Large Format Graphics

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.

Wrapping Up Summer With Cushing’s Latest Installs

Can you believe it’s almost September?
The weather is getting cooler and kids are headed back to school. It seems like summer has flown by!

While summer is a time to relax and unwind, your friends at Cushing have been keeping busy with installs large and small. From prepping school halls for…

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Hope to CEU Wednesday

Custom Wall Coverings In Action

January has plowed (yes, pun intended) by with not one, but two deep plunges into the polar vortex (scratch that – number three is in our midst as I type this sentence).  If you have come through unscathed, we are happy to report, it’s…

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A Heart Wallming Story

Dec of Cards
Doesn’t it seem wall décor printing is creeping up everywhere?

Actually, I think it’s a great buzzword for an application that has been around longer than you might think.

While trending all over Chicago, Cushing has been printing wall murals and creating custom wallpaper for years. Of course, it was…

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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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Your Own Large Format Printer?

If you are under 40 you won’t believe this:

20 years ago you would never have had a color inkjet printer at home.  The idea that you could print in color off your laptop or print 4” x 6” photos from a phone or desktop was inconceivable.
15 years ago the cost…

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A Tasty Treat

Cushing is proud to collaborate with local companies in Chicagoland and excited to share this video for all those with a penchant for sweets!

Last year, we had privilege of assisting Whimsical Candy launch several elements of their storefront, including floor, wall graphics and signage.  To our delight, their retail shop…

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