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Presidential Design

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In the spirit of the season, a few Denver Print Company graphic designers sat down to discuss and critique some designs from past presidential campaigns. Just as with any design project, the quality of the graphic design will not make or break a presidential campaign, but it can certainly either help or hurt. Good design projects confidence, while bad design can make a candidate look unprepared and unprofessional.

Design tastes and standards have changed over the years, of course. What was top notch in 1960, might look ridiculous today. Just as interesting as the design choices here, is the evolution […]

A Prize Wheel for Comic Con

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Sometimes we have the opportunity to work on unique projects that are different from our normal printing and graphic design workflow. Pop Culture Classroom recently asked us to build a Denver Comic Con prize wheel. Our Graphic Design Supervisor, Eric Schlelein, took on the project and did a bang-up job.  Here’s how he did it […]

The New Evolution of Print Advertising

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A guest post by Australian print entrepreneur Earl Jonathan Tech

Print advertising is undoubtedly one of the most traditional types of advertising. With the innovative creations of a few brand ad experts, however, print advertising has begun an evolution. Will history view these innovative ads as the saviors of a dying industry or as the final desperate breaths? It is hard to say at this point, but it is undeniable that some ads are revealing a new potential for the medium.

Let’s take a look at a few of the print ads that are changing the way we see […]

Customer Focus: Tres Margaritas

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The Tres Margaritas restaurant chain is a shining example of the immigrant dream come true. For the nine Morales kids, the realization of this dream has provided financial success and the opportunity to return home and help those who stayed behind.

As children, the nine Morales siblings, six girls and three boys, slept on mats on the floor of a two bedroom house on their small ranch in Cuatla, Mexico. After school, they worked in the fields. Today, each of them owns at least one restaurant.

Nicolas Morales crossed the border into the United States when he was just 17 […]