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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.

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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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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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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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How to Choose a Graphic Designer

Images are a part of everyday life, especially when you live in a colorful city like Chicago. Almost as soon as we walk outside, we’re bombarded with advertising, branding and design. It is more important than ever for businesses (and individuals) to visually stand out from the crowd. A great…

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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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