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Print as we know it continues to morph into a medium that enhances the “not so new” digital marketing and content enriched environments many of us are immersed in. Whether Business-to-Business or Business-to-Consumer, it’s clear that Print has a roll in communicating value, creating a more interactive experience and ultimately supporting the sale, adoption and loyalty so many brands, companies and services seek in today’s global, competitive space.

To continue to thrive as a manufacturer of Print and / or to expand it’s value as part of a larger marketing sale, it’s imperative visual communication firms of today understand the interaction of these mediums and how to maximize their potential for current and future clients. Although daunting at times, awareness, education and taking calculated risks to integrate additional tools into your business will yield the greatest return today and tomorrow.

We will continue to populate this section with relevant RSS feeds, links to white papers, online learning, PPI partner information and other tools relevant to taking your business in PRINT the direction it needs to go to play and be profitable in the future!

12/16/2018 - 'Orange is the New Black' actress Yael Stone accuses Geoffrey Rush of inappropriate behavior
Orange Is The New Black star Yael Stone is the latest person to accuse actor Geoffrey Rush of sexual misconduct. The allegations came to light in the New York Times, where Stone said Rush sent her "occasionally vulgar" messages and that there were "strange intimacies in the dressing room" when they appeared together in the 2010 production of The Diary of a Madman. SEE ALSO: CBS paid $9.5 million to 'Bull' actress Eliza Dushku over harassment claim There was also an incident in which Rush held a mirror above the shared dressing room's shower, while Stone was inside. "I remember I looked up to see there was a small shaving mirror over the top of the partition between the showers and he was using it to look down at my naked body," she told the newspaper. Read more...More about Entertainment, Orange Is The New Black, Geoffrey Rush, Yael Stone, and Entertainment view more…
Source: Mashable

12/16/2018 - Delivery robot catches fire at university campus, students set up vigil
A KiwiBot, an automated food delivery robot which is present on UC Berkeley's campus, caught fire on Friday afternoon. In a post, the company explained the incident was due to a faulty battery which had been mistakenly installed instead of a functioning one.  SEE ALSO: Postmates reveals its cute, automated delivery robot The errant battery started smoldering while the robot was idling, leading to smoke, then fire outside the Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union. "A member of the community acted swiftly to extinguish the flames using a nearby fire extinguisher. Within moments of the incident occurring, it had already been contained," the post read. Read more...More about Robots, Uc Berkeley, Delivery Robots, Automated Robot, and Kiwibot view more…
Source: Mashable

12/16/2018 - Hillary Clinton wrote a lovely letter to an 8-year-old girl who lost her class election
Hillary Clinton knows a thing or two about tough election losses. That's apparently what compelled the former 2016 candidate for president to write a letter to 8-year-old Martha Kennedy Morales. The school-aged girl recently faced off against a boy from her class in an election for class president, and she lost by one vote. SEE ALSO: Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg face off in Epic Rap Battles of History The story of what happened to Morales, who attends school in a Maryland suburb of Washington, D.C., made its way to Clinton via a grapevine of D.C. insiders, The Washington Post reports. Frequent Facebook posts from Albert Morales, Martha's father, about the class election caught the eye of an unnamed Clinton associate, who mentioned it to the former candidate. Read more...More about Celebrities, Culture, Hillary Clinton, Culture, and Celebrities view more…
Source: Mashable

12/16/2018 - Elon Musk is ready and tweeting ahead of his tunnel opening party
The Boring Company pushed back the opening of its Hawthorne underground tunnel in Los Angeles, but recent signs point to the Tuesday event happening. On Saturday, the tunnel-digging company CEO Elon Musk pumped up fans with a tweet featuring a movie poster-like look at the tunnel and the light at the end of the tunnel.  pic.twitter.com/E8fhyjN0pD — Elon Musk (@elonmusk) December 15, 2018 Earlier in December, Musk teased "more than a tunnel opening" for the high-speed transit project when the event was pushed back from Dec. 10 to Dec. 18. He alluded to autonomous transport cars and car elevators on display at the opening. Read more...More about Elon Musk, The Boring Company, Hawthorne, High Speed Transit, and Tech view more…
Source: Mashable

12/16/2018 - Adobe Stock Success Stories (You Can Be One, Too).
Contributing Adobe Stock images has paid off for these artists. Why not you? The post Adobe Stock Success Stories (You Can Be One, Too). appeared first on HOW Design. view more…
Source: How Design

12/14/2018 - Silverside Detectors working with Onshape to make nuclear radiation sensors
Silverside Detectors, a Massachusetts-based company specializing in nuclear security, is using tools from Onshape, a cloud-based CAD software provider. The objective is to develop low-cost compact-sized nuclear radiation detectors. Philip Taber, Silverside VP of Hardware Engineering, praised the efficiency of Onshape software, “We switched to Onshape because we urgently needed help with data management.” “Onshape probably […] view more…
Source: 3D Printing Industry

12/14/2018 - Inside the 3D printed pill that livestreams health readings to your doctor
Could you swallow a 3D printed pill that collects data from the inside of your stomach? For two years, a team of researchers based at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have been developing a mini device capable of just that. Called “Gastric Resident Electronics” (GREs) these pills are designed to sit in the stomach […] view more…
Source: 3D Printing Industry

12/14/2018 - Louisiana State University 3D prints full-body ‘human’ for radiotherapy
Meagan Moore, a Biological and Agricultural Engineering student from Louisiana State University (LSU) has 3D printed a full-size model of the human body for use in radiotherapy. Such models used in radiotherapy mimic the human tissue, and in medical terms are known as imaging phantoms or phantoms. They are used in radiotherapy to estimate the amount […] view more…
Source: 3D Printing Industry

12/14/2018 - MIT Implosion Fabrication 3D printing makes short work of microscopic objects
A collaboration between the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard, has produced a new 3D printing-powered micro fabrication technique. Termed “Implosion Fabrication” or “ImpFab” the method takes a leaf out of Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland, shrinking 3D printed objects down to size. Shrinking objects to 10 times […] view more…
Source: 3D Printing Industry

12/14/2018 - 3D Printing Jobs Update: Eaton, Future Tech Enterprise Inc., Out of the Box Construction, and Wikifactory
The 3D Printing Jobs website has new opportunities to help you build your additive manufacturing career. Today we are featuring 3D printing jobs for engineers, account executives, and an internship for makers. Eager to apply for one of the 3D printing vacancies below? Sign up and create your profile for free to apply to additive manufacturing […] view more…
Source: 3D Printing Industry

12/12/2018 - Technology, Speed Driving Design for Adidas Hockey
Adidas Hockey has created a new language around NHL designs with a revamped in-house design team methodology. The post Technology, Speed Driving Design for Adidas Hockey appeared first on HOW Design. view more…
Source: How Design

12/12/2018 - Design Award Galleries
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Source: How Design

12/12/2018 - Give yourself the gift of creativity!
A gift to focus and grown your creativity and passion pursuits! HOW Design Live is waiting! Early Bird Special available through Friday, Dec 14! The post Give yourself the gift of creativity! appeared first on HOW Design. view more…
Source: How Design

12/11/2018 - HOW Promotion & Marketing Design Awards
LEARN MORE! CLOSED HOW's Promotion & Marketing Design Awards is not currently accepting entries. This is the only HOW competition exclusively for promotional design. The post HOW Promotion & Marketing Design Awards appeared first on HOW Design. view more…
Source: How Design

11/16/2018 - There's an enormous 88% off PureVPN in the Christmas sale
With Black Friday been and gone, there are now Christmas deals to contend with. There's savings to be had on pretty much anything, so congratulations if you have managed to hold off on purchasing a particular product until now.  The reward for your patience? Fantastic deals that blow the prices from earlier in the year out of the water.  For many, the temptation to purchase a VPN (Virtual Private Network) would have been great, particularly as we celebrated Cyber Security Month in October. Well, for those that held off in the promise of a better deal, we have good news for you. PureVPN has launched its Christmas sale with its five-year deal down by an incredible 88%. PureVPN would usually set you back £8.51 a month over this contract, but the Black Friday price is just £1.03 a month, with a 31-day money-back guarantee for an extra layer of security.  Read more...More about Vpn, Cyber Security, Black Friday, Black Friday Deals, and Mashable Shopping view more…
Source: Mashable

5/19/2018 - The HopePage: Mining Crypto For UNICEF
The Hopepage is an all-new fundraising mechanic for UNICEF that operates on a global scale for good. For the very first time, anyone with a computer or laptop can mine cryptocurrency for a good cause, without the need of specialised equipment or software. Users simply keep The Hopepage open in a web browser to automatically [...] No related posts. view more…
Source: Digital Buzz

2/3/2018 - Nike “Run It” For The 2018 Winter Olympics
Nike is jumping deeper into the entertainment space with this new music video spot in the lead up to the 2018 Winter Olympics. It’s called “RUN IT” featuring Jay Park and shows a snowboarder racing between abandoned snow covered cars, designed to be celebrating rule-breakers. It’s all part of a campaign called “Impossible to Ignore,” [...] Related posts: Nike: Introducing The NBA Connected Jersey Gatorade Active Water: 3D Rain Installation view more…
Source: Digital Buzz

12/27/2017 - Samsung Ostrich: Do What You Can’t
For me, this was perhaps the best TVC of 2017. Samsung’s Ostrich. An icon of their #DoWhatYouCan’t campaign, plus the fact it won multiple Cannes Lions, this TVC made a dramatic twist in showcasing how VR can transport you to other worlds in an instant, in a seemingly realistic way. With this film, Samsung took [...] Related posts: Samsung + Casey Neistat: Human Flying Drone Samsung Presents: The Gaming Marathon view more…
Source: Digital Buzz

12/5/2017 - Destiny 2: An Amazon Alexa Gaming Wingman
So “Destiny 2″ has it’s own Alexa Skill. A Ghost Skill if you will… that is embedded into Amazon Alexa devices, to give players some help from the famous A.I. assistant, synced and integrated directly into the game in real time. The Ghost Skill enables a series of brand new ways to interact with the [...] Related posts: Introducing The Amazon Treasure Truck Samsung Presents: The Gaming Marathon Amazon’s Launches “Petlexa” Skill For the Echo view more…
Source: Digital Buzz

11/26/2017 - OK Go’s New “Obsession” Music Video
Here is OK Go’s latest music video extravaganza; Obsession. The innovative video (another magical piece!) is a collaboration between the band and paper company Double A, and utilises stop-motion, precise choreography and 567 high-speed printers to create the “world’s first paper mapping” project. And just so you know, the band added the disclaimer that all [...] No related posts. view more…
Source: Digital Buzz

2/10/2015 - Avoiding A Retweet Binge
By Rachael Wolensky Have you ever noticed when people you follow on Twitter go on a retweet binge? It can be annoying to seea business or individual’s interests taking over your news feed while you’re scrolling through Twitter. What if … Read the rest view more…
Source: Interactive Media

9/18/2014 - Insights on Switching, Centering, and Gestures for Touchscreens :: UXmatters
By Steven Hoober Published: September 2, 2014 “Touch devices are still fairly new. We’re still developing patterns for interactions and are just now beginning to understand how users understand and employ their touchscreen devices.” While I’ve discovered many things in … Read the rest view more…
Source: Interactive Media

7/21/2014 - Riding the Juggernaut That Left Print Behind – NYTimes.com
David Carr of the New York Times describes his struggle to keep up with reading printed publications in the era of instant news and information: Even if you aren’t one of those people worried about media consolidation — there are … Read the rest view more…
Source: Interactive Media

7/11/2014 - Email Design Reference and Resources
A portion of the CSS reset code used in the templates. by Phillip Simon, @quicmdirector Did you know that the email service MailChimp provides free tutorials and resources for creating HTML email messages? While some of the tutorials are about … Read the rest view more…
Source: Interactive Media

7/10/2014 - Coping with Shifts in Interactive Media Technology
Program Director Phillip Simon discusses adapting to change. Interactive Media Masters Program Director Phillip Simon analyzes how adaptable, inquisitive students can survive and stay engaged in the constantly shifting technology landscape, even a decade from now. This article is adapted … Read the rest view more…
Source: Interactive Media