July 4, it got me thinking about a delicate sheet of paper that means to many things to so many people, in the United States and beyond. What would happen if the Declaration of Indpendence had been printed today?

In the eighteen century the Declaration of…

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DP I Need Help

What is DPI?

DPI stands for Dots Per Inch, the number of dots of ink used per inch to create an image on a physical page.

After reading that first sentence, I’m guessing your response might be: “SOOOO that’s what DPI means”

Of course, there are probably a number of you rolling your…

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A Call to Contacts

Ever have one of those nights?  Wake up at 3:30 a.m., watch the ceiling fan spin and can’t fall back asleep.

To Do List Keeping You Up at Night?

That one idea (or thought) won’t let you conk back out. Meanwhile, a litter of items sit at the office on…

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Swift Kick to the Head

You are an aspiring creative person and perhaps, like many folks, have a wealth of ideas and dearth of dollars.

Toiling away on your opus with dreams of sharing this masterwork with the world, reality set in: you are flat broke.

How broke?

You inspired Merriam Webster to include the term starving artist in their first edition.
Friends…

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Five Common Printing Setup Errors to Avoid

Don’t be like Phil

Have you ever seen the movie Groundhog Day? If not, allow me to give you a quick synopsis (and please get Netflix or visit the video store, it’s a classic).

Egocentric weatherman, Phil Connors, finds himself re-living Groundhog Day. At first, he is annoyed but ultimately realizes he…

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Custom Seasons Greetings (Cards, That is)

A Global Firm 
Wilmont “Vic” Vickery founded VOA Associates Incorporated, a worldwide architecture firm, opening offices in both Chicago and Orlando in 1969. From 1977 to 1990, VOA’s Windy City office was located on the 14th floor of the historic Chicago Tribune Tower. In 1990, the firm moved to the Motorola…

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