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Mohawk Debuts Cards for Indigo

mohawk polyester cardEven a casual peek inside your wallet reveals just how prevalent membership cards are these days. This week at DSCOOPX, Mohawk will debut its Embedded Premium Polyester Cards that are both waterproof and tear proof, and designed to get optimum results on the HP Indigo digital presses. Whether you’re producing loyalty cards for your local retailer or identity cards for medical, educational and financial institutions, these cards give you another versatile …

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LCI to offer Gmund Color System

Gmund Color SystemThe future’s looking a great deal more colorful stateside as Massachusetts-based LCI Paper Co. prepares to offer the latest paper range from Germany’s Gmund – the Gmund Color System – in the U.S. According to LCI, “Gmund’s paper’s colors are uniquely rich in both texture and color options: 48 in total.” Many thanks to LCI for providing us with the photos below.

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Cool Cards of the Week

pop-up photographer's cardOur quest for the perfect business card continues, taking us into some unusual areas indeed. This week we get our tattoos topped up, go on a miniature photo shoot with a photographer, and get trippy with hand-painted calling cards from Russia. (For past cool cards of the week, head on over here.)

Photographer’s Pop-up Business Card

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Cool Designs of the Week

suit leave behindCool designs inspire, educate, and occasionally fill that need we all have from time to time: they get us excited about the possibilities of design once again. This week we brush up on our classics with “A Tale of Two Whiskies,” discover that suit and tie do indeed make a strong impression, and swing out to a calendar that is rock ‘n roll to its very soul. (For past cool designs …

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Cool Cards of the Week

fashion label cardHowever nifty your website, more often than not the first impression someone you’ve just met gets of what you can do is from your business card, and heaven help you if it doesn’t walk your talk. It’s something that a lot of people out there are taking to heart, it seems. This week, we get snippy with a barber, string a fashion studio along, and dust for clues with a private …

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Cool Designs of the Week

yellow submarine poster designDesign, like Forrest Gump’s famous chocolates, is often a case of not knowing what you’re going to get. (Read the diagram in the box, Forrest…) Usually it fills an obvious need, but some of the best design solves a problem you didn’t even know you had, like this week’s entries. Join us as we protect the world from Krampus, tackle the Etch-A-Sketch in a new and satisfying paper form, …

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