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To Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness

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This Fourth of July holiday, you can celebrate patriotism by wearing red, white + blue, attending parades and fireworks displays, singing The Star Spangled Banner, or by reflecting on the words and wisdom of past U.S. Presidents.

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Memorable Father’s Day Gifts

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The U.S Census Bureau estimates there are 70.1 million fathers in the United States. With Father’s Day nearing, we thought we’d share our favorite paper-related gift ideas for the favorite Dads in your life.

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The Craft of Wood Engraving

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Wood engraving is one of the earliest forms of illustration for books and newspapers. Prior to the invention of modern day photography and printing technology, an artist would painstakingly engrave an image by hand-cutting detailed grooves into a wood block, add ink, and gently apply pressure to achieve a printed image.

Over time, the process of printing has become much more efficient with the development of new technologies, yet for many, the process of wood engraving has endured as a creative form and artistic endeavor. 

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Educational Resources for Young Designers & Students

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We live in a time of transition, in which we move from printed formats to digital media and back again, and we use digital tools to create physical objects. More young designers today are specializing in digital design work, yet it’s also critical that they understand the importance of how to select and specify the highest quality papers for printed projects. Furthermore »

Paper Basics, Refreshed

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Paper is where design leaps off the screen and into your hands.

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What is Ephemeral?

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Think about all the photographs in your possession. Where are they stored? And more importantly, how?

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