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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.

No Shaw Thing

Although the Stanley Cup Final is in the rearview mirror (and the 2014 season is almost here!), it felt like the right time to present the first in a Hat Trick of print stories from our self-proclaimed Matt-of-All-Trades, Matt Cushing.

It also keeps us from having to listen to him complain…

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A Summer Printern

Our summer intern, Alex Charter, headed back to Mizzou for his senior year a few weeks ago.  We asked him to share a short blog post summing up his Cushing experience.   We haven’t graded it (we’ll leave that up to his professor).

Alex provided an A+ attitude each day at Cushing…

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The Printy City

Summer’s here, the temperature is on the rise and I’ve been basking in the warm glow of

Large format printing project Cushing produced

the Chicago Blackhawks Stanley Cup Victory (OK, I mean the summer sun!).  Taking advantage of the weather, lately I have been skipping the ‘L’ ride on…

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How To Choose a Printer

Did you know Cushing has been a Chicagoland print services provider for over 80 years (84 to be exact!)?  Of course, the landscape has changed over the last century and there are numerous printers in the marketplace you can choose from:

Print Shops are on just about every corner
Virtual Storefronts
Large Format…

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Charter Your Own Course

My name is Alex Charter and this summer I am fortunate enough to be interning with Cushing. Currently, I am a senior at the University of Missouri with sights set on a Marketing degree.   The first couple weeks have been eye opening (in a good way!) and I knew I…

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Who’s Your Caddy?

What began as an easy par-three-project turned out to be one of the most memorable and interesting print jobs I have ever worked on since joining Cushing.

And it was almost as challenging as crawling out of a sand trap.

Rosewood Restaurant called with a request to have a special menu scanned…

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