Designing for Overprinting

Earlier this week, we sat down with a group of designers and walked through best practices for print design. Surprisingly, our discussion on overprint was one of the key takeaways for everyone. We commonly see design files that have a transparency applied to design elements to create the overprint effect; however, this doesn’t always necessarily…

Canopy Welcomes RR Donnelley’s Newly Released Paper Procurement Practices

Press release from the issuing company Vancouver – When the biggest ship in the harbour sets sail, it creates a wake that rocks all other boats. RR Donnelley is the ocean liner of North American printers and the recent inclusion of its paper purchasing sustainability practices on their corporate website is likely to spread ripples throughout…

RR Donnelley Awarded Agreement to Provide Global Supply Chain Solutions to ZAGG Inc.

Comprehensive Model Delivers Customized Support Spanning Packaging, Kitting, Fulfillment, Distribution and Logistics CHICAGO, June 3, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company (Nasdaq:RRD) announced today that it has entered into an agreement with ZAGG Inc, a leading designer, producer and distributor of creative mobile accessory solutions. Under the terms of the agreement,…

4 Quotes to Motivate Your Monday

Monday’s can be tough. Instead of dreading the start of another week, we like to push through around Metropolitan and make the most of every moment we have. Below are four quotes the we hope will motivate you to push forward and make the week the best it can be!

Xpedx & Unisource Combine to Create Veritiv

Press release from the issuing company Following Completion of Merger of xpedx and Unisource Transaction Expected to Close in Early Third Quarter MEMPHIS, Tenn. and NORCROSS, Ga. – xpedx, a business of International Paper and Unisource Worldwide, Inc., today announced that they have chosen the name Veritiv for the leading distribution solutions company that will…

Page counts can be confusing

Over the last few weeks, I have noticed an increase in the number of specifications I have received that call-out a page count with a very specific type of binding that just instantly stops me in my tracks. For those of you unfamiliar with how commercial printing works, let me take a minute to explain…