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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 132 Words

Last spring while visiting my nephews’ school for their annual open house, I was taking the usual tour down hallways lined with construction paper and Elmer’s glue masterpieces (sound familiar?).

Breezing by the classrooms, you could catch a glimpse of the hectic fun & games that come with elementary school activities.…

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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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Last Blast Before Fall

How did the summer get by me?!?  Teachers are prepping classrooms, the last of the vacations are ending, and the occasional cool night has the whiff of fall.  Pretty soon there will be pumpkin piles outside the garden center.

But your printing team at Cushing is planning the last Open House…

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Window Gazing 2013

Some examples of large format graphic installations for marketing on real estate

Having Holiday Fun

One thing that the long recession left us all with is the reality that we have to make our own good times.  And that doesn’t always mean having more money or “stuff”.  Good friends, valuing the relationships that have carried us through, enjoying sharing time and talent when the treasure…

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What IS Going on in Chicago?

The Good Old System breaks down in labor dispute in Chicago